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Andrelton Simmons

24-Year-Old Shortstop – Atlanta Braves

2014 Stats

AVG

.316

HR

2

RBI

6

R

4

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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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 18, 2014  –  Andrelton Simmons News

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Simmons will bat leadoff Friday against Mets left-hander Jon Niese, Mark Bowman of MLB.com 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 15 61 57 4 18 5 1 2 2 6 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 .316 .328 .509 .837
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3-Year Averages MAJ   103 419 386 46 99 31 17 4 10 39 3 2 26 38 2 3 2 .256 .305 .399 .704

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Andrelton Simmons Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 20 @NYM 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .299 .460 .759
Apr. 19 @NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .328 .509 .837
Apr. 18 @NYM 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .333 .528 .861
Apr. 17 @Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .346 .563 .909
Apr. 16 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .347 .578 .925
Apr. 15 @Phi Did not play.
Apr. 14 @Phi 5 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .341 .356 .610 .966
Apr. 13 Was 5 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .325 .472 .797
Apr. 12 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .314 .323 .637
Apr. 11 Was Did not play.
Apr. 10 NYM Did not play.
Apr. 9 NYM 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .323 .357 .680
Apr. 8 NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .296 .333 .629
Apr. 6 @Was 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .304 .350 .654
Apr. 5 @Was 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .263 .313 .576
Apr. 4 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .286 .250 .536
Apr. 2 @Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .250 .550
Apr. 1 @Mil 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .429 .400 .829
Mar. 31 @Mil 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.334
Last 7 Days 27 1 7 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .259 .444 .703
Last 14 Days 47 2 14 0 2 2 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 .298 .300 .511 .811
Last 30 Days 63 4 18 1 2 2 6 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 .286 .299 .460 .759

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Andrelton Simmons: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 16
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
2013139276151.216.396.692
2012593270.305.458.796

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20134674911445.257.396.691
2012107141121.280.393.726

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013286405266.252.385.686
201293133111.301.462.828

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133203612330.244.406.697
2012734080.274.356.651
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 61 57 3.3% 1.6% 2.00 98% .296 .193
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3-Year Averages MAJ   419 386 6.2% 9.1% 0.68 90% .263 .143

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2014 Stat Review for Andrelton Simmons    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.316 AVG
ELITE
98% Contact Rate
ELITE
.296 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.509 SLG
ELITE
.193 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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2.00 BB/K
ELITE
3.3% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
1.6% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.837 OPS
GREAT
.328 OBP
AVERAGE

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Best Matchups for Andrelton Simmons (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Brian Matusz BAL 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Logan Ondrusek CIN 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Marco Estrada MIL 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 .750 1.250 2.050
Ubaldo Jimenez BAL 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 1.333 2.000
Stephen Fife LA 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 .750 1.000 1.750
Drew Hutchison TOR 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Mark Melancon PIT 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 .667 1.000 1.667
Randall Delgado AZ 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667
John Danks CHI-A 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Lance Lynn STL 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667

Worst Matchups for Andrelton Simmons (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jose Valverde NY-N 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Wade Miley AZ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Hatcher MIA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Cain SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Capuano BOS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Robbie Erlin SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jeurys Familia NY-N 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Luis Garcia PHI 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jason Hammel CHI-N 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Zack Greinke LA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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

Simmons had a very solid night at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a solo home run in Monday's 9-6 victory over the Phillies.

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Simmons (wrist) is back in the Braves' lineup Saturday versus the Nationals.

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Simmons (wrist) hopes to return to the lineup Saturday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Simmons (wrist) is not in the lineup Friday against the Nationals.

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Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday night that Simmons (wrist) could return to the lineup Friday, but the manager's tone indicated that a Saturday or Sunday return is more likely, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

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Simmons was scratched from Thursday's lineup with a jammed right wrist.

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Simmons is batting second for the Braves on Wednesday with B.J. Upton out of the lineup, and he may hold on to that spot in the order, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

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Hitting eighth, Simmons provided most of the offense for the Braves, collecting two of the team's five hits as Atlanta was shut out.

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Simmons has struggled a bit in spring ball, hitting .250 (11-for-44) with five strikeouts.

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Simmons agreed to a seven-year, $58 million contract extension with the Braves on Thursday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.