MLB

Atlanta Braves
2014 Avg.
.263
 
Career Avg.
.253
Name  Evan Gattis
Born  8/18/1986
Height  6-4
Weight  230
Number  24
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/25/2014 3:36:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is back in the Braves starting lineup on Thursday against the Pirates.
Insight: Thursday will be Gattis' first start since Sept. 7. The catcher has been battling strep throat and kidney stone for nearly the past three weeks. He will start at catcher and bat sixth, but he is expected to only play five innings.
 
9/21/2014 9:14:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis grounded out as a pinch-hitter in his return on Saturday.
Insight: It was Gattis' first at-bat since Sept. 7 due to strep throat and a kidney stone. It is unclear when he will return to the starting lineup.
 
9/17/2014 3:42:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is still not back in the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: The Braves were hoping to have him back for last weekend, but that didn't happen. He's now missed nine starts in a row due to strept throat and with the Braves hopes fading fast we're not sure when he'll return. The catcher is hitting .270/.325/.507 with 22 home runs and 52 RBI in 359 at-bats this year.
 
9/16/2014 4:08:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is still not back in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: The Braves were hoping Gattis would DH this weekend in Texas, but that didn't happen. He's now missed eight starts in a row due to strept throat. The catcher is hitting .270/.325/.507 with 22 home runs and 52 RBI in 359 at-bats this year.
 
9/13/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis will not return on Sunday.
Insight: The Braves were hoping Gattis would DH this weekend in Texas, but that will not happen. The catcher is hitting .270/.325/.507 with 22 home runs and 52 RBI in 359 at-bats this year. Gattis has ben out since Monday with strep throat.
 
9/13/2014 1:30:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is still out of the lineup on Saturday.
Insight: Gattis is still recovering from strep throat. He was feeling better on Saturday and will likely be in the lineup on Sunday.
 
9/12/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is still out of the lineup on Friday.
Insight: Atlanta was hoping Gattis would DH in Texas, but the catcher still hasn't recovered from strep throat. Hopefully, he returns at some point this weekend.
 
9/9/2014 3:56:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis was out Monday due to strep throat and is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: The Braves are starting Gerald Laird behind the plate while Gattis is ill, but the backup has very little fantasy value. Gattis has 22 home runs and a .832 OPS this season. he's expected to miss a couple of days.
 
9/9/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis was out Monday due to strep throat and will likely be sidelined for a few days.
Insight: The Braves are starting Gerald Laird behind the plate while Gattis is ill, but the backup has very little fantasy value. Gattis has 22 home runs and a .832 OPS this season.
 
9/8/2014 4:09:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is out Monday due to strep throat.
Insight: The Braves are starting Gerald Laird behind the plate on Monday. Gattis might be out a couple of days with his illness. He has 22 home runs and a .832 OPS this season.
 
9/6/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis went 3-for-5, including an inside-the-park home run in the top of the tenth to give Atlanta a, 4-3, victory over Miami on Saturday.
Insight: It was the biggest offensive production day for the catcher since late July. Gattis should get extra fantasy points for chugging around the bases for the game-winning home run, but owners will take it. Gattis is hitting .271 with 22 home runs and 52 RBI this year.
 
9/3/2014 10:54:00 AM
Description: Braves catcherr Evan Gattis is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: It appears to simply be a routine day game after a night game off. Gattis has slammed 21 homers this season, but injuries have held him to 98 games played.
 
9/1/2014 12:11:00 PM
Description: Braves catcherr Evan Gattis is not in the starting lineup for Monday's game against Philadelphia
Insight: He had faced Phillies ace Cole Hamels just six times, but has taken him deep twice. Gattis's home run on Sunday was his first extra-base hit in a week. This appears to be a routine day off.
 
9/1/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Evan Gattis has faced Phillies ace Cole Hamels just six times, but has taken him deep twice.
Insight: Gattis's home run on Sunday was his first extra-base hit in a week, but perhaps he can make it two in a row this afternoon..
 
8/31/2014 8:06:00 PM
Description: Evan Gattis went 1-for-4 with a solo home on Sunday against the Marlins.
Insight: Gattis was not a smart start on Sunday due to his 0-for-8 with four strikeouts lifetime performance against Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi. The catcher rewarded his loyal owners with a solo shot in the second inning as the Braves defeated the Marlins, 1-0.
 
8/31/2014 9:41:00 AM
Description: Leave Braves catcher Evan Gattis on your bench Sunday.
Insight: Gattis is 0-for-8 with four strikeouts against Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi. Gattis has produced 20 homers this season and no matter where he plays next season as long as he's eligible as a catcher he's be a fantasy-worthy starter. But not Sunday in this unfavorable matchup.
 
8/28/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Gerald Laird will get the start. Laird is a solid backstop, but not much of a fantasy value with a .219 batting average. Gattis has struggled since he returned from a bulging disk in his back, but his second consecutive 20 home run season makes him a top fantasy backstop.
 
8/26/2014 11:01:00 AM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is just 1-for-12 against Mets starter Dillon Gee.
Insight: Gattis has struggled since he returned from a bulging disk in his back, but his second consecutive 20 home run season makes him a top fantasy backstop. Avoid him Tuesday in this poor matchup.
 
8/24/2014 5:01:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis went 2-for-3 with a double and a solo homer Sunday at Cincinnati.
Insight: Gattis has struggled since he returned from a bulging disk in his back, but his home run stroke appears to be back. He's hit three of them in his last eight starts.
 
8/22/2014 4:34:00 PM
Description: Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not in the lineup for Friday's game against Cincinnati and Mat Latos.
Insight: Gerald Laird will get the start behind the plate andf he's 2-for-3 against Latos in their matchups. Gattis was hitless Thursday night.
 

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