Evan Gattis

Evan Gattis

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/253 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Dallas, Texas
College: Texas-Permian Basin
Draft: 2010 23rd round by the
  • USA TODAY Sports

    MLB superpowers at a crossroads: Dodgers, Astros, Yankees, Red Sox will shape free agency

    As the calendar turns to December, baseball's bluebloods can shape the winter market with their decisions on free agent stars.

  • Associated Press

    Slugging Abreu joins Astros team looking to repeat as champs

    José Abreu has spent his entire nine-year MLB career with the Chicago White Sox, but Astros owner Jim Crane isn’t worried about how the newly signed first baseman will fit in with his teammates in Houston. “José pulled out his phone last night and had the phone numbers of our entire team,” Crane said with a laugh. Abreu was introduced in Houston on Tuesday after signing a three-year contract with the World Series champions, adding another powerful hitter to a lineup full of them and filling the team's biggest offseason need.

  • The Canadian Press

    Free agent Abreu signs $58.5M. 3-year deal with Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu and the World Series champion Astros agreed to a $58.5 million, three-year contract Monday, adding another powerful bat to Houston's lineup. Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, gets $19.5 million in each of the next three seasons. He spent his first nine major league seasons with the Chicago White Sox. The first baseman became a free agent after batting .304 with 15 home runs, 75 RBIs and an .824 OPS this year. With the Astros, he replaces Yuli Gurriel at first base in a batting or