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Gattis hits 2 home runs in Astros' 7-2 win over Angels

HOUSTON (AP) Evan Gattis doesn't know why he hits better when he catches compared to when he's the designated hitter. ''I've seen the stats and heard it's kind of a big split, but I just want to pretend like I'm catching when I'm not,'' Gattis said. He was catching Saturday night, and his bat came alive. Gattis had two home runs and four RBIs in his return to the lineup, Collin...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gattis smacks two homers on his gnome night

Evan Gattis returned to the Astros lineup for Saturday's game against Los Angeles after missing one game ith a left hand contusion, while Jason Castro was scratched for the same injury to his right hand.
Via Astros.com
6 days ago

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
January 25, 2016  |  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

WATCH: Evan Gattis hits HR with only one hand

Never trust a man who doesn’t wear batting gloves. Don’t believe us? Take a look at the home run Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis hit Wednesday and you’ll understand why. After Gattis’ top hand slipped off the bat mid-swing, he somehow managed to complete his smooth stroke and launch a pitch from Texas Rangers reliever Andrew Faulkner into the stratosphere. See?...
Via NESN.com
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Astros: historic power or potential for blackout?

Spring Training games have begun throughout baseball. Some of the new faces for the Houston Astros have made their spring debut. The offense has been reconstructed this offseason with the additions of Evan Gattis, Colby Rasmus, Jed Lowrie, and Luis Valbuena. They also have the reigning batting champion Jose Altuve. The roster looks to have some firepower this season. There can easily...
Via isportsweb.com
March 07, 2015  |  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
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves keep overhauling, agree to trade Evan Gattis to Astros

By Joe Lucia 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. New York Post columnist and MLB Insider Joel Sherman reported the deal on Twitter:  Sorry Mike Foltynewicz...
Via The Outside Corner
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves catcher Gattis heads to 15-day DL with back injury

The Atlanta Braves' struggling lineup will have to make due without catcher Evan Gattis, one of its most productive hitters this season, for an extended period of time.  The Braves' medical staff revealed MRI results showed Gattis has a bulging thoracic disc and will head to the 15-day disabled list, per a team announcement. A corresponding roster move will be announced prior to...
Via Fox Sports South
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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