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Birth Date8-18-1986
Height6' 4"
Weight260 lbs
Age27 years, 10 months, 26 days
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WARP Summary

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YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2013 ATL 26 105 382 354 44 86 21 0 21 170 21 81 4 3 0 65 0 0 .243 .291 .480 .271 18.7 -0.4 2.0
2014 ATL 27 63 243 224 29 65 10 1 16 125 14 53 4 1 0 39 0 0 .290 .342 .558 .328 22.0 -0.8 2.3
Career16862557873151311372953513484010400.261.310.510.29340.7-1.24.3

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2010 DNV Rk 60 242 .271 .262 .312 .393 .274 .345 93 2.7 8.5 1 0.7 1.1 12.6 1.3 12.6 1.3
2011 ROM A 88 377 .332 .260 .329 .398 .259 .328 107 29 10.9 1 -0.5 0.1 38.8 3.9 38.8 3.9
2012 LYN A+ 21 94 .414 .275 .344 .421 .275 .356 98 16.1 2.8 0 -0.0 -0.5 18.9 1.9 18.9 1.9
2012 MIS AA 49 207 .273 .253 .332 .386 .261 .262 97 2.9 5.7 0 -1.7 0.2 8.0 0.7 8.0 0.7
2012 BRA Rk 4 13 .357 .235 .331 .322 .253 .600 104 1.5 0.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.7 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 ZUL Wnt 53 219 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ATL MLB 105 382 .271 .256 .318 .401 .262 .255 100 4 10.0 1 -0.4 0.6 18.7 2.0 18.7 2.0
2013 GWN AAA 5 22 .344 .267 .338 .414 .266 .375 104 2 0.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.6 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2014 ATL MLB 63 243 .328 .249 .311 .388 .262 .314 96 15.6 6.3 3.5 -0.8 -2.4 22.0 2.3 22.0 2.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2010 DNV Rk 242 33 64 10 0 4 29 6 44 0 0 .288 .342 .387 .099 .271 12.6 0.7 1.3
2011 ROM A 377 58 109 24 2 22 71 25 53 2 4 .322 .386 .601 .278 .332 38.8 -0.5 3.9
2012 MIS AA 207 24 47 13 4 9 37 20 29 1 1 .258 .343 .522 .264 .273 8.0 -1.7 0.7
2012 LYN A+ 94 14 30 7 0 9 29 10 12 1 1 .385 .468 .821 .436 .414 18.9 -0.0 1.9
2012 ZUL Wnt 219 32 59 9 0 16 44 16 30 1 1 .303 .365 .595 .292 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 BRA Rk 13 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .500 .538 .500 .000 .357 1.3 0.1 0.1
2013 GWN AAA 22 1 7 4 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 .333 .364 .667 .333 .344 2.0 -0.1 0.2
2013 ATL MLB 382 44 86 21 0 21 65 21 81 0 0 .243 .291 .480 .237 .271 18.7 -0.4 2.0
2014 ATL MLB 243 29 65 10 1 16 39 14 53 0 0 .290 .342 .558 .268 .328 22.0 -0.8 2.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 1300 0.4592 0.5527 0.7758 0.7136 0.4154 0.8286 0.6986 0.2242
2014 845 0.4533 0.5349 0.7345 0.7023 0.3961 0.8364 0.5847 0.2655
Career21450.45690.54570.75950.70910.40780.83170.65370.2405

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-29 - 15-DL - - - Mid Back Cartilage Injury Bulging Disc -
2014-05-27 2014-05-28 DTD 1 1 Right Wrist Strain -
2014-05-20 2014-05-24 DTD 4 4 - General Medical Illness - -
2014-04-05 2014-04-08 DTD 3 2 - General Medical Illness - -
2014-03-18 2014-03-24 Camp 6 0 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2013-10-20 2013-10-20 Off 0 0 Right Knee Surgery Loose Body From Previous OATS Surgery - Date Is Estimated 2013-10-20 -
2013-06-18 2013-07-14 15-DL 26 24 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2012-05-20 2012-07-29 Minors 70 0 Left Wrist Strain Tendons - -
2011-08-31 2011-09-06 Minors 6 5 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2006-08-10 2006-08-10 Coll 0 0 Right Knee Surgery OATS Procedure for Cartilage - Date Is Estimated 2006-08-15 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 ATL $
2014 ATL $520,250
2013 ATL $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$490,000
2011Current$520,250
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,010,250
2 yrTotal$1,010,250

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 0 d1 year/$520,250 (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$520,250 (2014). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Contract purchased by Atlanta 3/31/13.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2010 (23-704) (University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .260 .308 .500 .278
11 vs R (Multi) .236 .284 .473 .260
18 Split (Multi) -.024 -.024 -.027 -.018
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .260 .308 .500 .278
31 vs R (2013) .236 .284 .473 .260
38 Split (2013) -.024 -.024 -.027 -.018
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Christian Bethancourt taking the full time gig from Evan Gattis at anytime during this year?
(Derron from ATL)
Could depend on the rest of the Braves offense. If BJ gets it in gear and is a productive hitter, Uggla bounces back, etc. then the Braves will be able to go defense first behind the plate. If not, they'll need Gattis' pop. My guess is that injuries create plenty of at-bats for Gattis in other spots than just as the C. (Jeff Moore)
2013-05-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Would you trade Ryan Howard for Evan Gattis and Adam Eaton?
(CharlieHodge from MetsNation)
That's tough because Gattis could be squeezed once McCann is 100% back and Heyward returns. Eaton hasn't had AB one yet. I would pass. (Paul Sporer)
2013-05-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do fantasy owners who don't have room for another catcher do with Evan Gattis? Love the pop he provides but if he's only playing 2-3 games a week is it worth keeping him on the roster?
(Mark from Ky.)
Really depends on league format, but probably not in most mixed league formats. (Paul Sporer)
2013-04-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)So, I picked up Evan Gattis on the wire, and now an impatient owner dumped Sal Perez. Going forward in a points league where pretty much everything counts, I want Perez, yes? Especially with McCann on his way back soon?
(Yatchisin from a rock and a hard place)
I would lean toward Perez, if only because his playing time feels more secure. I think the Braves will be creative in getting Gattis into the lineup but 1) I don't think he's going to play everyday and 2) I don't know that he'll continue to hit this well. (R.J. Anderson)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)Does Evan Gattis hold much value once McCann gets back?
(nubber from tx)
Probably not - once McCann and Freeman are healthy, he probably gets 2 starts a week plus one at bat a night as the first guy off the bench. Leaves him in fantasy purgatory. (Bret Sayre)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)With McCann's free agency fast approaching what impact could Evan Gattis have in 2014?
(morrsco from Atlanta)
Let's all slow our roll with Evan Gattis. He may just be Chris Shelton with below average defense behind the plate. (Bret Sayre)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)What are the chances that Evan Gattis can actually stick as a major leaguer? Is he a real catcher, or just a rogue bat?
(Nick from Hotlanta)
I'm not sure. I want hi to stick around because he's from Texas and the narrative has a lot of #want, but I'm just not sure. I haven't seen enough, to be honest. (Jason Parks)
2013-03-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Evan Gattis worth a flyer in an 11-team NL only 5x5 league? Need to pick up a catcher and only others available are Hundley, McKenry, Laird, Navarro and Maldanado.
(JP from LA)
If those are your options, absolutely. Gattis could put up nice numbers for an NL-only endgame catcher in April before McCann comes back. (Bret Sayre)
2013-01-16 13:30:00 (link to chat)As a life long Braves fan, I have a questions about a couple of prospects. Evan Gattis and Edward Salcedo. What does the timetable on each look like? Do you think either will develop into an impact player at the major league level?
(Quincy from The A)
Gattis needs to be healthy to make an impact, something that's been quite tough for him. He's not a catcher at the big league level and he has to hit at the top of his abilities to stand up on an outfield corner. I think he ends up as more of a solid player than one that makes a major impact.

With Salcedo, the tools have always been present, but the approach in the batter's box still lags behind. I think some of the issues he faced around the time he signed, keeping him off the field for a while, really set him back a bit. He's still only 21-years old and he has everything needed to be an impact player. He carries a lot of risk, but he has the makeup and work ethic to pull it off. (Mark Anderson)
2012-12-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Evan Gattis worth a late-round flier in a silly deep scoresheet league?
(ChoppertoChipper from Edmonton)
Sure, they could feasibly bring him up this year given his advanced age relative to his level. Keep in mind that the same age that could get him a call is also a factor in his nice stats that we've seen. He could probably be your last pick, though I'm brand new to scoresheet and have yet to complete my first draft (we're midway through). (Paul Sporer)
2012-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is it even worth speculating about Evan Gattis's future? Or is he just too unique?
(Dees from Jersey)
I think he could be in Atlanta by September. (Kevin Goldstein)
2012-04-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any early thoughts on how Bethancourt is adapting to his new level? Is there a reason to get excited about Evan Gattis?
(ChoppertoChipper from Edmonton)
There is a reason to be very patient, regardless of the result. The raw defensive tools will make him a major leaguer. The development of the bat is what could not only keep him at the level, but make him a special player. The bat is going to take some time to develop. (Jason Parks)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2013 2711 38 2.2 5.7 1376 -2.1 -0.6 -3.1 1.6 2.7
2014 4132 23 0.7 1.2 2445 -9.5 -2.7 -7.6 -1.9 -6.4
total 6843 60 2.8 2.9 3821 -8.2 -2.3 -4.2 0.5 -1.3

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