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Mariners shelve Simmons with forearm strain

Shae Simmons, who had hoped to be a big part of the Mariners' bullpen this season after being acquired from the Braves, will be shut down from all throwing for at least a few more days as the rest of his team prepares to open the season in Houston on Monday.
March 28, 2017

Simmons gets MRI on right forearm

Shae Simmons, a hard-throwing right-hander expected to fit prominently in the Mariners' bullpen plans, will undergo an MRI test Sunday to check out stiffness in his right forearm that popped up during Saturday's 7-6 win over the Reds.
March 12, 2017

Seattle Mariners: busy offseason continues with pair of trades

The Seattle Mariners made another pair of trades on Wednesday, one with the Atlanta Braves, the other with the Tampa Bay Rays. The first trade with the Braves brought the Mariners outfielder Mallex Smith, and right-handed pitcher Shae Simmons in exchange for a pair of left-handed pitchers Luiz Gohara and Thomas Burrows. During his rookie season, Mallex hit .238 with three home runs...
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Mariners Add Intriguing Arm in Shae Simmons

To keep us entertained during this lull of baseball activity, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto keeps making trades — and he acquired an interesting bullpen arm in Shae Simmons on Wednesday. In the trade, Seattle dealt one of its top prospects, Luiz Gohara, to Atlanta for center fielder Mallex Smith and Simmons. Simmons doesn’t headline the trade, but he’s an...
Via Fangraphs
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Seattle pulls off another trade in deal with Atlanta

SEATTLE (AP) The Mariners have made yet another trade, acquiring right-hander Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Atlanta Braves for left-handed pitching prospects Luiz Gohara and Thomas Burrows. Seattle completed the deal with the Braves on Wednesday. Seattle also designated right-hander Cody Martin for assignment to make room on its 40-man roster. Simmons, 26...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Braves RHP Simmons has elbow surgery, likely to miss season

ATLANTA (AP) Braves right-hander Shae Simmons has undergone Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the upcoming season. The team said the surgery was done Thursday by Dr. James Andrews. The 24-year-old Simmons made his major league debut last season, going 1-2 with one save and a 2.91 ERA in 26 games for Atlanta. He struck out 23 in 21 2-3 innings.
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves reliever Simmons undergoes Tommy John surgery

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves right-handed reliever Shae Simmons underwent surgery on his right elbow on Thursday, the team announced via press release. The Tommy John procedure was performed in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews to reconstruct Simmons' right ulnar collateral ligament. Simmons, 24, emerged on May 31 of last season, striking out the first major-league batter he faced...
Via Fox Sports South
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves place RP Simmons on DL, call up Jaime

The Atlanta Braves will have to continue their pursuit of the Washington Nationals in the NL East race without the help of one of their top young arms for the next two weeks. Rookie right-hander Shae Simmons was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday afternoon with a shoulder strain, according to a team announcement. In a corresponding move, the club recalled 26-year-old rookie...
Via Fox Sports South
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chopcast: Braves rookies La Stella, Simmons take stage

Tommy La Stella has performed as advertisted. Granted, it's been just five games since the 25-year-old was promoted to the major-league level to make his debut in Fenway Park, but he's asserted himself as a key piece in this Braves lineup -- a lineup that was starved for production out of the second base spot just one week ago. La Stella, to an overwhelming degree in his short time...
Via Fox Sports South
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves promote reliever Shae Simmons to majors

Braves general manager Frank Wren continues to shake up his NL East-leading club's roster, promoting right-handed reliever Shae Simmons straight from Double-A Mississippi on Friday night. Simmons is expected to join the major league club on Saturday afternoon at Marlins Park, according to's Mark Bowman. Left-handed rookie reliever Ian Thomas was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett...
Via Fox Sports South
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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