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24 Phillip Evans 3B

Pittsburgh Pirates

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April 12, 2021 10:40 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Collects two hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in Monday's 6-2 loss against the Padres.

Evans has now produced a multi-hit effort in three straight games and four of the last five. His third-inning double tied the game at 1-1 before the Padres' bats woke up. He's slashing a terrific .406/.457/.750 with five extra-base hits through 35 plate appearances.

April 11, 2021 05:04 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Launches homer against Cubs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 2-for-4 with a home run, an additional run scored and a walk in Saturday's win over the Cubs.

Evans went deep in the sixth inning off Dillon Maples and now has three home runs on the season. The third baseman has hit safely in five of Pittsburgh's last six games and has posted three multi-hit games and four RBI during that stretch.

April 7, 2021 01:40 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Provides only offense in rout
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 14-1 loss to the Reds.

He took Sal Romano deep for the Bucs' only offense of the game -- and Evans' second homer in as many contests. The 28-year-old got the start in right field with Gregory Polanco resting, but Evans figures to see most of his action at third base while Ke'Bryan Hayes (wrist) is sidelined.

April 6, 2021 12:12 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Goes yard against Reds
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 1-for-4 with a homer in Monday's 4-3 loss to Cincinnati.

He slid into the No. 2 spot in the batting order and delivered with a first-inning home run off Jose De Leon. Evans has four hits in his first eight at-bats since taking over at third base for the injured Ke'Bryan Hayes (wrist). He should continue seeing steady playing time for the rest of the week.

April 5, 2021 11:36 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Hits ground running Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 3-for-4 with an RBI in Sunday's loss against the Cubs.

Filling in for the injured Ke'Bryan Hayes (wrist), Evans posted the team's first three-hit performance of 2021. He should see plenty of action with Hayes sidelined for the coming week and could give fantasy owners an unexpected source of production. Evans hit .349 in limited play last summer before suffering a season-ending injury. How he does this week could boost his chances of playing in right field later in 2021, especially if Gregory Polanco continues to struggle or is moved via trade or waivers.

March 27, 2021 09:20 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Benefits from Friday roster move
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans figures to be Colin Moran's main backup at first base following the departure of Todd Frazier.

The 28-year-old will serve in a utility role, moving around the infield and outfield. Evans is hitting .393 in Grapefruit League action, including seven hits in his last 12 at-bats. He was off to a strong start in 2020 too, batting .359 in 39 at-bats, before breaking his jaw in a season-ending collision with Gregory Polanco.

March 20, 2021 09:04 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Returns to lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans (hamstring) is starting Saturday's spring game against the Tigers.

Evans was sidelined over the past few days due to left hamstring tightness, but he'll return to the lineup for Saturday's matchup. He'll start at third base and bat third and should continue to compete for a bench spot on the major-league roster with just under two weeks remaining until Opening Day.

March 17, 2021 10:20 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Could return to game action soon
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans (hamstring) could return to game action this weekend, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Evans was removed from Monday's lineup due to left hamstring tightness, but Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday that he could return to Grapefruit League as early as this weekend. The 28-year-old is competing for a bench spot ahead of the regular season and has gone 3-for-16 with four runs, two RBI, one stolen base, five walks and two strikeouts over eight spring games this year.

March 15, 2021 11:32 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Dealing with tight hamstring
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans was scratched from the lineup for Monday's game against Baltimore due to left hamstring tightness, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Evans is fighting for a bench spot this spring. It's not yet clear whether or not the hamstring issue will cost him enough time to take him out of the running. Troy Stokes replaced him in the lineup Monday.

March 13, 2021 08:52 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Unimpressive spring start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans started at first base and went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in Saturday's loss to the Yankees.

Before suffering a season-ending jaw injury in 2020, Evans proved to be a pleasant surprise. He's collected only three hits in 16 at-bats this spring, however, and could be on the outside looking in if the team decides to roster an extra pitcher. The addition of corner infielder Todd Frazier likely hasn't helped the 28-year-old's chances, either. Evans can be optioned to Triple-A, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him start 2021 with Indianapolis. He hit .359 with a homer and nine RBI in 39 at-bats with the Bucs prior to his injury last season.

March 1, 2021 08:28 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Back from injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans (jaw) is in the starting lineup for Monday's spring game against the Blue Jays.

Evans has been sidelined since breaking his jaw in a collision with teammate Gregory Polanco last August, but he has made a full recovery and is ready to resume playing. He will man the hot corner and hit cleanup in Monday's batting order.

August 19, 2020 05:08 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Set for surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans will undergo surgery to repair his broken jaw, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Evans landed on the 45-day injured list earlier in the month after sustaining a broken jaw and a concussion in a collision with teammate Gregory Polanco. While it was originally thought that he wouldn't require surgery, it turns out the 27-year-old will need a wire put in his jaw. Evans is eligible to return at the end of September, but the Pirates are preparing as though he'll miss the remainder of the season.

August 9, 2020 07:20 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Moves to injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans (jaw) was placed on the 45-day injured list Sunday.

The 27-year-old sustained a broken jaw and a concussion in a collision with teammate Gregory Polanco on Saturday, so this move was inevitable. Evans doesn't have a clear timetable for his return and isn't expected to require surgery on his jaw, but he won't be eligible to be activated until late September, so he may be done for the season.

August 9, 2020 10:00 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Suffers broken jaw, concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans sustained a fractured jaw and a concussion after colliding with teammate Gregory Polanco in Saturday's 11-5 loss to the Tigers, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Mackey relays that Evans isn't expected to require surgery to address the broken jaw, but the two injuries will almost certainly force him to the 10-day injured list and could very well spell an end to his season. The injury is a tough break for the 27-year-old, who earned a spot on the Pirates' Opening Day roster after a strong spring training and summer camp. After initially beginning the season as a utility man, Evans had settled into an everyday role of late and was slashing .359/.444/.487 with a home run, nine RBI and six runs in 11 games on the campaign. Evans' absence likely paves the way for Colin Moran to see more action as the club's everyday designated hitter while opening up more reps at third base for Erik Gonzalez.

August 8, 2020 06:24 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Exits after collision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans was removed from Saturday's game against the Tigers on a stretcher after colliding with teammate Gregory Polanco in the field, Stephen J. Nesbitt of The Athletic reports.

Evans was hit in the head by Polanco's elbow as the two went after a ball in foul territory, and he remained motionless on ground after the collision. The specifics of the injury remains unclear, but he'll likely need to clear the concussion protocol before retaking the field.

August 8, 2020 07:08 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Cracks first MLB homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 3-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and four RBI in Friday's 17-13 extra-innings loss to the Tigers.

Getting the start in right field and hitting sixth, Evans delivered his best performance yet, taking Matthew Boyd deep in the fifth inning for his first career big-league homer. The 27-year-old, who came into the season with only 61 plate appearances in the bigs, is now slashing .378/.452/.514 through 10 games for Pittsburgh, and manager Derek Shelton will continue to find room for him in the starting lineup as long as he's scorching hot at the plate.

August 6, 2020 10:56 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Handling near-everyday role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans will start at third base and bat second Thursday against the Twins.

Evans will crack the lineup for the fifth time in six games, and manager Derek Shelton should continue to find a spot in the starting nine for the 27-year-old at third base, designated hitter or in left field while he continues to wield a hot bat. After multi-hit efforts in his last two starts, Evans is currently sitting on a .393 average across 33 plate appearances on the season.

July 26, 2020 11:24 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Collects three hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and one RBI in Sunday's 5-1 win over St. Louis.

Evans tacked on an insurance run with his RBI double in the eighth inning. It's unclear where the 27-year-old utilityman will see regular playing time, but the NL adopting the designated hitter should help him as long as he can hold his own at the dish.

July 25, 2020 11:28 AM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Earns first start for Bucs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans will start at third base and bat sixth against the Cardinals on Saturday.

Evans has an opportunity for playing time, provided he can replicate the offense he's shown at the minor-league level. Colin Moran, who started at third base Friday, will serve as the team's designated hitter Saturday.

July 24, 2020 01:40 PM
Pirates' Phillip Evans: Makes Opening Day roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Evans will break summer camp as part of Pittsburgh's 30-man roster.

The backup gives manager Derek Shelton versatility in the field and pop at the plate. Evans has previously struggled at the major-league level but likely has the best opportunity of his career. If he does show any power then he could earn additional playing time on a power-starved team.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
04/16@ MILW 6-15010000
04/14vs SDW 5-14000010
04/13vs SDW 8-42200010
04/12vs SDL 2-64020100
04/11vs CHCW 7-15120000
04/10vs CHCW 8-24221110
04/08vs CHCL 2-43000010
Fantasy Points By Week
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021PIT1243814354700.326.420.5811.001
2020PIT1139614195701.359.444.4870.932
2018NYM152113012810.143.217.1430.360
2017NYM1933410014800.303.395.3640.758
Total571361941416153011.301.391.4340.825
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021PIT12202500301
2020PIT11201900101
2018NYM1500300001
2017NYM19201200100
Total57605900503
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2011R-Gcl Mets4153520012301.333.412.467
2011R-Kingsport Mets3113420031200.364.417.545
2011ASX-Brooklyn Cyclones28110000----00.125.125.125
2012ASX-Brooklyn Cyclones73294327481529314820.252.328.337
2013AFX-Savannah Sand Gnats1063503571131225306042.203.268.263
2014R-Gcl Mets13020000--100.667.667.667
2014AFA-St. Lucie Mets1113893496160439395901.247.314.319
2015AFA-St. Lucie Mets772521959143032244422.234.300.314
2016AA-Binghamton9636150121300839196011.335.374.485
2016AFA-St. Lucie9283400025300.143.273.143
2017AAA-Las Vegas 51s127466581302631156427923.279.341.418
2018AAA-Las Vegas 51s622193456811439214243.256.327.493
2019AAA-Iowa Cubs130466791323031761577414.283.371.470
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/212
Birthdate:
09/10/1992
Age:
28
Hometown:
Whittier, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:

MLB Experience:
1