The Score "Evan Gattis is going back behind the plate. Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced Friday that the slugger was optioned to Double-A Corpus Christi to get more reps at catcher, his original position. It's a curious move considering Gattis hasn't played the position since 2014, when he..." May 07
#Astros announce that Matt Duffy has been optioned to Triple-A. Evan Gattis will be activated off the 15-day DL.
When asked about his availability for Opening Day, Evan Gattis said "unlikely."
Evan Gattis (hernia surgery) hit 25 overhand pitches this morning and expects to take BP on the field tomorrow. Dr. checkup today.
CBS Sports "A little more than a week ago, Astros OF/DH Evan Gattis underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia. As Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports, Gattis, even though he's recovering well, isn't sure he'll be ready for Opening Day. Drellich writes: Gattis' recovery calls for 4-6 weeks,..." February 18
MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros have reached a deal to avoid arbitration with slugger Evan Gattis, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link). Gattis will be guaranteed $3.4MM in the deal, Drellich tweets, but $100K of that comes in the form of a buyout for a $5.2MM club option for the 2017..." February 16
Houston Chronicle "A year ago in spring training, there was talk of a position-player logjam for the Astros involving established players such as Evan Gattis, Colby Rasmus and Chris Carter - a conundrum that never materialized. The scene is different a year later, with several prospects scraping for a..." February 11
Houston Chronicle "One of the Astros' big bats won't be taking hacks when the Astros hold their first full workout on Feb. 23. Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis recently underwent surgery to repair a hernia, the Chronicle has learned, taking away most of his spring training at a minimum. The recovery is four..." February 10