Gattis Keeps Slugging in Bid for Braves Bench Job

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Gattis Keeps Slugging in Bid for Braves Bench Job
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Evan Gattis continued his spring pillaging Tuesday when the Braves bench candidate went 2-for-2 with two doubles and three RBIs in a 12-3 win against St. Louis. The catcher/left fielder entered in the seventh inning and doubled in both of his plate appearances, including a bases-loaded line drive in the eighth inning on a first-pitch 97-mph fastball from Cardinals closer Jason Motte. Gattis pulled that ball to left field, bouncing it over the fence.

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