Getting the bat on a shoulder-high pitch is one thing, but what Evan Gattis did to this Trevor Bauer fastball last night boggles the mind:
On Wednesday, Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis saw 17 pitches and struck out four times. Yesterday, Gattis saw 17 more pitches and struck out four more times. That’s eight straight strikeouts on just 34 pitches, and six of those punch outs featured Gattis going down swinging.
Evan Gattis is maybe the best thing going in baseball. Now he's been given a fictional backstory to match.