Found June 16, 2013 on Atlanta Bullpen:
Sunday’s game against the San Francisco Giants marks the third game in a row and fifth in the last six that power hitting Braves catcher/left fielder/first baseman Evan Gattis did not start.  During the Braves four game losing streak that ended Saturday night, Gattis started only one game. Gattis didn’t start Saturday night’s game against the Giants, but came in and was instrumental in the come from behind victory.  With one out in the bottom of the ninth, with the Braves behind 5-4, Gattis drew a walk on five pitches.  Reed Johnson pinch ran for him and scored the tying run. Has Gattis been benched?  When a guy gets one start in six games and sits three in a row, what do you call it if not benched? When you look at what Gattis has done the first 2.5 months of the season, it is a real head scratcher as to why he isn’t getting more starts and more at bats.  I understand that there are other guys on the team who are good players and have to get their at bats.  But why has Gattis only ...
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