MLB

Atlanta Braves
2014 Avg.
.292
 
Career Avg.
.263
Name  Evan Gattis
Born  8/18/1986
Height  6-4
Weight  230
Number  24
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/28/2014 9:10:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Monday afternoon against the Padres.
Insight: It was Gattis' first homer since he returned from the disabled list. He missed more than three weeks with a bulging disk in his back.
 
7/24/2014 10:13:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is just 1-for-7 since his return from the disabled list, but has a favorable matchup Thursday.
Insight: Gattis was dealing with a bulging thoracic disc in his back. He's 5-for-7 (.714) versus Miami starter Henderson Alvarez. Gattis has a .286 average, 16 homers, 39 RBI and a .884 OPS this season.
 
7/21/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis (back) is expected to return Monday against Miami.
Insight: Gattis was dealing with a bulging thoracic disc in his back. He has a .290 average, 16 homers, 39 RBI and a .900 OPS this season and should be re-installed into all lineups.
 
7/16/2014 4:59:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Gattis is dealing with a bulging thoracic disc in his back. He's expected to play 3-4 games in the minors before returning to the Braves' lineup. Gattis has a .290 average, 16 homers, 39 RBI and a .900 OPS this season.
 
7/7/2014 9:42:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis (back) isn't ready to start baseball activities yet, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Gattis is dealing with a bulging thoracic disc in his back and is unlikely to be ready to return immediately after the All-Star break. He has a .290 average, 16 homers, 39 RBI and a .900 OPS this season.
 
6/30/2014 9:55:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is heading to the disabled list with a bulging thoracic disc in his back, according to Mark Bowman of mlb.com.
Insight: Gattis will be given an epidural Tuesday to speed up the healing process. For now, he's out indefinitely. He has a .290 average, 16 homers, 39 RBI and a .900 OPS this season.
 
6/30/2014 3:49:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis has not played since leaving Friday's game with back spasms and is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: Initial x-rays were negative, but he's expected to have an MRI on Monday in Atlanta, according to David O'Brien of AJC. Gattis is tied with Justin Upton for team lead in home runs with 16.
 
6/29/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis left Friday's game with back spasms, did not play Saturday and isn't expected to be in Sunday's lineup.
Insight: E-rays were negative, but he's expected to have an MRI on Monday in Atlanta, according to David O'Brien of AJC. Gattis is tied with Justin Upton for team lead in home runs with 16.
 
6/27/2014 8:36:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis left Friday's game with back spasms. SOURCE: David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: He left in the first inning. Gerald Laird (.213, 0 HR, 5 RBI) has come on to catch starter Julio Teheran.
 
Hot6/22/2014 9:22:00 AM
Description: Atlanta catcher Evan Gattis extended his hitting streak to 20 games Saturday in a win over Washington.
Insight: Gattis leads all big league catchers in home runs (16), is second in RBI (39) and would be third in batting average (.298) if he had enough at bats to qualify. Gattis has been a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing year for the Braves.
 
Hot6/18/2014 5:46:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a two-run homer in the first inning Wednesday afternoon.
Insight: Gattis has gone 27-for-69 (.391) with eight home runs and 20 RBI during the streak. He's hitting .294 with 16 home runs and 38 RBI this season.
 
6/17/2014 3:45:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against kyle Kendrick and the Phillies.
Insight: Routine day off. Gattis is having a great season, adding a solid batting average (.296) to the power he showed us last season. He's blasted 15 homers in 189 at-bats this season and should easily top last year's 21 home run total.
 
Hot6/15/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis homered for the fifth time this month Saturday night against the Angels.
Insight: We knew Gattis had power -- he hit 21 homers in 354 at-bats last season -- but he's exceeded expectations in that category with 15 jacks in 181 at-bats while also hitting .293. He caught 11 innings Saturday before coming out for a pinch-runner, so he likely won't start Sunday.
 
6/12/2014 1:06:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not in Thursday's starting lineup. Gerald laird will be behind the plate.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off after a night game. Gattis is batting .279 with 13 homers, 31 RBI and an .886 OPS.
 
6/11/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis had three hits, including a homer, two RBI, a walk and four runs scored Tuesday against the Rockies.
Insight: Entering the game, Gattis only had 18 runs all season despite hitting 12 homers. He's up to .280 with 13 homers, 31 RBI and an .895 OPS following his big night on Tuesday.
 
5/31/2014 1:20:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Gattis was hit twice last night and might be a bit sore. He's been a very good source of power for fantasy owners with 10 homers and 22 RBI in 41 games.
 
5/28/2014 7:05:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is back in the starting nine for Wednesday's game against Boston. SOURCE: David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: Gattis strained his wrist in batting practice yesterday but his X-rays came back negative and it looks like he's good to go. His ten home runs lead all major league catchers this season.
 
5/27/2014 7:11:00 PM
Description: Atlanta catcher Evan Gattis was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to a strained right wrist, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Gattis suffered the injury during batting practice. He's batted .368 with three home runs in 19 at-bats against left-handers this season, so Boston starter Jon Lester catches a break.
 
5/26/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: After smacking two homers Sunday against the Padres, Atlanta catcher Evan Gattis will sit on Monday in the opener versus Boston.
Insight: Gattis is only batting .248, but with 10 homers and an .822 OPS fantasy owners can't complain. Laird (.208, 0 HR, 3 RBI) can't produce those types of numbers and should be avoided.
 
5/25/2014 9:11:00 PM
Description: Atlanta catcher Evan Gattis clubbed two homers Sunday against the Padres.
Insight: Gattis is only batting .248, but with 10 homers and an .822 OPS fantasy owners can't complain.
 

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