Found July 09, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
SS Andrelton Simmons fractured his right little finger sliding into second base in the fourth inning Sunday. He successfully stretched a single into a double, but when he slid head first, he rammed his hand on the bag and the back of Phillies 2B Chase Utley's foot. He will be examined by Braves hand specialist Dr. Gary Lourie in Atlanta on Monday to determine a course of action.
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