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Braves | Evan Gattis tearing cover off the ball

Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis hit his third home run of the season Wednesday, April 10, and he's batting .391 with an .826 slugging percentage in the early going. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he will consider using Gattis at first base Friday, April 12, to get C Gerald Laird in the game. "It's hard to take that bat out of the lineup," the manager said. "Hey, I've got two days to think about it. Probably not, but we'll see. I've done crazier stuff. Make sure you tune in."

Fantasy Tip: Gattis should be added in two-catcher leagues or mixed formats if you aren't getting production from your incumbent. It'll be interesting to see how the catching situation shakes out when Brian McCann (shoulder) returns from the DL - likely in early May. McCann might be rested often upon his return.

2013-04-11 11:36:52 | Source: The Associated Press

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