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2014 Avg.
.255
 
Career Avg.
.256
Name  Andrelton Simmons
Born  9/4/1989
Height  6-2
Weight  170
Number  19
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/24/2014 4:28:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is a career 1-for-15 (.067) against Miami right-hander Henderson Alvarez. Update - Simmons is not in the lineup.
Insight: Simmons is baseball's best defensive shortstop, but he doesn't do enough with the bat or on the basepaths to be a fantasy option (.257, 5 HR, 33 RBI, 34 runs, 3 SB in 96 games).
 
7/24/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is a career 1-for-15 (.067) against Miami right-hander Henderson Alvarez.
Insight: Simmons is baseball's best defensive shortstop, but he doesn't do enough with the bat or on the basepaths to be a fantasy option (.257, 5 HR, 33 RBI, 34 runs, 3 SB in 96 games).
 
6/11/2014 9:45:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons hit a grand slam off Juan Nicasio in the first inning Tuesday at Colorado.
Insight: Simmons is baseball's best defensive shortstop, but he doesn't do enough with the bat or on the basepaths to be a fantasy option.
 
5/29/2014 3:40:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is back in the starting lineup for Thursday's game against Boston. SOURCE: Kevin McAlpin, 680 The Fan
Insight: Simmons (.266, 4 HR, 13 RBI) tweaked his ankle earlier this week but only had to miss one game. He's never gotten a hit against tonight's starting pitcher Jake Peavy.
 
5/29/2014 10:29:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons exited Tuesday's game, missed Wednesday's contest, but could be ready to go on Thursday.
Insight: Simmons has dealt with it for the past few weeks, according to a Atlanta Journal-Constitution report. He's batting .266 with four homers, 13 RBI and 12 run scored.
 
5/27/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons exited Tuesday's game with right ankle inflammation, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: He's considered day-to-day. Simmons went 2-for-3 Tuesday and is hitting .266 with four home runs, 12 runs and a .693 OPS this year.
 
5/20/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has gone 8-for-16 (.500) in his last four games.
Insight: Simmons hit his fourth homer of the season Tuesday and is up to .285 with a .754 OPS this year. However, he has just 12 RBI, 12 runs and zero steals.
 
5/17/2014 5:16:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons went 3-for-3 with a double Saturday at St. Louis.
Insight: Simmons went 26-for-90 (.289) with three home runs and three strikeouts prior to May, but he's gone 12-for-48 (.250) with zero homers and nine Ks this month.
 
5/4/2014 12:00:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons won't be available Sunday against the Giants. SOURCE: David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: He's out for personal reasons. The team fully expects him back for Monday's series opener against St. Louis. Ramiro Pena (.200, 1 HR, 3 RBI) will start in his place.
 
Hot4/14/2014 10:55:00 PM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons had both a triple and a homer for the second straight game Monday against the Phillies.
Insight: Simmons went 3-for-5 and is hitting .341 with zero Ks in 41 at-bats this season.
 
4/13/2014 8:20:00 PM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons went 2-for-5 with a triple, a homer and three RBI Sunday against Washington.
Insight: Simmons missed two games this week with a jammed wrist but he appears to be fine. The defensive wizard is off to a.306 start.
 
4/11/2014 6:13:00 PM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons (wrist) is not in the lineup Friday, according to Mark Bowman of mlb.com.
Insight: Simmons has hit .321 (9-for-28) and still hasn't struck out this season. He suffered the wrist injury when he landed awkwardly on a tag play at the plate Wednesday night.
 
4/10/2014 6:09:00 PM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons jammed his right wrist Wednesday night and is not in Thursday's lineup against the Mets, the team announced.
Insight: Simmons has hit .321 (9-for-28) and still hasn't struck out this season. He suffered the wrist injury when he landed awkwardly on a tag play at the plate Wednesday night.
 
4/5/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons is hitless in nine at-bats versus Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: Simmons quietly smashed 17 homers and scored 76 runs last season and is a solid fantasy option ... just not on Saturday.
 
2/20/2014 7:46:00 PM
Description: Atlanta has reached an agreement with shortstop Andrelton Simmons on a new seven-year contract extension. SOURCE: Braves on Twitter
Insight: Are there any Braves left that haven't gotten an extension in the last week? Simmons' new deal will be worth $58 million. Simmons is coming off a productive season (.248, 17 HR, 59 RBI) and should have an even better one in 2014.
 
9/22/2013 6:58:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left the yard twice in Sunday's win over Chicago.
Insight: Sunday was Simmons' first multi-home run game since May 6th. He's fifth among major league shortstops in home runs with 17.
 
9/18/2013 6:09:00 PM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons won't be available for Wednesday's tilt against Washington. SOURCE: Mark Bowman, MLB.com
Insight: Simmons is out with a sore neck though it doesn't sound like he'll miss more than a game or two. Backup Elliot Johnson is getting the start at shortstop Wednesday in the series finale.
 
9/2/2013 6:39:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is 15-for-46 (.326) with five doubles, a triple, a homer and seven RBI over his last 13 games.
Insight: Simmons is a fantastic defensive shortstop but he really hasn't done anything special with the bat this season. Even with his recent hot streak, he's hitting .249 with 12 homers, 47 RBI, five steals and a .670 OPS.
 
8/21/2013 7:22:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons went 3-for-4 with a walk and a run Wednesday.
Insight: Simmons has had a down year at the plate, hitting .246 with a .658 OPS. He's 12-for-59 (.203) in August.
 
8/18/2013 11:47:00 AM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons won't appear in Sunday's game versus Washington.
Insight: Simmons went hitless in Saturday night's 15-inning marathon (0-for-3 with three walks). Paul Janish (.118, 0 HR, 1 RBI) will take over at shortstop in Simmons' absence.
 

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