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Evan Gattis | Designated Hitter

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 260
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Evan Gattis finished 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored Tuesday against the Royals.
El Oso Blanco is quickly becoming a triples machine, as Tuesday's was his fourth triple of the season after registering just one through his first 213 games. It was also his second consecutive game with a triple, so don't be surprised if, as he did Monday, Gattis gets a day off soon to recover. The fleet-footed designated hitter is batting .238/.269/.448 overall. Jun 30 - 11:26 PM

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Evan Gattis is not in the Astros' lineup Monday.

It looks to simply be a day off. Jon Singleton is in the designated hitter spot in Gattis' place.
Jun 29 - 4:11 PM

Evan Gattis had an RBI triple in Sunday's win over the Yankees.

The designated hitter, not known for his wheels, legged out his third triple of the season and fourth of his career in the seventh inning to give the Astros the lead. The run batted in gives him 47 RBI on the year, ninth-best in the American League. His overall numbers lag a bit behind, as he's hitting .235/.266/.440 through Sunday's game.
Jun 28 - 4:47 PM

Evan Gattis went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Friday's loss to the Yankees.

Gattis now has back-to-back multi-hit games for the first time since May 29-30. The 28-year-old has alternated bad and good months so far this season, which has resulted in a .232 batting average and a .262 on-base percentage. However, he has managed 13 home runs and 45 RBI.
Jun 26 - 11:58 PM

Evan Gattis went 4-for-5 with three runs scored in Sunday's 13-0 demolition of the Mariners.

All four of Gattis' hits went for singles. Even with the effort, he's still hitting just .236. He doesn't rack up these kinds of multi-hit games very often, but he more than makes up for it with his power and production, as he's slugging .454 with 12 homers and 39 RBI over 229 at-bats.
Jun 14 - 6:04 PM

Evan Gattis went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the Astros' 6-4 victory on Tuesday.

Gattis blasted a three-run shot off Orioles starter Mike Wright in the third inning, his 12th home run of the season. The designated hitter is sixth in the AL in home runs and seventh in the league with 36 RBI. After a slow start, Gattis has proven to be what the Astros hoped they were getting when they traded for him this past winter.
Jun 3 - 12:04 AM

Evan Gattis extended his hitting streak to eight games, going 1-for-4 with a two-run single in Monday's win against the Orioles.

Gattis gave the Astros insurance, turning a 3-2 lead into a 5-2 lead with a two-run single to right field in the seventh inning. The DH has been on fire lately, homering three times with four multi-hit games during his eight-game hitting streak. On the year, Gattis has gone yard 11 times while driving in 33 runs and batting .231/.260/.484.
Jun 1 - 11:02 PM

Evan Gattis went 3-for-4 a two-run homer in Wednesday's loss to the Orioles.

Gattis connected on a two-run homer against Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez to tie the game in the seventh inning. The homer was his 10th of the year and his third in his last eight games. Gattis is still hitting just .218 but now has 30 RBI and 21 runs scored this season.
May 27 - 8:15 PM

Evan Gattis tripled, homered, knocked in three runs, and scored three runs as the Astros eked out a win in a slugfest with the Tigers on Sunday.

Gattis brought in the Astros' first two runs with a triple in the first inning and later scored on a balk. He added a solo home run in the sixth inning. The slugger's bat has heated back up as the month of May nears its end, picking his triple-slash line up to .201/.233/.435 with nine home runs and 28 RBI.
May 24 - 4:43 PM

Evan Gattis went 1-for-5 with an RBI triple in Thursday's extra-innings loss to the Tigers.

Gattis' triple off of David Price drove home the Astros' first run of the game in the seventh inning. To that point, Price had been almost untouchable (he finished the game with 12 strikeouts). The Astros would eventually claw their way back from a 5-0 deficit only to lose in the eleventh inning. Not normally the nimblest of players, the triple was just the second of Gattis' career. Gattis has a potentially explosive bat, but he's been very up-and-down this season, hitting .196/.220/.413 with 8 homers and 24 RBI.
May 21 - 5:04 PM

Evan Gattis slugged a two-run homer Wednesday in the Astros' defeat of the visiting A's.

Gattis also drew a walk in the afternoon victory over Oakland. He still has an ugly .196/.221/.406 season slash line, but that has come with eight home runs and 24 RBI in 38 games. A little more consistency would be nice.
May 20 - 5:26 PM

Evan Gattis is not in Thursday's lineup against the Blue Jays.

Gattis is currently in a 1-for-19 funk and will take a seat against right-hander Drew Hutchison. Preston Tucker will get the start out of the DH spot.
May 14 - 4:27 PM

Evan Gattis homered twice and drove in four runs in Sunday's 7-6 win over the Mariners.

Gattis put up huge numbers against the Mariners, finishing 2-for-4 with two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored. He hit a three-run shot off J.A. Happ in the first inning to jump the Astros out to a 3-0 lead, then hit a solo shot in the eighth inning to put them ahead 7-6. That would hold as the final score. Gattis has now homered in three straight games, a hot streak that's come seemingly from nowhere. Prior to the start of the team's home series with the Mariners, Gattis was hitting just .174/.208/.304 with two home runs and seven RBI. He exits with a line of .198/.225/.442, six home runs and 17 RBI. Not a bad little series.
May 3 - 5:41 PM

Evan Gattis is not in the Astros' lineup Wednesday.

Gattis homered in Tuesday's game, but he's now sat out two of the three contests in San Diego with the designated hitter spot not available. Jason Castro is also getting a day off, as Hank Conger is catching Dallas Keuchel.
Apr 29 - 1:15 PM

Evan Gattis is not in the Astros' lineup Monday.

The Astros don't have the designated hitter available in San Diego, so Gattis finds himself on the bench. He's hitting just .156/.194/.250 this season but does have two straight multi-hit games.
Apr 27 - 7:15 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jason Castro
2Hank Conger
1B1Chris Carter
2Jon Singleton
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Jed Lowrie
3Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Colby Rasmus
2Preston Tucker
3Domingo Santana
CF1Jake Marisnick
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
S1Scott Feldman
2Dallas Keuchel
3Collin McHugh
4Lance McCullers
5Vincent Velasquez
6Dan Straily
7Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
R1Luke Gregerson
2Pat Neshek
3Chad Qualls
4Josh Fields
5Tony Sipp
6Will Harris
7Joe Thatcher
8Samuel Deduno
9Roberto Hernandez