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Keith Hernandez, "That's a big ball 'boy.'"

The Mets' first base side ballboy shows nice reaction time, nabbing Andrelton Simmons' foul ball with his bare hand. Leading the cameraman to show the third base side ballboy, who has the MLB ballboy play of the year to date -- prompting Keith Hernandez to drop a..."That's a big ball boy..."Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmons' breaks tie in 9th, Braves finally win at home

ATLANTA (AP) Andrelton Simmons' tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning snapped a 12-game home losing streak and the Atlanta Braves beat the AL East-leading Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Tuesday night. Toronto began the night with a three-game lead over the New York Yankees, but the Blue Jays, despite the majors' best record since the All-Star break, have lost two straight. The Braves...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves shortstop Simmons reports improvement in injured thumb

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons reported improvement in his injured right thumb and is hoping he can return to the lineup this weekend. Simmons, who suffered a bone bruise while attempting to make a diving catch in last Saturday's loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, received a cortisone shot Tuesday. Swelling in the joint restricted Simmons to taking grounders earlier in...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper calls Andrelton Simmons' slide a 'B.S. play'

The Washington Nationals were already going to be in a foul mood following the team’s 8-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Monday. After all, it was the team’s sixth-straight loss, one that dropped the team to a shocking 7-13 record, something that couldn’t have been predicted considering the team was anointed a World Series...Read More The post Nationals blast Andrelton Simmons...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Andrelton Simmons Ridiculous Play Batsignal

activate the andrelton simmons ridiculous play batsignal — pete beatty (@petebeatty) April 11, 2015 Like all of us, Pete Beatty is a writer/editor formerly born — and now currently living — in Cleveland who’s also had an entire career (whilst living in New York City) in the publishing industry. What else Pete Beatty is, is […]
Via Fangraphs
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Why moving on from the Braves is not the best idea

Sports fans have now reached the end of August, the most anticipated part of the year in which a crossroads is created between baseball and football. A great deal of fans will shift their focus from their MLB club of choice and turn towards a local college or professional football squad, particularly in the South where it is no secret that football is king. Such an action will take...
August 28, 2014  |  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...
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Dives Backward, Lays Out To Record Force Out (Video)

It was just another day at the ballpark for Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons Monday night, as he executed yet another absurd defensive feat. Simmons’ Gold Glove defense was on display during the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins when he somehow — probably through the use of magic — was able to change directions in a split-second to record a force out that looked...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrelton Simmons contorts wildly to make play

What…how…I don’t even know. This move by Simmons was like something out of The Matrix. He turned what looked like a picture perfect hit and run into a casual fielder’s choice. Just unbelievable.
Via The Outside Corner
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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