Saturday Nov 30
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Hechavarria wrong when it comes to going right
If numbers don't lie, anyone who hasn't seen Adeiny Hechavarria play shortstop might think he uses a milk carton for a glove.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Tom Verducci: The worst positions in baseball -- and how to fix them
Before the playoffs began, I asked A's general manager Billy Beane what he liked best about his club.
Ranking the Atlanta Braves' 5 Biggest Offseason Needs
Even the team that wins it all every season cannot go into the next Major League Baseball season thinking their team is ready to go.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Yankees sign Brendan Ryan
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.com reports that the Yankees and shortstop Brendan Ryan have agreed to terms.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Want to watch 25 minutes of Andrelton Simmons defensive highlights?
If you follow me on Twitter, you've probably seen me tweet about this ad nauseam, but it is my duty to share this and spread the Gospel of Andrelton Simmons as far and as wide as possible.
Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves' News 11/16
Oct 4, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird talks with relief pitcher David Carpenter after giving up a home run to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the eighth inning of game two of the National League divisional series playoff baseball game at Turner Field.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
A statistical analysis of what defense and baserunning mean to the game of baseball
This is a statistical analysis of the AL MVP race I did in trying to determine how much Trout's advantages in baserunning and fielding mean when trying to determine value.
The Simba Effect
How the Platinum Gloved Andrelton Simmons has completely transformed the Braves' defense.
BTF's Baseball Primer
Gordon: The casualties of WAR in baseball
When experts rely on WAR to vote on major awards, odd things happen. Baseball Reference placed Molina's WAR calculation for this season at 5.7, lower than the computation for the likes of Carlos Gomez , Andrelton Simmons , Matt Carpenter and, ahem, Gerardo Parra .
Tue Nov 12, 2013
10 Most Memorable Moments in Turner Field History
On Monday, the Braves shocked the baseball world with the announcement of plans to build a new stadium in the suburbs of Cobb County, Georgia, per The Atlanta Journal-Constitution .
Simmons on path to becoming defensive royalty
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Tuesday Rockpile: The most under-appreciated star in baseball
I came across an interesting statistic while Twittering this morning that says a lot about the value of a certain star player, and just how off-base his team's fans might be about his contributions.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Andrelton Simmons named Rawlings NL Platinum Glove Award winner
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation , announced that Baltimore Oriolesa third baseman Manny Machado and Atlanta Bravesa shortstop Andrelton Simmons won the 2013 Rawlings Platinum Glove Awarda presented by the Society for American Baseball Research in their respective Leagues.
Manny Machado and Andrelton Simmons win Platinum Glove Awards
The third-annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards were announced earlier this evening, recognizing the best defensive player in each league.
MLB Top 50 Players of 2014: No. 20 Carlos Gomez
We enter the Top 20 along the way through the Rant Sports MLB Top 50 Players list as we land on Carlos Gomez , centerfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers .
Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves' News 11/8
Andrelton Simmons notched his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award last week, but the exciting Braves shortstop will have to wait at least one more year to be named Wilson's National League Defensive Player of the Year.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond Still Not a Top MLB Shortstop
On Thursday afternoon, Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond was awarded his second career Silver Slugger award.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
VIDEO: Every amazing play Andrelton Simmons made in 2013
The best defensive baseball player in the world plays shortstop for the Atlanta Braves .