Houston Astros: Three reasons why Evan Gattis isn’t going anywhere

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In Conclusion: Fans and Reporters All Need to Slow Their Roll!

If there is one thing that always annoys me in the off season most, it’s trade and moves speculation. Without a doubt, it is the worst part about being a writer for this sport. Too many what ifs to go around.

Consequently, Evan Gattis keeps being too much of the focus of all these talks. As stated before, I personally find it disrespectful and offensive to someone that not only helped win a championship

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for Houston, but wants to stay here.

Don’t believe me? Check out this quote he gave Brian McTaggart for the Houston Astros Gameday Magazine, July 2016 edition:

"“As far as I’m concerned, I love it here,” Gattis said. “I don’t really want to move or leave.”"

I don’t know about you, Houston, but this would be enough for me to want to keep a player around. Perhaps the organization should take things like this into consideration. For some, like Evan Gattis, it really isn’t about the money.

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Well, it is, but then it isn’t. He’ll command what is fair and rightfully due to him like anyone else. However, the ownership more than has the means to make this happen. Hopefully, they will make the right decision in this regard.

Someone needed to douse out this hot stove fire. Good thing, I took it upon myself to be the one to do so!