Evans is batting leadoff against the Brewers on Monday.
Evans, who has started only 14 games since June 18, is slashing .208/.364/.283 with one homer in his last 66 plate appearances. He's hitless with three walks in three career at-bats against Monday starter Eric Lauer. After some early-season success, Evans has struggled to find a role on the rebuilding Pirates. It wouldn't be surprising to see him move on from the organization over the winter.
Evans remains on the bench for Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks.
Evans looked like he might have been a candidate to capture an everyday role in either the corner outfield or first base when he was reinstated from the injured list Friday, but he's started in only one of the Pirates' six games since his return. John Nogowski appears secure as the Pirates' first baseman for now, while Ben Gamel and Gregory Polanco are locked in as the primary starters in the corner outfield. Most of Evans' opportunities will likely come against left-handed pitching for the time being.
Evans (concussion) was reinstated from the 7-day injured list Friday.
Evans suffered a concussion July 5 when he collided with an opponent, but he resumed baseball activities during the All-Star break and will now be available to return to game action. The 28-year-old isn't starting Friday against the Mets but could compete with John Nogowski for playing time at first base going forward.
Pirates general manager Ben Cherington said Sunday that Evans (concussion) has "initiated baseball activity" in Pittsburgh, Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Evans' ability to resume some activity suggests he's made progress since being diagnosed with a concussion after collision with an opponent Monday. The 28-year-old is expected to gradually ramp up over the All-Star break, and he could be ready to return from the 7-day injured list when the Pirates kick off their second-half schedule Friday against the Mets.
Evans (concussion) was placed on the 7-day injured list Tuesday, Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Evans sustained a head injury while sliding into third base in Monday's win over Atlanta, and he'll be sidelined through the All-Star break after a concussion was confirmed Tuesday. It's not yet clear when the 27-year-old will be able to return, but the first date that he'll be eligible will be July 16. Rodolfo Castro was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis as part of a corresponding move, and he should help fill a depth role while Evans is unavailable.
Evans was removed from Monday's win against Atlanta and is in the concussion protocol, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
The 28-year-old apparently suffered the injury while sliding into third base during the third inning when he collided with an infielder, though he wasn't actually removed from the contest until the eighth inning. Evans went 1-for-4 with an RBI before leaving the game. He'll be placed on the 7-day injured list if a concussion is confirmed.
Evans is out of the lineup Thursday versus Milwaukee.
Evans started the past three games and will take a seat after going 0-for-13 with five strikeouts in his past four contests. The 28-year-old is expected to see more time at first base going forward with Colin Moran out due to a fractured wrist, but Erik Gonzalez will receive the nod Thursday.
Evans went 1-for-4 with two RBI in Friday's 5-4 win against the Cardinals.
He was generously awarded a single on a liner that right fielder Lars Nootbaar initially caught but then dropped. Regardless, Evans has hit the ball hard and driven in runs in both of his last two games. Since coming off the IL in early June, he's slashing .229/.260/.313 in 50 plate appearances.
Evans went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in Thursday's 8-2 triumph over the Cardinals.
Evans pinch hit for reliever Chris Stratton in the eighth and took Wade LeBlanc deep to left for Pittsburgh's seventh run of the game. The homer was his first in over two months as Evans has notably cooled after a torrid start with a current .216/.306/.320 slash line.
Evans is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the White Sox.
After going 3-for-8 with a run scored in the Pirates' past two games while picking up one start apiece at the two corner-outfield spots, Evans will take a seat for the day game after a night game. The Pirates will start Gregory Polanco and Ben Gamel in right and left field, respectively.
Evans isn't starting Saturday's game against Cleveland.
Evans is 1-for-12 with a double, two RBI, a run and two walks across his last four appearances, and he'll be out of the lineup for a second straight game. Ben Gamel will start in left field and bat sixth.
Evans will sit Friday against Cleveland, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
Evans hits the bench after starting six of the last seven games. The last two of those came at first base, but Colin Moran will reclaim that position now that he's over his back troubles.
Evans is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.
Evans will sit for the second time in six games since he returned from the injured list Tuesday. He started at a different position in each of his last four games, but Evans' main path to playing time will likely come in left field moving forward. Ben Gamel will check into the lineup for Evans in the series finale in Milwaukee.
Evans is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Dodgers, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
In his return from the injured list in Tuesday's 5-3 loss, Evans started in left field and went 1-for-4 with a run. Ka'ai Tom will pick up a start at the position Wednesday, but his mediocre .559 OPS could be enough to make Evans the preferred option in most games.
Evans went 1-for-4 with a run scored in a 5-3 loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday.
He started in left field in his first game back from the injured list and later moved to right field. Evans, whose sole hit was an opposite-field single off Joe Kelly, batted seventh in his first action since May 12. With third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes and first baseman Colin Moran both healthy, Evans will likely see most of his playing time in left field and as a utility player. The 28-year-old was in a 7-for-53 funk before getting hurt, so it will be interesting to see whether he can find his stroke after a month-long layoff.
Evans (hamstring) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list prior to Tuesday's game against the Dodgers, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.comreports.
Evans has been sidelined since suffering a left hamstring strain in mid-May. He began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on June 1 and is now set to rejoin the Pirates. The 28-year-old figures to resume his role as a utility man.
The Pirates plan to re-evaluate Evans (hamstring) on Monday before determining whether he's ready to return from the injured list ahead of Tuesday's series opener against the Dodgers, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
Though Evans and Colin Moran (groin) both began rehab assignments at Triple-A Indianapolis on June 1, Moran was activated Sunday, whereas Evans remained on the IL. According to general manager Ben Cherington, Evans stayed on the rehab assignment largely because the Pirates wanted to see how he looked at multiple positions, given that he'll likely fill a utility role once reinstated. Whenever he returns, Evans would likely present the biggest threat to Ka'ai Tom and Ben Gamel, both of whom have struggled to produce while sharing duties in left field in recent weeks.
Evans (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, Jake Crouse of MLB.com reports.
Evans was placed on the 10-day injured list May 13 with the hamstring issue. He resumed running May 20 and is now set to test his hamstring in live game action. If all goes well during his rehab assignment, a return to the Pirates by the end of the week does not seem out of the question.
General manager Ben Cherington announced Sunday that Evans (hamstring) will be going on a rehab assignment in the coming days, Jake Crouse of MLB.com reports.
Cherington highlighted Monday as a possible start date to both Evans' and Colin Moran's (groin) rehab stints. It's unclear how long Evans will need to take before he rejoins Pittsburgh, but a return by the end of the week does not seem out of the question.
Evans (hamstring), who is eligible to return May 23 from the injured list, has participated in some full-speed running drills, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.
It sounds as though he could return to action sometime within the next week. Evans hasn't played since injuring his hamstring May 12. He figures to see steady playing time when he returns, given the team's offensive struggles, though he had only 11 hits in his last 79 at-bats.
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|08/02||@ MIL||L 2-6||5||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|08/01||vs PHI||L 4-15||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/29||vs MIL||L 0-12||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/28||vs MIL||L 3-7||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/27||vs MIL||L 0-9||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|07/25||@ SF||L 1-6||2||0||0||0||0||1||0|
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|2013||AFX-Savannah Sand Gnats||106||350||35||71||13||1||2||25||30||60||4||2||.203||.268||.263|
|2014||AFA-St. Lucie Mets||111||389||34||96||16||0||4||39||39||59||0||1||.247||.314||.319|
|2015||AFA-St. Lucie Mets||77||252||19||59||14||3||0||32||24||44||2||2||.234||.300||.314|
|2017||AAA-Las Vegas 51s||127||466||58||130||26||3||11||56||42||79||2||3||.279||.341||.418|
|2018||AAA-Las Vegas 51s||62||219||34||56||8||1||14||39||21||42||4||3||.256||.327||.493|