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Evan Gattis | Catcher | #11

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 253
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Texas-Permian Basin
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 23 (0) / ATL
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Evan Gattis (concussion) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Corpus Christi on Tuesday.
Gattis will catch 6-7 innings Tuesday, serve as a designated hitter Wednesday and then catch again Thursday. Assuming that all goes well, he would seem likely to be activated next weekend. Gattis has been out for most of August with post-concussion symptoms. Aug 20 - 12:51 PM

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Evan Gattis (concussion) will take batting practice on Wednesday.

Gattis was cleared to resume hitting after passing his imPact concussion test. He's hoping to be activated at some point during the team's current eight-game homestand. The Astros could sure use him with their other catcher Brian McCann (knee) also on the disabled list.
Aug 16 - 5:08 PM

Evan Gattis is still experiencing concussion symptoms.

Gattis suffered the brain injury last Friday and still hasn't been cleared for workouts. There is no timetable for his return from the concussion disabled list. It'll obviously be longer than seven days.
Aug 8 - 6:59 PM

Astros placed C Evan Gattis on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Gattis revealed after Fridays' game that he sustained a concussion on Thursday. Juan Centeno was recalled from Triple-A and will share the load with Brian McCann behind the dish in his absence.
Aug 5 - 2:13 PM

Evan Gattis suffered a concussion when he was hit by Corey Dickerson's backswing in Thursday's game against the Rays.

The injury was revealed after Friday's game. Gattis figures to land on the seven-day concussion DL, which would result in more playing time for Brian McCann. Juan Centeno would get the callup.
Aug 5 - 1:14 AM

Evan Gattis went 3-for-4 and swatted a two-run homer in a loss to the Tigers on Saturday.

He started off the game with a bang, blasting a Matt Boyd pitch over the wall in left with a runner aboard in the first inning. His other two hits were singles and he has his batting average up to .287 with 11 home runs and 44 RBI in 246 plate appearances.
Jul 29 - 9:25 PM

Evan Gattis went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a win over the Orioles on Saturday.

He singled and scored in the fifth, then came to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth and delivered an RBI single. The career .254 batter has a nice .292 batting average this year with 10 homers and 42 RBI in 59 games.
Jul 23 - 12:51 AM

Evan Gattis hit a pair of homers Tuesday, giving him 10 in 200 at-bats this season.

The Astros need to start giving more DH at-bats to Gattis, who has an OPS 150 points higher than Carlos Beltran's mark (.860 to .706). Gattis entered tonight with a 126 OPS+ after coming in at 125 last year. Beltran hasn't finished that high since 2013.
Jul 18 - 11:29 PM

Evan Gattis plated four of the Astros’ 19 runs Sunday in a win over the Blue Jays.

The Astros weren’t pulling any punches in this one. They hung five runs on Toronto in the second, six in the seventh and four more in the ninth. Gattis aided in the bloodbath with two hits including his eighth home run of the season. The 30-year-old has split time behind the plate with Brian McCann this year, though he’s been productive when called upon with a .284 average over 194 at-bats.
Jul 9 - 5:04 PM

Evan Gattis went 2-for-4 with a home run in Saturday's win over the Yankees.

Gattis got a Dellin Betances offering to his liking and deposited it into the seats for a solo shot, his sixth homer of the season. During a modest seven-game hitting streak, the 30-year-old has five doubles and two homers. Overall, Gattis is hitting .277/.332/.458 in 51 games.
Jul 2 - 12:08 AM

Evan Gattis is not in the Astros' lineup Saturday against the Mariners.

Brian McCann will catch and bat fifth Saturday against Mariners right-hander Sam Gaviglio. Gattis has started 27 games behind the plate and 16 at DH. He should be back in there on Sunday.
Jun 24 - 7:28 PM

Evan Gattis plated two runs Wednesday in the Astros’ win over the Athletics.

He drove in Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa on a sixth-inning single off left-hander Sean Manaea. That ended up being his only hit of the night as the Astros were able to claim victory in a low-scoring affair. Gattis led Houston with 32 homers a year ago but only has four to his credit this season.
Jun 22 - 1:20 AM

Evan Gattis finished 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run scored in Monday's 4-1 win in Oakland.

Gattis had been struggling at the plate, entering just 4-for-26 to drop his average from .287 to .264 since his four-hit performance on May 31. Perhaps this multi-hit effort will jump-start his offense again.
Jun 20 - 2:06 AM

Evan Gattis is not in the Astros' lineup Saturday against the Red Sox.

He's been alternating games with Brian McCann, who is back behind the plate for the middle game of Houston's three-game set with Boston. Gattis has had a quiet month, batting just .154 in 26 June at-bats.
Jun 17 - 4:22 PM

Evan Gattis is not in the Astros' lineup Thursday against the Tigers.

Gattis could use a rest after starting four of the last five games behind the plate. Juan Centeno will catch for Mike Fiers in Thursday's series finale. Gattis will go back to splitting catching duties with Brian McCann (concussion) when he returns from the disabled list this weekend.
May 25 - 5:43 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Evan Gattis
3Juan Centeno
4Max Stassi
1B1Yulieski Gurriel
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
3J.D. Davis
LF1Derek Fisher
CF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Lance McCullers
3Collin McHugh
4Charlie Morton
5Mike Fiers
6Brad Peacock
7Francis Martes
8Joe Musgrove
9David Paulino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Luke Gregerson
3Chris Devenski
4Will Harris
5Tyler Clippard
6Tony Sipp
7Jandel Gustave
8James Hoyt
9Michael Feliz
10Francisco Liriano