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EVAN GATTIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Brave Gattis comfortable in new home, role in Houston

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- The phone call came in at 8 a.m. It was mid-January, a month away from spring training, and by 10 a.m. Evan Gattis was boarding a plane bound for Houston, back to his home state and, eventually, to a new franchise. The 28-year-old passed his physical and in the span of 13 hours became an Astro. The Atlanta Braves' final offseason blockbuster was complete, their...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can the Houston Astros make the playoff in 2015?

In December, the Houston Astros announced that Taylor Swift would be performing at Minute Maid Park on October 13, 2015, and stated that the concert would be rescheduled if the Astros are playing a home playoff game that day. Yahoo posted a short article that the team sent out an overly optimistic tweet. Yahoo’s writer does not see the potential in this young team and does not...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gattis traded to Astros, exodus out of ATL continues

If any question remained what Atanta’s offseason plan was, it was made perfectly clear Wednesday when the Braves traded fan favorite Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros for a package of three prospects. The Braves are undoubtedly rebuilding for the 2017 debut of their new stadium, Sun Trust Park. Evan Gattis will move to a hitter friendly park in a pitching dominant AL West in his...
Via BravesWire
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves Deal Evan Gattis to the Astros

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher/outfielder Evan Gattis from the Atlanta Braves according to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Gattis swatted 22 home runs despite playing only 93 games last season, and can absolutely mash. In his career against the Mets, Gattis batted .236 with 3 homers and 6 RBI in 21 games. In return, the Braves receive pitching prospects Michael Fo...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves keep overhauling, agree to trade Evan Gattis to Astros

The Atlanta Braves have continued their season-long rebuild that they’re refusing to call a rebuild, dealing hitter (with no glove really necessary) Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros for three prospects – Mike Foltynewicz, Rio Ruiz, and Andrew Thurman. Sorry Mike Foltynewicz, Rio Ruiz and 3d prospect going from #astros to #Braves — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) January...
Via The Outside Corner
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros Close to Acquiring Evan Gattis for Notable Prospects

The Braves housecleaning reportedly continued today, with the team nearing a deal that would ship sometimes-catcher Evan Gattis to Houston in exchange for prospects Mike Foltynewicz, Rio Ruiz, and Andrew Thurman. The quick overview of the players going both directions. Gattis is a 28 year old with top shelf power, but limited skills beyond that, […]
Via Fangraphs
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves Rumors: Evan Gattis done in Atlanta?

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis was behind the plate for the Braves' season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. However, with some recent suspicion about his future, could that have been his last game with the club? #493812085 / gettyimages.com This is according to a report by David O'Brien for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on ajc.com:Evan Gattis will...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis to begin rehab assignment on Thursday

getty images Evan Gattis will begin his minor league rehab assignment on Thursday. The date for Gattis to start his rehab had been up in the air but now the catcher will report to Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday. He is expected to play a few games before being activated as soon as Monday. Gattis has been out of action with a bulging disc in his upper back since the end of June. Recently...
Via Tireball.com
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

DRIVEN: Evan Gattis -- My Story

The Braves' Evan Gattis visits Datamatic in Texas, where he once worked as a janitor, in an except from 'DRIVEN: Evan Gattis -- My Story,' which debuts April 8 at 11 p.m. ET on SportSouth.
Via FOXSports.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

DRIVEN: Evan Gattis

The DRIVEN series on Fox Sports South is always fascinating, and hopefully this episode starring Evan Gattis will fall in line. I'll be at the premiere tonight; so please say hello if you're there as well!   DRIVEN: Evan Gattis – My Story Premieres Tuesday, April 8 on SportSouth ATLANTA – SportSouth, a FOX Sports Regional Network, will debut DRIVEN: Evan Gattis – My Story...
Via Love My Bravos
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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