MLB

Atlanta Braves
2014 Avg.
.286
 
Career Avg.
.259
Name  Andrelton Simmons
Born  9/4/1989
Height  6-2
Weight  170
Number  19
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
Cold8/17/2013 11:32:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is hitless in nine at-bats against Washington ace Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: It's a good thing he's such a great fielder, because his bat has been non-existent this season. He's batting .243 with a .646 OPS.
 
8/6/2013 10:47:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is 5-for-12 with a pair of home runs against Washington Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Simmons struggled in the recent series against Philadelphia and went hitless on Monday night, so he probably won't take advantage of this favorable matchup. It's a good thing he's such a great fielder.
 
7/23/2013 10:16:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: Simmons accounted for Atlanta's lone run in a 4-1 loss. The second-year shortstop has 10 homers and 52 runs, but he's only hitting .242 with a .640 OPS.
 
7/10/2013 11:13:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is not in Wednesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Simmons (.245, 7 HR, 29 RBI, 46 runs) is 1-for-12 in the first two games of the series and can probably use a rest day.
 
Hot6/1/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is 4-for-9 with a pair of home runs against Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Simmons (.249, 5 HR, 20 RBI, 25 runs) has batted .302 over the past two weeks (10 games) and should like this matchup as should fantasy owners.
 
5/22/2013 12:07:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: Simmons (.236, 5 HR, 18 RBI, 23 runs) had a four-game hitting streak end on Tuesday night.
 
Hot5/8/2013 9:14:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons cranked four hits Wednesday against Cincinnati.
Insight: That gives Simmons (.276, 4 HR, 15 RBI) ten hits in his last four games. His batting average has gone up by 52 points over that span.
 
Hot5/6/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons had a big night Monday against Cincinnati.
Insight: Simmons went 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBI. He's now smashed five hits in his last two contests after recording just one in his previous three.
 
4/30/2013 10:09:00 PM
Description: Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons scored three runs and hit a homer as part of a 3-for-5 night against the Nationals Tuesday.
Insight: Simmons has just six multi-hit games in 24 games this season. He's hitting .241 with 14 runs.
 

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR
 
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
Final
BOS 6
BAL 5
11:05am Today
BOS
BAL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
ARI
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
 
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
TEX
 
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
HOU
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CHI 93
WAS 102
Final
HOU 120
POR 122
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
MEM
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
Final
MON 3
TAM 2
Final
SJS 7
LOS 2
7:00pm Tonight
MIN
COL
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
9:30pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR