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Andrelton Simmons

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Atlanta Braves

2015 Stats

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.276

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0

RBI

10

R

5

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Simmons appeared on the verge of superstardom entering 2014, having won a Gold Glove while hitting 17 homers in his first full major league season, but it became evident throughout the course of the y...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 170   DOB: 9/4/1989   BORN: Mundo Nobo, Netherlands Antilles   COLLEGE: Western Oklahoma JC   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Andrelton Simmons Contract Information:

Agreed to a seven-year, $58 million contract extension with the Braves in February of 2014.

April 8, 2015  –  Andrelton Simmons News

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Simmons will bat second Wednesday against the Marlins, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Andrelton Simmons Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 R DAN 62 269 239 36 66 14 11 1 2 26 18 4 16 14 1 4 9 .276 .340 .356 .696
2011 21 A LYN 131 570 517 69 161 42 35 6 1 52 26 18 29 43 12 6 6 .311 .351 .408 .759
2012 22 AA MIS 44 203 174 29 51 14 9 2 3 21 10 2 20 20 4 2 3 .293 .372 .420 .792
2012 22 MAJ ATL 49 182 166 17 48 13 8 2 3 19 1 0 12 21 0 3 1 .289 .335 .416 .751
2013 23 MAJ ATL 157 658 606 76 150 50 27 6 17 59 6 5 40 55 5 4 3 .248 .296 .396 .692
2014 24 MAJ ATL 146 576 540 44 132 29 18 4 7 46 4 5 32 60 2 2 0 .244 .286 .331 .617
2015 25 MAJ ATL 16 62 58 5 16 6 5 1 0 10 0 1 4 3 0 0 0 .276 .323 .397 .720
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3-Year Averages     117 471 437 45 110 30 17 4 9 41 3 3 28 45 2 3 1 .252 .296 .371 .667

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Andrelton Simmons Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 25 @Phi 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .313 .429 .742
Apr. 24 @Phi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .323 .397 .720
Apr. 23 @NYM 3 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .339 .418 .757
Apr. 22 @NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .309 .385 .694
Apr. 21 @NYM 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .314 .396 .710
Apr. 19 @Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .298 .400 .698
Apr. 18 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .279 .405 .684
Apr. 17 @Tor 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .282 .421 .703
Apr. 15 Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .265 .394 .659
Apr. 14 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .258 .400 .658
Apr. 13 Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .296 .462 .758
Apr. 12 NYM 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .304 .522 .826
Apr. 11 NYM 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .350 .600
Apr. 10 NYM 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .235 .294 .529
Apr. 8 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .231 .462
Apr. 7 @Mia 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Apr. 6 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 25 1 7 1 0 1 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .357 .440 .797
Last 14 Days 50 5 14 5 1 1 9 4 3 0 1 0 0 1 .280 .333 .480 .813
Last 30 Days 63 6 17 5 1 1 11 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 .270 .313 .429 .742

Andrelton Simmons: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 17
2014 146
2013 156
2012 49

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Andrelton Simmons Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015110000.364.455.871
2014100122131.250.380.679
2013139276151.216.396.692

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20155261110.250.423.714
2014440325333.243.320.603
20134674911445.257.396.691

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015202030.250.500.786
2014261163251.264.345.642
2013286405266.252.385.686

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015434180.279.395.721
2014279284213.226.319.595
20133203612330.244.406.697
Andrelton Simmons Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 R DAN 269 239 5.9% 5.2% 1.14 94% .287 .080
2011 21 A LYN 570 517 5.1% 7.5% 0.67 92% .338 .097
2012 22 AA MIS 203 174 9.9% 9.9% 1.00 89% .318 .127
2012 22 MAJ ATL 182 166 6.6% 11.5% 0.57 87% .317 .127
2013 23 MAJ ATL 658 606 6.1% 8.4% 0.73 91% .249 .148
2014 24 MAJ ATL 576 540 5.6% 10.4% 0.53 89% .264 .087
2015 25 MAJ ATL 62 58 6.5% 4.8% 1.33 95% .291 .121
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3-Year Averages     471 437 5.9% 9.6% 0.62 90% .264 .119

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2015 Stat Review for Andrelton Simmons    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.276 AVG
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95% Contact Rate
ELITE
.291 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.397 SLG
AVERAGE
.121 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.33 BB/K
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6.5% BB Rate
WEAK
4.8% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.720 OPS
AVERAGE
.323 OBP
WEAK

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Andrelton Simmons: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Simmons went 3-for-5 with a run scored, two RBI and a strikeout in Tuesday's 12-2 win over the Marlins.

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Simmons (oblique) made his spring debut Thursday, going 1-for-3 in the Braves' 3-2 loss to the Yankees.

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Simmons (oblique) is set to make his spring debut Thursday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution's David O'Brien reports.

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Simmons (oblique) took batting practice Saturday, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Simmons seems to have recovered from his sore oblique, but he won't play in games until next week, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

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Simmons (oblique) started throwing and took some light swings Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Simmons has been diagnosed with an oblique strain and will be restricted from throwing and hitting for now as a precautionary measure, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Simmons is out of the lineup Sunday against the Phillies.

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Simmons is out of the lineup Friday against the Phillies.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

While establishing himself as an elite defensive shortstop in 2013, Simmons also disappointed somewhat at the dish, at least in real life. He posted just a .282 OBP and a .105 ISO over the first half of the season, and eventually lost his job as leadoff man for the Braves. The move down the batting order predictably helped his power numbers, as Simmons went on to post a .472 slugging percentage after the All-Star break, but he still finished the year with an OBP below .300. Fantasy owners didn't have quite as much to complain about, as Simmons smacked 17 homers and scored 76 runs, fourth-most among all shortstops. However, looking ahead to 2014, Simmons figures to see fewer scoring chances while near the bottom of the order, but his .247 BABIP seems likely to rise.

2013

Simmons spent precious little time in Double-A, playing just 44 games there and hitting .293/.372/.420 in 2012. After Tyler Pastornicky struggled as the Braves' starting shortstop at the beginning of the season, Atlanta called up Simmons and immediately inserted him in the lineup. For a 22-year-old shortstop who spent so little time in the upper levels of the minors, Simmons did very well. He hit .289 with right around a league average OPS. His defense is MLB-caliber already, though not as good as Pastornicky's. Simmons will be the kind of shortstop that hits for a good average and can maybe hit double-digit home runs in the future, but his power will never be prodigious. He has some speed and can contribute in the stolen bases department.

2012

Simmons had a breakout season at High-A Lynchburg by hitting .311/.351/.408 with 26 stolen bases and may be Atlanta's shortstop of the future. While he doesn't draw a lot of walks, he makes great contact with few strikeouts (29:43 BB:K ratio in 517 at-bats). His biggest asset is probably his glove, where he's seen as a premium defender. He'll need to hit for more power to be a star at higher levels, and has Tyler Pastornicky perhaps blocking his path to the majors, but he's a rising prospect to watch in 2012.