|2013 Season (CBSSports.com)||500.00||9.00||.288||59.00||65.00||15.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs L.A. Dodgers||31||9||1|| .290|| .419|| .290|
|vs Cloyd (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs RHP||467||120||11|| .295|| .396|| .257|
|12/12/2013||Matt Wieters, C BAL|
Hunter Pence, RF SF
Andrelton Simmons, SS ATL
Adam Jones, CF BAL
|Giancarlo Stanton, RF MIA|
Andre Ethier, CF LAD
Joe Mauer, 1B MIN
Starlin Castro, SS CHC
|12/12/2013||Andrelton Simmons, SS ATL||Alfonso Soriano, LF NYY|
Alen Hanson, SS PIT
Neftali Feliz, SP TEX
|12/11/2013||Adam Lind, 1B TOR|
Andrelton Simmons, SS ATL
|Tim Lincecum, SP SF|
A.J. Ellis, C LAD
|Last 10 Games|
|Andrelton Simmons golden at shortstop |
|by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com|
(10/29/13) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was named a 2013 Gold Glove winner in the National League at his position, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tuesday.
Simmons was a slam-dunk winner for the Braves. Simmons hit .248 this season over 606 at-bats with 17 homers and 59 RBI for the Braves.
|National League Gold Glove finalists announced |
|by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(10/25/13) The finalists for the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove awards were announced on Friday, with three players at each position. The awards honor the league's best defenders, and winners will be announced Oct. 29.
The National League nominees are:
Catcher: A.J. Ellis, Los Angeles; Russell Martin, Pittsburgh; Yadier Molina, St. Louis
First Base: Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona; Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles; Anthony Rizzo, Chicago
Second Base: Darwin Barney, Chicago; Mark Ellis, Los Angeles; Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati
Third Base: Nolan Arenado, Colorado; Juan Uribe, Los Angeles; David Wright, New York
Shortstop: Ian Desmond, Washington; Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta; Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado
Left Field: Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado; Starling Marte, Pittsburgh; Eric Young Jr., New York
Center Field: Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee; Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh; Denard Span, Washington
Right Field: Jay Bruce, Cincinnati; Jason Heyward, Atlanta; Gerardo Parra, Arizona
Pitcher: Patrick Corbin, Arizona; Zack Greinke, Los Angeles; Adam Wainwright, St. Louis
|Andrelton Simmons: not who we thought he was? |
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
(9/26/13) Coming into his first full season with the Braves, Andrelton Simmons looked like he could help Fantasy owners with a high batting average and the potential for 20 steals. Instead, he's hit just .247 with five stolen bases, yet he's been a top 10 shortstop in points leagues and a top 12 Rotisserie shortstop because of some unexpected home run power.
Simmons hit all of six home runs over 237 minor league games and chipped in three more last season in 49 games with the Braves. His 43 percent ground ball rate is a huge upgrade over last year's 57 percent mark, but it's right in line with his minor league rates. Simmons is not the slap hitter he appeared to be as a rookie, and while he may have just experienced a legitimate power breakout with 17 home runs, he still has untapped potential to hit for a high average.
With strikeouts in only 9 percent of his at-bats this season, Simmons is emerging as a top-shelf contact hitter, and he's a strong bet to improve on a .188 batting average on grounders and a 12 percent popup rate. As a shortstop who has a shot at a .300 average and 20-plus home runs, Simmons will be worthy of drafting among the top eight shortstops next year.
|Andrelton Simmons mashes two home runs |
|by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com|
(9/22/13) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons hit two home runs in Sunday's win over the Cubs.
Simmons finished 2 for 4 with two runs scored and three RBI on the pair of homers. he now has 17 home runs on the season, fifth in the league among shortstops.
|Andrelton Simmons doubles in return |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(9/20/13) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons went 1 for 5 with his 25th double Friday in his team's 9-5 win over the Cubs. Simmons was absent from the starting lineup Wednesday due to a sore neck but did enter that game as a pinch runner before staying on at shortstop.
Simmons drove in two runs Friday for his first RBI since Sept. 7. He's hit .246/.294/.386 with 15 home runs, 54 RBI and five stolen bases in 573 at-bats.
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