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Evan Gattis | Designated Hitter

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 260
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Evan Gattis slugged two solo homers in the Astros' 6-2 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday.
Gattis went deep off Michael Pineda in the top of the second inning and off Adam Warren in the top of the eighth. He also homered Tuesday as part of a four-RBI game. "El Oso Blanco" is batting .243/.276/.464 with a career-high 22 home runs and 69 RBI in 121 games this season for the American League West-leading Astros. Aug 26 - 4:56 PM

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Evan Gattis had four RBI in a 2-for-4 effort in Tuesday's dismantling of the Yankees.

Gattis also drew two walks on the evening along with his two-run home run in the first inning and two-run single in the seventh. It was the most productive night the slugger has had at the dish in a long time. He's batting .241/.274/.450 with 20 home runs and 67 RBI.
Aug 25 - 10:45 PM

Evan Gattis clubbed a solo homer Friday against the Dodgers.

Gattis is now up to 19 home runs on the season. 13 of them have come at home, which shouldn't be much of a surprise given how friendly Minute Maid Park is to right-handed batters. The 29-year-old is batting .237/.269/.445 on the year.
Aug 21 - 11:09 PM

Evan Gattis had an RBI infield single and a solo home run, but the Astros dropped Monday's contest to the Rays.

Gattis chewed into the Rays' 4-0 lead, plating a run on an infield single in the second, then clubbing an Erasmo Ramirez pitch to the opposite field in the fourth for a solo homer. They would be the only two runs the Astros would score. Gattis hasn't been the offensive force the Astros expected when they traded for him with the Braves. He's hitting a meager .236/.269/.442 with 18 home runs and 62 RBI, serving mostly as the team's DH.
Aug 17 - 11:44 PM

Evan Gattis went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run scored in Sunday's loss to the Royals.

Coming into the season, Gattis had just one triple in 723 at-bats. This year? Six in 358 at-bats. Baseball is a strange, strange sport. The rocket man is hitting .246/.274/.450 with 16 homers and 57 RBI on the season.
Jul 26 - 5:01 PM

Evan Gattis went 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored as the Astros topped the Rangers 3-2 to begin the second half of the season.

Gattis has looked surprising svelte on the bases this season, as Friday's triple was his team-leading fifth of the year. With the two-hit effort, he is now hitting .244/.270/.451 with 15 homers and 54 RBI.
Jul 17 - 11:36 PM

Evan Gattis accounted for all of the Astros' offense in Wednesday's loss to the Indians, clubbing a two-run home run in a 1-for-4 effort.

He struck out in his other three at-bats after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning off of Trevor Bauer. Gattis is on a nine-game hitting streak and now owns a .249/.277/.463 batting line with 15 home runs and 53 RBI.
Jul 8 - 10:14 PM

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

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

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C1Jason Castro
2Hank Conger
1B1Chris Carter
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Jed Lowrie
3Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Colby Rasmus
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Jake Marisnick
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
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2Scott Kazmir
3Scott Feldman
4Collin McHugh
5Mike Fiers
6Lance McCullers
7Brad Peacock
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3Chad Qualls
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5Will Harris
6Tony Sipp
7Oliver Perez
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