Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/28/12
The legend of Evan Gattis continues to grow. At 6-foot-4, 230 pounds, hes already big, but hes become Paul Bunyan-like in appearance. Satellites are needed to track his home runs. Tales of his feats and deeds are becoming mythic in proportion, crossing international boundaries. Amazing, no doubt. Especially for a 26-year-old who wandered away from the game for the better part of six years and hasnt had an at-bat above Double-A. The Braves are cautiously enamored about Gattis, a catcher who began learning left field last year because it might fast track him to the majors. Its thought Gattis is even being considered to help fill the void behind the plate for the first month of the 2013 season while Brian McCann finishes rehabbing from surgery on his right shoulder, but that duty most likely will go to Christian Bethancourt, a stronger defensive player and one of the Braves top prospects. One thing is for sure, Gattis can hit and he can hit for power. Manager Fredi Gonzalez ...
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