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Are Braves baseball's best defensive team?

The sign, which is posted at the base of the ramp that leads from the Braves' clubhouse to the dugout, lists the franchise's Gold Glove winners, along with one of sport's most tried and true cliches. Defense wins championships. For Atlanta, it played a part in last season's National League East title run as the Braves were sixth in the majors in defensive runs saved...
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Dan Uggla hit a grand slam against the Phillies that won the Braves the game

Dan Uggla, who at the 2013 season appeared to be the most worthless baseball player in the league, smashed a grand slam in the top of the 9th inning against the Phillies that gave the Braves a 9-6 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.
Via College Football Section
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Braves Injury Updates: Andrelton Simmons, Gavin Floyd, Mike Minor

Atlanta has had their fair share of injuries this season with three pitchers already lost for the season with Tommy John surgery.  But the news has started getting better as their shortstop returned last night & two key starting pitchers are inching closer to a return.  Let's go over all the Atlanta Braves news.Andrelton SimmonsSimmons has been dealing with a an injured...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons’ Wrist Isn’t Anything to Worry About

Rocky Widner/Getty Images Many Atlanta Braves fans have went into panic mode as their platinum/gold glove winning shortstop has been sidelined the past two games with an apparent wrist injury, but manager Fredi Gonzalez assured those fans before the game today (in a pre-game interview) that worrying is the last thing they should be doing “We’re going to let him get a good workout...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Braves' Andrelton Simmons (wrist) not in lineup tonight

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, was scratched from Thursday's game against the Mets after jamming his right wrist on a play at the plate in the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game, according to Caroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Simmons had received treatment and was expected to return to action in the Nationals series...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Andrelton Simmons (wrist) expected back this weekend

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, was scratched from Thursday's game against the Mets after jamming his right wrist on a play at the plate in the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game, according to Caroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Manager Fredi Freeman said Simmons had received treatment and was expected to return to action in the Nationals series...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons likely to sit out again Friday

getty images The Atlanta Brave are likely to be without shortstop Andrelton Simmons again on Friday. Simmons sat out Thursday dealing with a wrist injury that took place when he fell across home plate on Wednesday’s game. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said that Simmons is having more trouble swinging the bat than he is throwing the ball in the infield. Ramiro Pena started in...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons makes incredible throw from his knees (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons showed off some of the most incredible arm strength you will ever see on Wednesday night. During the second inning of Atlanta’s 4-3 win over the New York Mets, Simmons lost his balance while making a backhanded play in the hole between shortstop and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Falls, Makes Amazing Throw From Knees for Out

Andrelton Simmons is widely believed to be the best fielding shortstop in the MLB and rightfully so. The Braves SS made another ridiculous play on Wednesday night; he fell down fielding a grounder, but still made the throw from his knees to get Travis d’Arnaud out at first. Freddie Freeman’s groin probably isn’t feeling too good after that play. [h/t Hardball Talk &...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrelton Simmons shows off his cannon arm

When Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons says “I could make that play sitting on my a–.”  He means it.  Watch as he makes a diving stop deep to his right in the hold, then, in the interest of time, just goes ahead and throws a rope from his knees (h/t DeckerDelight via Reddit.com  and @metskevin11) Braves fans are used to seeing fireworks, at least this time it was on the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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