Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.254
 
Career Avg.
.252
Name  Andrelton Simmons
Born  9/4/1989
Height  6-2
Weight  195
Number  19
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/17/2015 11:04:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is not in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Just a normal day of rest. Pedro Ciriaco will get the start at short.
 
3/8/2015 11:36:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is 2-for-15 in his career against Marlins starting pitcher Tom Koehler.
Insight: Simmons isn't really fantasy relevant, so he should be avoided on Wednesday.
 
3/2/2015 2:49:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is dealing with an oblique strain that will keep him out of the lineup for about a week.
Insight: He's a great glove man, but his fantasy value is limited by a mediocre bat. He hit .244 last season with seven homers, 46 RBI, 44 runs and four steals. He did hit 17 HR in 2013, so there may still be hope as he's only 25-years-old.
 
9/28/2014 10:46:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is out of the lineup Sunday against the Phillies.
Insight: With a .063 career average (1-for-16) against Cole Hamels, Simmons will rest during the season finale. He finishes the year with a .244/.286/.331 line, along with seven homers and 46 RBI.
 
9/18/2014 1:03:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left Wednesday's game with an ankle injury.
Insight: The defensive ace is a guy you would like on your real team, but not your fantasy team with his .244 batting average and .621 OPS.
 
9/1/2014 9:44:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is just 1-for-14 in his career against Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: The defensive ace is batting .247 with very little power and speed and doesn't hold much fantasy value.
 
8/20/2014 4:01:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left Tuesday's game with a sore left hip, but he's in the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: He was out of the lineup for nine games with an ankle injury earlier this month. The defensive ace has batted .252 with very little power and speed.
 
8/15/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (ankle) is not in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: He was out of the lineup for six straight games them played two Wednesday and Thursday. Simmons is a great glove man, but he's hitting .251 with five home runs and a .639 OPS.
 
8/13/2014 6:01:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (ankle) is back in the lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers.
Insight: He was out of the lineup for six straight games. Simmons is a great glove man, but he's hitting .249 with five home runs and a .637 OPS.
 
8/12/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (ankle) is out of the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: He was hoping to return after getting in a workout Monday, but he'll get his sixth straight day off. Simmons is a great glove man, but he's hitting .249 with five home runs and a .637 OPS.
 
8/11/2014 3:02:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left last Tuesday's game with a left ankle sprain and while manager Fredi Gonzalez says he's feeling better he's shooting for a Tuesday return.
Insight: Simmons is a great glove man, but he's hitting .249 with five home runs and a .637 OPS, so he isn't a good fantasy option. Update: Simmons is not in Monday's lineup. Emilio Bonifacio will get the start.
 
8/11/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left last Tuesday's game with a left ankle sprain and while manager Fredi Gonzalez says he's feeling better he's shooting for a Tuesday return.
Insight: Simmons is a great glove man, but he's hitting .249 with five home runs and a .637 OPS, so he isn't a good fantasy option.
 
8/8/2014 3:43:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left Tuesday's game with a left ankle sprain and is still walking with a limp, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Simmons' ankle swelled up after he stopped icing it Tuesday night. He's a great glove man, but he's hitting .249 with five home runs and a .637 OPS, so he isn't a good fantasy option anyway.
 
8/6/2014 2:25:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left Tuesday's game with a left ankle sprain and is currently on crutches. SOURCE: David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: Simmons' ankle swelled up after he stopped icing it Tuesday night. He's hitting .249 with five home runs and a .637 OPS, so he isn't a good fantasy option anyway.
 
8/3/2014 1:58:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against San Diego.
Insight: Simmons has a great glove, but mediocre bat leaving him at the low end for prospective fantasy owners (.249, 5 HR, 36 RBI, 33 runs, 3 SB in 105 games).
 
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.
 

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