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Evan Gattis

31-Year-Old Catcher – Houston Astros

2018 Stats

AVG

.250

HR

15

RBI

49

R

31

SB

1

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gattis missed time with head and wrist injuries in 2017, and when healthy, he was the secondary catching option behind Brian McCann in Houston. Naturally, the power numbers suffered with the dip in pl...

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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 one-year, $6.7 million contract with the Astros in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

June 24, 2018  –  Evan Gattis News

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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 AA COR 2 7 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .000 .286 .000 .286
2017 30 MAJ HOU 84 325 300 41 79 34 22 0 12 55 0 1 18 50 0 3 4 .263 .311 .457 .768
2018 31 MAJ HOU 68 244 220 31 55 26 11 0 15 49 1 0 17 54 0 4 3 .250 .307 .505 .812
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3-Year Averages     121 474 437 55 110 46 20 3 23 71 0 1 30 98 0 4 3 .252 .302 .469 .771
Career  (View All)     646 2,455 2,256 281 568 251 110 12 129 381 3 3 151 528 0 22 26 .252 .303 .483 .786

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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
Jun. 24 KC 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .307 .505 .812
Jun. 23 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .247 .305 .489 .794
Jun. 22 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .311 .498 .809
Jun. 20 TB 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .312 .505 .817
Jun. 19 TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .313 .505 .818
Jun. 18 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .310 .507 .817
Jun. 17 @KC 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .311 .510 .821
Jun. 16 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .303 .505 .808
Jun. 15 @KC 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .309 .515 .824
Jun. 14 @Oak 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .305 .495 .800
Jun. 13 @Oak 3 2 2 0 0 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .246 .308 .503 .811
Jun. 12 @Oak 4 1 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .300 .467 .767
Jun. 10 @Tex 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .296 .444 .740
Jun. 9 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .299 .451 .750
Jun. 8 @Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .305 .462 .767
Jun. 7 @Tex 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .301 .461 .762
Jun. 6 Sea 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .297 .442 .739
Jun. 5 Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .287 .419 .706
Jun. 3 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .293 .429 .722
Jun. 2 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .300 .441 .741
Jun. 1 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .307 .453 .760
May. 31 Bos Did not play.
May. 30 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .309 .438 .747
May. 29 @NYY 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .236 .310 .443 .753
May. 28 @NYY 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .307 .423 .730
May. 27 @Cle 6 2 2 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .295 .422 .717
May. 26 @Cle 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .294 .380 .674
May. 25 @Cle 4 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .230 .295 .389 .684
May. 24 @Cle Did not play.
May. 23 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .276 .369 .645
Last 7 Games 20 3 6 1 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 .300 .348 .500 .848
Last 14 Games 49 8 14 3 0 5 18 3 11 0 0 0 3 0 .286 .309 .653 .962
Last 30 Games 101 19 29 4 0 11 34 8 19 0 0 1 3 0 .287 .336 .653 .989

Evan Gattis: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 2 59
2017 49 1 29
2016 55 71
2015 11 11 136
2014 93 3
2013 42 4 48 48 2

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Evan Gattis: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 1

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Evan Gattis Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201880106140.250.525.824
20178794190.241.448.728
20161562310231.288.545.886

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018140219351.250.493.805
2017213328360.272.460.783
20162913522491.230.488.795

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20189485111.160.340.554
2017146164190.274.445.776
20162312919401.234.515.812

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181262310380.317.6271.003
2017154258360.253.468.758
20162162913321.269.500.841
Evan Gattis vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
J.A. Happ TOR 13 3 1 0 1 4 1 1 0 0 .231 .286 .538 .824

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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% .341 .099
2011 24 A ROM 377 338 6.6% 14.1% 0.47 84% .328 .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% .356 .436
2012 25 AA MIS 207 182 9.7% 14% 0.69 84% .262 .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% .255 .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% .298 .230
2015 28 MAJ HOU 604 566 5% 19.7% 0.25 79% .264 .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% .273 .257
2017 30 AA COR 7 5 28.6% 28.6% 1.00 60% .000 .000
2017 30 MAJ HOU 325 300 5.5% 15.4% 0.36 83% .278 .194
2018 31 MAJ HOU 244 220 7% 22.1% 0.31 75% .258 .255
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3-Year Averages     474 437 6.3% 20.7% 0.31 78% .272 .217
Career     2,455 2,256 6.2% 21.5% 0.29 77% .271 .231

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Evan Gattis Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
C 2018 4 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 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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0.31 BB/K
WEAK
7.0% BB Rate
WEAK
22.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.812 OPS
GOOD
.307 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.250 AVG
WEAK
.258 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.505 SLG
GREAT
.255 ISO
ELITE

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

Gattis is not in the lineup Monday against the Rays.

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Gattis went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a 7-4 win over the Royals on Sunday.

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Gattis went 2-for-4 with a double, a grand slam and two runs scored in Friday's win over the Royals.

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Gattis homered twice and knocked in five in a 2-for-3 game Wednesday against the Athletics.

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Gattis went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and five RBI in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Athletics.

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Gattis went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored Thursday against the Rangers.

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Gattis went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's 7-3 win over the Red Sox.

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Gattis is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Red Sox.

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Gattis went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Yankees.

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Gattis went 2-for-6 with two home runs, two runs scored and four RBI Sunday in the loss to the Indians.

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Gattis is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Indians.

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Gattis is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Indians.

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Gattis is not in Friday's lineup against the Indians.

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Gattis went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Angels.

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Gattis went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 6-1 win over Texas.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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 ignorance too often. Gattis set a career high with 32 homers last season, but with the uptick in power came a career-worst strikeout rate. Righties were a big problem for Gattis in 2016; even though he hit 22 of his 32 homers against right-handers, he batted .230 and struck out 29 percent of the time against them compared to .288 and 19 percent against lefties. He is projected to hit in the bottom half of the lineup, perhaps in between lefties McCann and Josh Reddick. Most importantly, Gattis retains catching eligibility in 2017.

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.