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Three Cuts: Braves bats silenced by Marlins

ATLANTA -- As up-and-down as the Braves' offense has been this season, they have rarely been shut out. With a 4-0 loss to the Marlins on Saturday, Atlanta was held scoreless for the first time since August 23rd and for just the ninth time all season. Five of those shutouts came in the first month of the season. Trouble with the cutter Neither team took batting practice because...
Via Fox Sports South
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wild-card hopes take hit as Marlins fall to Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Braves, winners in 10 of 14, began the night 1 1/2 games back in the NL wild-card standings, but are just 19-21 since the All-Star break. Andrelton Simmons led off...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild-card hopes take hit as Marlins fall to Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Braves, winners in 10 of 14, began the night 1 1/2 games back in the NL wild-card standings, but are just 19-21 since the All-Star break. Andrelton Simmons led off...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Different Process, Same Results for Andrelton Simmons

“With his defense, he doesn’t need to do much at the plate” is a common refrain heard in regards to the best defensive players in the game. Elite players at premium positions get a lot of rope, so valuable is their glove work. Especially at key, up-the-middle positions, the offensive bar is set so low […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Saves Game That Ruben Tejada Gave Away

Last night was really about two shortstops. Zack Wheeler pitched another incredible game, giving up 2 earned runs over his 7 innings of work. Unfortunately for him, it was the 1 unearned run that would be the difference in the game. In the top of the third, with a run already in, Ruben Tejada booted a relatively easy ground ball that he had charged in on. There wasn’t a lot of...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Shows Off His Cannon For Arm With Great Play (Video)

Andrelton Simmons could be the best defensive shortstop in baseball, and there aren’t many players who can do what he did Wednesday night. The Atlanta Braves shortstop, who won the 2013 National League Gold Glove, proved why he’s probably in line to win the award yet again. Simmons made an incredible play in the bottom of the eighth inning of an eventual win against the New York...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Is The Man

“The only security a man can have is the ability to do a job uncommonly well.” — Abraham Lincoln When the 16th president of the United States said those words, I’m pretty sure he didn’t think he’d be talking about a Curaçao-born baseball player and his work. Hell, I don’t think baseball was even being […] The post Andrelton Simmons Is The Man appeared first on The...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sensational Simmons helps Braves hang on for 3-2 win over Mets

Julio Teheran got the decision Wednesday, but Braves shortstop supreme Andrelton Simmons won the game. Simmons made an extraordinary play to end the eighth inning and prevent the tying run from scoring in a 3-2 Braves win against the Mets at Citi Field. With a runner at third base and two out, Travis d’Arnaud hit a sharp ground ball that first looked like it would get through...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Simmons' web gem helps Braves trump Mets

Here are three things we learned from the Braves' 3-2 victory over the New York Mets, a road victory that bore an eerie resemblance to Atlanta's 3-2 loss from Tuesday night -- minus the transposed result: 1. If the Braves (69-64) make the playoffs in late September, we might cite Andrelton Simmons' amazing throw-out in the 8th as a genuine tent-pole moment OK, so Travis...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Shows Off Unreal Range On Game-Saving Play

Your browser does not support iframes. Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons saved the game Wednesday against the New York Mets with a man on third base and the Braves up a run in the 8th. Watch the Derek Jeter like play by Simmons. The post Andrelton Simmons Shows Off Unreal Range On Game-Saving Play appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrelton Simmons saves run with great play

Your browser does not support iframes. Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons made this outstanding defensive play on Wednesday night at Citi Field against the Mets, leaving a lot of jaws hanging in the process. Simmons’ play was so great not only because he showed off amazing range and athleticism, but because he also prevented the Mets from plating the game-tying run while...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves split series in Cincy despite flirting with no-no

After breaking out the bats in the series opener against the Reds at Great American Ballpark, the Braves were once again the victims of their own lack of run support for quality starting pitching. Walking away from the a series split in Cincy, Atlanta missed an opportunity to improve in the wild card standings. The Braves leave GAB for Citi Field for a 3-game set sitting 8 games...
Via BravesWire
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves defeat Pirates for fourth straight win

After dropping to .500 on the season the Atlanta Braves pulled off a weekend sweep of the Oakland Athletics. On Monday the Braves kept to their new-found winning defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in their series opener at PNC Park. The Braves scored six runs – five earned – in the first inning against Pirates starter Vance Worley. Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons each homered...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory. The early outburst was enough for Ervin Santana, who allowed three solo homers among nine hits in 5 1-3 innings. Santana (13-6) improved to 8-1 over his past 10 starts. Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves jump on Pirates early to extend winning streak

Following a sweep of a club that had the best record in baseball, the Braves opened a 10-game road trip by beating the National League's best home team. Atlanta set the tone early with a 6-0 first-inning that was fueled by Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons home runs en route to sinking the Pirates 7-3 Monday. That victory, added to claiming three straight over the A's,...
Via Fox Sports South
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Braves August 13, 2014: So Long Colt, Chone and Stephen

Is this really only the third game of this series? I feel like the Dodgers have been in Atlanta for weeks now, but it’s only half over. That they’ll play two games in less than 24 hours — don’t forget that tomorrow is an early game — probably doesn’t help. Dodgers Braves 4:10 p.m. PT Atlanta, Ga. 2B Gordon RF Heyward CF Puig...
Via Dodgers Digest
17 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...
Via Tireball.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Simmons tests ankle on field, nearing return

Just before the Braves began Monday afternoon's batting practice at Turner Field, Andrelton Simmons jogged through the clubhouse, grabbed a pair of spikes and provided clear indication that he was not worried or burdened by the left ankle sprain he suffered last week. Any lingering concerns the Braves might have had seemed to evaporate as Simmons spent the next hour jogging...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 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
20 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 MLB.com. 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves hoping Simmons will avoid DL with ankle injury

ATLANTA -- Walking through the clubhouse with an aircast on his sprained left ankle, shortstop Andrelton Simmons remained sidelined, though the Atlanta Braves are hoping they can avoid a trip to the disabled list. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he doesn't expect to see Simmons play during this weekend's series against the National League-East leading Washington Nationals, with...
Via Fox Sports South
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves skid through San Diego & Seattle

If there are two teams in baseball that can truly understand what the Atlanta Braves are going through, the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners can. The Padres have struggled their way through the 2014 season with terrible hitting. They are dead last in runs scored (363). As a team, they have the lowest batting average in either league (.225). At the trade deadline, the Padres...
Via BravesWire
23 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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