Astros designated hitter Gattis has sports hernia surgery

HOUSTON (AP) Houston designated hitter Evan Gattis underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia. Gattis had the surgery on Tuesday and will be out four to six weeks. He will join the Astros on time for spring training and rehabilitate with the team's medical staff in Florida. In his first year with the Astros last season, he led the team with 27 homers and 88 RBIs, both career...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Evan Gattis reportedly sidelined 4-6 weeks after hernia surgery

Houston Astros DH Evan Gattis will be sidelined for four to six weeks after recent hernia surgery, MLB.com reports.After his condition worsened a week ago, Gattis had an MRI exam that revealed the problem. He told MLB.com that he is optimistic he will he be ready by the start of the regular season or shortly afterward.Gattis slugged 27 homers in his first season with the Astros in...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: The Precedent for Evan Gattis’ Triples

Evan Gattis was probably never fast. That is, he wasn’t fast in comparison to many baseball players he was around while coming up through the minors. He certainly isn’t fast now, and at this point, we can confidently say that he probably never will be. And that’s fine, because speed isn’t really his game: coming into the 2015 season, he had zero stolen bases and one triple...
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Where did Evan Gattis' sudden spike in triples come from?

Evan Gattis was probably never fast. That is, he wasn't fast in comparison to many baseball players he was around while coming up through the minors. He certainly isn't fast now, and at this point, we can confidently say that he probably never will be. And that's fine, because speed isn't really his game: coming into the 2015 season, he had zero stolen bases and one triple in his...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis hit a one-handed homer

Houston Astros DH Evan Gattis has a *ton* of power – and that power was in full display during Houston’s blowout loss to the Ranger on Wednesday night. In the eighth inning, Gattis hit a one-handed homer off of Andrew Faulkner…while swinging with one hand. Gattis is setting career-highs across the board this season, in runs, hits, triples (incredibly), homers, walks, strikeouts...
Via The Outside Corner
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis hits home run with one hand (video)

Houston Astros slugger Evan Gattis has come on strong in the second half of the season, and has hit 23 home runs and driven in 77 more. He gets a lot of power behind his swing, which was evidenced by what he did in Wednesday night’s game against the Texas Rangers. During one particular at-bat, Gattis’ bottom hand slipped off the bat. But everything was cool, as he used the other...
Via The Sports Daily
September 17, 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

Braves Injury Updates: Evan Gattis, Tyler Pastornicky

The Atlanta Braves' Evan Gattis and Tyler Pastornicky are vital to the Atlanta Braves now and in the future. They could even be Gold Glove and Silver Slugger winners some day. Right now, they are injured and out of the struggling Braves lineup.#493064785 / gettyimages.comEvan Gattis sat out of his second straight game with viral symptoms and was feeling  nauseous, as reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 23, 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

Atlanta Braves news: Brian McCann moves on to New York

The development that most Braves’ fans were expecting to hit the newswire came to fruition on Saturday afternoon, as it was announced that longtime Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann had agreed to terms on a 5-year, $85 million deal with the New York Yankees. The deal also includes a vesting option for a sixth year that would push the contract’s value to $100 million. McCann...
Via isportsweb.com
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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