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Braves Injury Update: Andrelton Simmons exits with sore hip

The Atlanta Braves improved to 66-60 on the season following a 11-3 blowout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday. Aaron Harang allowed nine hits and three earned runs in 8 1/3 innings to get the win. Justin Upton lead a 14-hit offensive attack with five RBI, including a home run. There was a bit of concerning news as shortstop Andrelton Simmons had to leave the game with a sore...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons out of lineup again on Tuesday

getty images Andrelton Simmons will not be in the starting lineup for the Braves when they take on the Dodgers Tuesday evening. Simmons remains sidelined by a ankle injury. While he worked out on Monday eyeing a return to the lineup on Tuesday the Braves will instead give him another day of rest. Once again, Emilio Bonifacio will start at SS tonight. No Andrelton Simmons. #Braves...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Andrelton Simmons hoping to return Tuesday

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals on Sunday by the score of. 3-1. Justin Upton hit his 21st home run of the season in the winning effort. The victory improved the Braves to 60-57 and pulled them to within four games of the Nationals in the National League East. The Braves were once again without shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who's been out with an ankle...
Via MLB Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Andrelton Simmons, Shae Simmons

The Atlanta Braves are still hoping shortstop Andrelton Simmonscan avoid a trip to the disabled list, reports Mark Bowman of David O’Brien of The Atlanta Journal Constitution  adds that reliever Shae Simmons is making progress towards returning from a shoulder injury:Shea Simmons says he is on track to return. #Braves— David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC) August 8, 2014...
Via MLB Injury News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Andrelton Simmons hoping to avoid DL

Atlanta Braves shortstop, Andrelton Simmons, left Tuesday night’s game in Seattle after turning his ankle while running to cover third base, as Rose Ingberman reported. Ramiro Pena replaced the 24-year old at shortstop. #Braves Simmons on crutches, Fredi G said they're hoping he'll avoid DL but it swelled after stopped icing it last night— David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons’ injured ankle more serious than Braves thought

getty images While the Atlanta Braves initially indicated that shortstop Andrelton Simmons had simply tweaked his ankle there is some concern that the injury is more serious. Simmons was in a splint and using crutches in the Braves clubhouse on Wednesday. Apparently Simmons’ ankle began to swell once he stopped icing it. While the Braves are hopeful that Simmons can avoid the disabled...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Andrelton Simmons exits with sprained ankle

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons left Tuesday night's game with the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning with a sprained left ankle after tripping the third base bag as he was covering the base during a play at the plate (video here). He was replaced by Ramiro Pena. He will be evaluated Wednesday and is listed as day-to-day, according to the team.Andrelton Simmons...
Via MLB Injury News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Makes An Amazing Barehanded Play Against The Padres

Your browser does not support iframes. Andrelton Simmons makes the ridiculous look easy. On Monday, Padres outfielder Will Venable hit a grounder towards shortstop but when the ball took an odd bounce, Simmons adjusted on the fly and barehanded the ball before rifling it to first just in time to get the out. Credit to @CJZero for the gif. Simmons is widely known for his defensive...
Via Next Impulse Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrelton Simmons' bare hand catch and throw

Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons has quickly rocketed to the top of defensive shortstops in only his second full season in the majors. And it’s not that he specializes in dives or plays to the hole, he does it all. Check out this amazing play from Monday’s afternoon tilt as he uses his bare hand to snag a tricky one-hop off the bat of San Diego Padres speedster Will Venable...
Via Reading Between The Seams
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Are we seeing the best defensive season of all-time?

You saw this post’s headline before you read this sentence. The headline’s a question, so you probably answered it. I’m guessing your answer is, “probably not, no.” Or maybe it’s, “well we have no way of possibly knowing.” Or maybe it’s both. And that’s perfectly fair — we don’t have any way of possibly knowing […]
Via Fangraphs
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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