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Evan Gattis

30-Year-Old Catcher – Houston Astros

2017 Stats

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.294

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1

RBI

7

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5

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The best news of all for Gattis is that with the acquisition of Brian McCann, the Astros will let Gattis focus on being the primary designated hitter and not have to worry about donning the tools of i...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 253   DOB: 8/18/1986   BORN: Dallas, TX   COLLEGE: Texas-Permian Basin   DRAFTED: 23rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Evan Gattis Contract Information:

Signed a $3.3 million deal with the Astros in February of 2016 to avoid arbitration. The contract includes a $5.2 million option for 2017, with a $100,000 buyout

April 23, 2017  –  Evan Gattis News

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Gattis is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rays, Julia Morales of ROOT Sports reports.

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Evan Gattis Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 23 R DAN 60 242 222 33 64 14 10 0 4 29 0 0 6 44 0 2 12 .288 .339 .387 .726
2011 24 A ROM 88 377 338 58 109 48 24 2 22 71 2 4 25 53 1 2 11 .322 .386 .601 .987
2012 25 R GUL 4 13 12 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .500 .538 .500 1.038
2012 25 A LYN 21 94 78 14 30 16 7 0 9 29 1 1 10 12 0 2 4 .385 .468 .821 1.289
2012 25 AA MIS 49 207 182 24 47 26 13 4 9 37 1 1 20 29 0 1 4 .258 .343 .522 .865
2013 26 AAA GWI 5 22 21 1 7 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 .333 .364 .667 1.031
2013 26 MAJ ATL 105 382 354 44 86 42 21 0 21 65 0 0 21 81 0 3 4 .243 .291 .480 .771
2014 27 AAA GWI 4 16 16 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 .188 .188 .188 .376
2014 27 MAJ ATL 108 401 369 41 97 40 17 1 22 52 0 0 22 97 0 2 8 .263 .317 .493 .810
2015 28 MAJ HOU 153 604 566 66 139 58 20 11 27 88 0 1 30 119 0 5 3 .246 .285 .463 .748
2016 29 AA COR 11 42 40 8 15 7 2 0 5 10 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 .375 .405 .800 1.205
2016 29 MAJ HOU 128 499 447 58 112 51 19 0 32 72 2 1 43 127 0 5 4 .251 .319 .508 .827
2017 30 MAJ HOU 11 41 34 5 10 3 2 0 1 7 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 .294 .415 .441 .856
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3-Year Averages     129 500 460 55 116 49 18 4 27 70 0 0 31 114 0 4 5 .252 .304 .485 .789
Career  (View All)     505 1,927 1,770 214 444 194 79 12 103 284 2 2 123 428 0 15 19 .251 .304 .484 .788

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Evan Gattis Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 22 @TB 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .415 .441 .856
Apr. 21 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 20 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .405 .355 .760
Apr. 19 LAA 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .412 .379 .791
Apr. 18 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 17 LAA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .400 .360 .760
Apr. 15 @Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .423 .381 .804
Apr. 14 @Oak Did not play.
Apr. 12 @Sea Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Sea 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .458 .421 .879
Apr. 10 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .435 .333 .768
Apr. 9 KC 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .526 .429 .955
Apr. 8 KC Did not play.
Apr. 7 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .385 .364 .749
Apr. 6 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 5 Sea 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .444 .429 .873
Apr. 4 Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Apr. 3 Sea Did not play.
Last 7 Games 15 2 4 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .353 .467 .820
Last 14 Games 27 3 8 1 0 1 7 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 .296 .406 .444 .850
Last 30 Games 34 5 10 2 0 1 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 2 .294 .415 .441 .856

Evan Gattis: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 6 4
2016 55 71
2015 11 11 136
2014 93 3
2013 42 4 48 48 2

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Evan Gattis Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017112150.364.8181.318
20161562310231.288.545.886
2015198237280.237.424.698

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017233020.261.261.631
20162913522491.230.488.795
20153684320600.250.484.775

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017244020.333.375.842
20162312919401.234.515.812
20152893515480.273.509.818

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017101150.200.600.873
20162162913321.269.500.841
20152773112400.217.415.674
Evan Gattis Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 23 R DAN 242 222 2.5% 18.2% 0.14 80% .345 .099
2011 24 A ROM 377 338 6.6% 14.1% 0.47 84% .331 .279
2012 25 R GUL 13 12 7.7% 15.4% 0.50 83% .600 .000
2012 25 A LYN 94 78 10.6% 12.8% 0.83 85% .368 .436
2012 25 AA MIS 207 182 9.7% 14% 0.69 84% .264 .264
2013 26 AAA GWI 22 21 0% 18.2% 0.00 81% .375 .334
2013 26 MAJ ATL 382 354 5.5% 21.2% 0.26 77% .258 .237
2014 27 AAA GWI 16 16 0% 43.8% 0.00 56% .333 .000
2014 27 MAJ ATL 401 369 5.5% 24.2% 0.23 74% .300 .230
2015 28 MAJ HOU 604 566 5% 19.7% 0.25 79% .267 .217
2016 29 AA COR 42 40 2.4% 9.5% 0.25 90% .323 .425
2016 29 MAJ HOU 499 447 8.6% 25.5% 0.34 72% .278 .257
2017 30 MAJ HOU 41 34 17.1% 9.8% 1.75 88% .310 .147
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3-Year Averages     500 460 6.2% 22.8% 0.27 75% .279 .233
Career     1,927 1,770 6.4% 22.2% 0.29 76% .275 .233

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Evan Gattis Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 LF 71 -6 8 -3 -6 41 -1 15 -1
2016 C 445.3 0 0 0 0 230 0 77 0
2017 C 52 0 0 0 0 31 0 3 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 LF 0 -1 -2 0 0 0 -1 -3 0 -4
2016 C 4 3 0 0 -5 0 2 4
2017 C 0 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Evan Gattis    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.75 BB/K
ELITE
17.1% BB Rate
ELITE
9.8% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.856 OPS
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.415 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.294 AVG
GREAT
.310 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.441 SLG
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.147 ISO
WEAK

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Evan Gattis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gattis went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two RBI during Saturday's loss to Tampa Bay.

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Gattis went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Angels.

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Gattis will catch and bat sixth in Friday's game against the Royals.

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Gattis is hitting seventh in Tuesday's lineup as the Astros' designated hitter, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Gattis is out of the lineup Monday against the Mariners, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Gattis made his first spring start as a catcher in Friday's game against the Mets, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Gattis will play "maybe a touch more than a traditional backup [catcher] but will get plenty of time" behind Brian McCann, according to manager A.J. Hinch, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports. "I think what can change that is how the DH plays," Hinch said. "Obviously the performances will change. But McCann will catch a majority of the games, Gattis will catch the balance of them and then as the schedule permits and the health permits, then we'll adjust accordingly."

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2017

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2016

Acquired by the Astros via trade last January, Gattis finally moved out from behind the plate and worked exclusively in left field during spring training for Houston. The Astros soon found that the 29-year-old was a defensive liability no matter which position he played, so he was limited to just 11 games in left field during the 2015 season. He logged the rest of his career-high 153 games at DH and posted other career-best statistics in plate appearances (604), home runs (27) and RBI (88). Somehow, he hit 11 triples (tied for third-best in the majors), but he hit just .246 with a terrible .285 OBP. Gattis' fantasy value will take a hit now that he's no longer eligible at catcher, and he won't be outfield-eligible in many leagues either. That said, there has been some talk in camp that Gattis could return to catching occasionally in 2016, so he could regain that eligibility in leagues with liberal position eligibility rules. To further complicate matters, a sports hernia has him set to start the season on the DL, although he could return in mid-April.

2015

Despite being limited to just 108 games due to a back injury and various illnesses in 2014, Gattis still finished third among catchers in home runs, behind only Devin Mesoraco (25) and former teammate Brian McCann (23). His strikeout rate jumped by three percent (from 21.2% to 24.2%), but his BABIP improved by more than 40 points, resulting in a 20-point increase in batting average. He continued to struggle against breaking balls, as evidenced by his 36.0% whiff rate against such pitches last season, but his overall development at the plate was encouraging. The 28-year-old graded out as one of the worst defensive catchers in the majors, however, and an offseason trade to Houston only further increased the expectation that Gattis will move to left field in 2015. Of course, Gattis is still catcher eligible in most leagues, and he may continue seeing occasional starts behind the plate when the Astros' regular catchers need rest, but his rotisserie value will likely drop off considerably if he loses catcher eligibility in 2016. For this season, he'll benefit from a higher volume of playing time and the opportunity to play half of his games in a much more hitter-friendly home park in Houston. With the flexibility of playing left field and the potential to DH, Gattis could reach the 30-homer plateau for the first time in his career this season.

2014

An absolutely torrid spring earned Gattis a spot on the Braves' 2013 Opening Day roster, and he proceeded to hit .243/.291/.480 with 21 home runs and 65 RBI in 105 games as a 26-year-old rookie. It was improbable, to say the least, as he was just a few years removed from being completely out of baseball, working such jobs as a ski lift operator and a janitor, and he had logged just 207 at-bats above the High-A level. Gattis appears here to stay, however, because while he drew just 21 walks in 354 at-bats and posted a .678 OPS after the All-Star break, the power seems to be for real (.237 ISO), and he hit above .240 despite a .258 BABIP. Furthermore, he at least lessened concerns about his defense behind the plate and gained the confidence of his pitching staff in his game-calling abilities, while also proving to be at least a somewhat capable left fielder (four errors in 47 regular-season starts). The Braves let Brian McCann depart as a free agent, putting Gattis in line to open 2014 as the team's primary catcher and likely cleanup hitter, while he may see occasional starts in the outfield when he needs a break from catching duties. That said, Gattis will likely have his ups and downs again in his second season at the major league level, and he could eventually lose starts to the more athletically-gifted Christian Bethancourt, if he proves to be a liability behind the plate.

2013

It doesn't look like the Braves have figured out exactly what they want to do with Gattis yet. He has split time between catcher and outfield in his minor league career while also playing a handful of games at first base and DH. Certainly, the Braves would like to figure out a way to move Gattis' bat along quickest. Though he has been in the minors for just three seasons, Gattis is already 26 years old and lost part of his season to a wrist injury in 2012. His batting average took a dip in his first taste of Double-A, but his walk rate and power numbers still looked good. If he can stick at catcher, and that may be a big if, Gattis may very well have usurped Christian Bethancourt as the Braves' top catching prospect in the short term. The bat is for real, and considering his age he should be in Triple-A at some point during the 2013 season.