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19 Andrelton Simmons SS
Height/Weight: 6-2/195 | Birthdate: 9/4/1989 | Birthplace: Mundo-Nobo, CAN | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Atlanta | College: None | MLB Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 58/37 | Average Draft Position: 122.32
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Andrelton Simmons back in action Friday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/19/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons returned to the starting lineup, hitting second Friday night at home against the Mets. Simmons was removed from Wednesday's game against the Nationals after aggravating an ankle injury. He is hitting .251/.297/.374 on the year.

Andrelton Simmons ankle fine


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/18/2014) The ankle injury that Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons aggrevated Wednesday night is not severe enough to keep him out of the lineup going forward, per MLB.com.

Though he was removed from the game in the fourth inning against Washington and was walking with a noticeable limp after the game, Simmons said it wasn't hurting him.

"It's not a sprained ankle," Fredi Gonzalez said. "It's more of an Achilles thing, up high, that bites him every once in a while. I didn't want to take a chance with it."

Simmons ended his six-game hitting streak with a 0-for-2 performance and now owns a stat line of .251/.297/.374.


Andrelton Simmons exits with ankle injury Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was removed from Wednesday's game in the top of the fourth inning due to an apparent ankle injury.

Simmons went 0 for 2 at the plate before exiting, ending a six-game hitting streak. He said after the game that he just tweaked the ankle area, but the injury wasn't bad, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Simmons owns a .243/.285/.333 line with seven home runs and 45 RBI in 510 at-bats.


Andrelton Simmons goes deep Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/21/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons went yard Thursday against the Reds. 

Simmons struck in his first at-bat. He worked a seven-pitch at-bat against David Holmberg, hitting a 75 mph curveball for a solo shot. He drove in another run on a groundout during the game. Simmons finished 1 for 5, with one run scored and two RBI. 


Andrelton Simmons in lineup against Pirates


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/20/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is back in action Wednesday in Pittsburgh after being removed from the Tuesday night game with a hip ailment that has plagued him recently.

Simmons hopes to maintain the momentum he has gathered up lately. He has seven hits in his last three games and three runs scored in his last two. He has fanned just 42 times in 417 at-bats this season.


Andrelton Simmons day to day with sore hip


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was removed from Tuesday's game with a sore left hip, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Simmons went 1 for 3 with a walk, two runs and a stolen base in Tuesday's 11-3 win before coming out of the game. He's day to day moving forward and owns a .252/.299/345 line with six home runs, 41 RBI and four stolen bases in 417 at-bats.


Andrelton Simmons hits a solo home run Monday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/18/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons clubbed a solo home run Monday against the Pirates.

Simmons struck in the first inning. He took an 88 mph fastball out to left field for a solo shot. He and Jason Heyward went back-to-back to lead off the game, giving the Braves an immediate two-run lead. Simmons finished 1 for 5, with one run scored and one RBI. 


Andrelton Simmons set to play Saturday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is back in action Saturday after missing the Friday game against Oakland due to a dental procedure.

Simmons returns after playing just two games since losing time to an ankle injury.


Andrelton Simmons out of lineup Friday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is not in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Athletics, as the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports he is having a dental procedure. He may be able to get back to the ballpark in time to play, but the initial posted lineup does not have him starting.  

Andrelton Simmons back to action Wednesday for Braves


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/13/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has returned to the lineup for the Wednesday night game against the Dodgers.

Simmons has been limited to just one at-bat since August 2 with an ankle injury.


Andrelton Simmons available off the bench Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is available off the bench Tuesday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Simmons was able to get through pre-game workouts, but will not start. He's aiming to return to the starting lineup Wednesday. Simmons is hitting .249/.297/.340 over 394 at-bats. 


Andrelton Simmons aiming for Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is aiming to return to action Wednesday, according to MLB.com.

Simmons is dealing with an ankle injury, and has been able to put in work during pregame warmups recently. Simmons did some running Tuesday, but said his ankle was still a little sore. He's hoping to get back into the starting lineup Wednesday.


Andrelton Simmons still out Tuesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has made progress in his recovery from an ankle injury, but is still not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Dodgers. He has not played since leaving last Tuesday's game, but is expected back any day now. 

Andrelton Simmons works out Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/11/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons jogged, fielded ground balls and took batting practice Monday without any hint of discomfort in his ankle, MLB.com reports.

"He's getting close," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "If it's not [Tuesday], it will be Wednesday. But at the very least, he is progressing well."

Simmons has been sidelined since turning his ankle while stepping on third base last Tuesday.


Braves hope Andrelton Simmons will play Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is hopeful injured shortstop Andrelton Simmons will be ready to rejoin the lineup Tuesday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

"He is getting better," Gonzalez said. "He is progressing. Maybe by Tuesday we’ll get him in a game. Fingers crossed. But he is progressing and that is what we want to hear.{

Simmons has been out since suffering an ankle injury Tuesday, but he has received extensive treatment on the ankle over the past week.


Andrelton Simmons likely out through weekend


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/8/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is out of the lineup yet again Friday against the Nationals, as he continues to deal with an ankle injury.

Though Simmons is expected to avoid the disabled list, manager Fredi Gonzalez told the Atlanta Journal Constitution he does not expect Simmons to play during this weekend's series. He has been out since Tuesday as a result of the injury.

 


Andrelton Simmons ankle injury worse than first believed


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) The left ankle injury that has sidelined Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is worse that first feared, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported. He is on crutches.

Fredi Gonzalez did say that Simmons should avoid the disabled list, but also that the ankle swelled after it was iced Tuesday night. It remains to be seen if Simmons returns to the lineup Friday, as was first anticipated.


Andrelton Simmons unable to start due to ankle injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was replaced in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Mariners by Ramiro Pena after leaving Tuesday's game with a left ankle sprain. Simmons is expected to remain sidelined until at least Friday against the Nationals.

Report: Andrelton Simmons probably out until Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) A left ankle ailment that knocked Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons out of the game Tuesday night in Seattle will likely keep him sidelined until at least Friday, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Simmons has struggled recently with just eight hits in his last 49 at-bats. He has not achieved a multi-hit game since before the All-Star break.


Andrelton Simmons exits game Tuesday with ankle sprain


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons was removed from Tuesday's game in the fourth inning due to a left ankle sprain, the team announced.

Simmon suffered the injury on a defensive play, stepping on third base awkwardly and immediately exiting the game. He is listed as day-to-day, and the team will re-evaluate Simmons Wednesday. He went 0 for 1 in Tuesday's game and now owns a .249/.297/.340 line with five home runs and 36 RBI in 394 at-bats.


Andrelton Simmons playing through shoulder issue


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons aggravated a right shoulder injury Wednesday, but is expected to play through the pain, MLB.com reports. He is hitting .254 with five homers and 36 RBI in 386 at-bats.

"It's not that bad, but it's definitely a nagging thing," Simmons said. "But it's not to where I can't play. If I need to put a little extra on my throws, I'll feel it a little bit."

Hitters to sit in Week 18


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/27/2014) Whether because of poor matchups, unfavorable platoon splits or the fact they're just plain cold, Yan Gomes, Allen Craig, Josh Rutledge, Lonnie Chisenhall, Andrelton Simmons and Khris Davis are "sits" for Fantasy Week 18 (July 28-Aug. 3)

Find out the "why" for each in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.


Andrelton Simmons enters break amidst hot July


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/15/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons collected eight multihit performances in 12 July games to enter the All-Star break hitting .375/.434/.438 with just two strikeouts in 48 at-bats this month.

Simmons went 0 for 2 in his final game before the break, but he managed to draw three walks, giving him a ninth game reaching base multiple times in July. While his overall numbers are still down from his last two seasons, he has at least rebounded from a rough June, and he owns a .265/.309/.363 line with five home runs, 30 RBI and three stolen base in 339 at-bats. He's well off his 17-homer pace of last season.


Hitters to start in Week 15


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(7/6/2014) Looking for a sleeper for Fantasy Week 15 (July 7-13)? Yan Gomes, Mike Napoli, Scooter Gennett, Lonnie Chisenhall, Andrelton Simmons and Kole Calhoun might just fit the bill.

Find out why in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.


Andrelton Simmons with another multi-hit game in July


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2014) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons singled twice in four at-bats Sunday against the Diamondbacks, producing his fifth straight multi-hit game to open July.

Simmons also extended his hitting streak to seven games. Simmons is batting .429 (12 for 28) with two doubles, four runs, seven RBI and one stolen base in his last seven games.