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Andrelton Simmons    \ANN-drull-ton\

Andrelton A. Simmons (Simba) (twitter: @Andrelton)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: September 4, 1989 in Mundo Nobo, Curacao
School: Western Oklahoma State College (Altus, OK)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 2nd round of the 2010 amateur draft.
Signed June 9, 2010. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 2, 2012 (Age 22.272, 17,811th in MLB history)   vs. WSN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Angels 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2020, 7 yrs/$58M (14-20) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.125, Free Agent: 2021 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2012 22 ATL NL 49 182 166 17 48 8 2 3 19 1 0 12 21 .289 .335 .416 .751 101 69 5 1 0 3 1 6
2013 23 ATL NL 157 658 606 76 150 27 6 17 59 6 5 40 55 .248 .296 .396 .692 90 240 16 3 5 4 1 *6 MVP-14,GG
2014 24 ATL NL 146 576 540 44 132 18 4 7 46 4 5 32 60 .244 .286 .331 .617 75 179 25 0 2 2 4 *6 GG
2015 25 ATL NL 147 583 535 60 142 23 2 4 44 5 3 39 48 .265 .321 .338 .660 85 181 19 6 1 2 6 *6
2016 26 LAA AL 27 105 102 7 23 4 0 1 5 0 0 3 6 .225 .248 .294 .542 57 30 6 0 0 0 0 *6
5 Yrs 526 2104 1949 204 495 80 14 32 173 16 13 126 190 .254 .301 .359 .660 84 699 71 10 8 11 12
162 Game Avg. 162 648 600 63 152 25 4 10 53 5 4 39 59 .254 .301 .359 .660 84 215 22 3 2 3 4
ATL (4 yrs) 499 1999 1847 197 472 76 14 31 168 16 13 123 184 .256 .304 .362 .666 85 669 65 10 8 11 12
LAA (1 yr) 27 105 102 7 23 4 0 1 5 0 0 3 6 .225 .248 .294 .542 57 30 6 0 0 0 0
NL (4 yrs) 499 1999 1847 197 472 76 14 31 168 16 13 123 184 .256 .304 .362 .666 85 669 65 10 8 11 12
AL (1 yr) 27 105 102 7 23 4 0 1 5 0 0 3 6 .225 .248 .294 .542 57 30 6 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2012 22 ATL NL 49 182 -1 1 -0 19 2 21 2.4 6 27 2.9 .548 .515 0.8 2.4 8 6
2013 23 ATL NL 157 658 -2 -1 -1 41 8 44 4.9 21 66 7.0 .533 .531 2.4 5.4 25 $491,250 *6 MVP-14,GG
2014 24 ATL NL 146 576 -18 -1 -1 28 7 15 1.5 19 34 3.3 .512 .511 0.2 3.9 6 $1,000,000 *6 GG
2015 25 ATL NL 147 583 -10 -1 -0 25 8 21 2.2 19 40 4.0 .516 .514 1.2 3.5 15 $3,000,000 *6
2016 26 LAA AL 27 105 -6 -1 -1 6 1 -1 -0.1 4 3 0.3 .495 .499 -0.4 0.9 -3 *6
5 Seasons 526 2104 -37 -4 -4 119 27 100 10.8 68 168 17.6 .522 .518 4.2 16.0 50 $4,491,250
ATL (4 yrs) 499 1999 -31 -3 -3 113 25 101 10.9 65 166 17.3 .523 .519 4.6 15.2 53 $4,491,250
LAA (1 yr) 27 105 -6 -1 -1 6 1 -1 -0.1 4 3 0.3 .495 .499 -0.4 0.9 -3

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2012 22 ATL NL 182 126 23 4.9 103 .310 .289 .263 .335 .329 .416 .417 .751 .746 101 .536 0.4 0.0 .675 .205 .127 1.5
2013 23 ATL NL 658 486 68 3.8 97 .247 .248 .259 .296 .324 .396 .402 .692 .727 90 .438 -10.4 -1.1 .595 .216 .149 8.9
2014 24 ATL NL 576 442 44 2.7 93 .263 .244 .254 .286 .318 .331 .392 .617 .710 75 .304 -19.6 -2.0 .479 .144 .087 5.1
2015 25 ATL NL 583 418 55 3.5 96 .285 .265 .256 .321 .319 .338 .403 .660 .721 85 .400 -10.4 -1.0 .549 .150 .073 4.4
2016 26 LAA AL 105 85 6 1.9 88 .232 .225 .239 .248 .305 .294 .387 .542 .692 57 .177 -5.8 -0.6 .388 .098 .069 .0
5 Yrs 2104 1557 196 3.4 96 .266 .254 .256 .301 .320 .359 .400 .660 .720 84 .389 -45.8 -4.7 .545 .171 .105 21.3
162 Game Avg. 648 480 60 3.4 96 .266 .254 .256 .301 .320 .359 .400 .660 .720 84 .389 -45.8 -4.7 .545 .171 .105 7
ATL (4 yrs) 1999 1472 190 3.5 96 .268 .256 .257 .304 .321 .362 .401 .666 .722 85 .400 -40.1 -4.1 .554 .175 .107 21.1
LAA (1 yr) 105 85 6 1.9 88 .232 .225 .239 .248 .305 .294 .387 .542 .692 57 .177 -5.8 -0.6 .388 .098 .069 .0
NL (4 yrs) 1999 1472 190 3.5 96 .268 .256 .257 .304 .321 .362 .401 .666 .722 85 .400 -40.1 -4.1 .554 .175 .107 21.1
AL (1 yr) 105 85 6 1.9 88 .232 .225 .239 .248 .305 .294 .387 .542 .692 57 .177 -5.8 -0.6 .388 .098 .069 .0

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 22 ATL NL NLWC STL L 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 ATL NL NLDS LAD L 4 15 12 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .250 .357 .333 .690 4 1 0 1 0 0
2 Yrs (2 Series) 5 19 16 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .250 .333 .313 .646 5 1 0 1 0 0
1 NLWC 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 4 15 12 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .250 .357 .333 .690 4 1 0 1 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2012 22 ATL NL 182 1.7% 11.5% 6.6% 7.1% 27% 1.75 7.9 55.3 8.7 1.30 1.65 80% 16% 5.9% 20%
2013 23 ATL NL 658 2.6% 8.4% 6.1% 7.6% 33% 1.38 11.0 35.6 10.3 0.73 0.93 82% 22% 6.7% 21%
2014 24 ATL NL 576 1.2% 10.4% 5.6% 5.0% 22% 1.88 9.0 77.1 11.7 1.11 1.38 82% 20% 3.6% 13%
2015 25 ATL NL 583 0.7% 8.2% 6.7% 5.0% 20% 1.23 11.1 133.8 12.2 1.33 1.78 83% 25% 2.2% 11%
2016 26 LAA AL 105 1.0% 5.7% 2.9% 4.8% 22% 2.00 17.0 102.0 20.4 1.16 1.45 90% 25% 2.3% 2%
5 Yrs 2104 1.5% 9.0% 6.0% 6.0% 26% 1.51 10.3 60.9 11.3 1.04 1.33 83% 22% 4.4% 15%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.1% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 2.57 4.5 35.3 8.5 0.84 1.12 68% 23% 7.7% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 22 ATL NL 0.4 0.0 186 0.3 3.4 -3.1 .99 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.1 0.94 0.7 0
2013 23 ATL NL -10.4 -1.1 681 -0.4 11.1 -11.5 1.00 -0.3 -0.1 -7.9 -0.8 0.96 -2.2 1.12 1
2014 24 ATL NL -19.6 -2.0 588 -2.8 8.4 -11.2 1.02 -2.0 -0.7 -17.1 -1.8 0.95 -20.7 0
2015 25 ATL NL -9.7 -1.0 601 -1.4 8.9 -10.3 1.02 -1.1 -0.2 -15.5 -1.6 0.96 -12.7 0.29 1
2016 26 LAA AL -5.8 -0.6 105 -1.5 1.0 -2.4 1.00 -0.8 -0.7 -10.0 -1.1 0.93 -8.7 0
5 Yrs -45.1 -4.6 2161 -5.7 32.8 -38.6 1.01 -4.2 -1.5 -49.8 -5.2 0.96 -43.6 0.70 2

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2012 22 ATL NL 1 0 24% 68 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 8 42% 7 5 2 1 0 1 4 2 2
2013 23 ATL NL 14 0 33% 240 6 5 55% 6 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 5 1 1 2 1 15 47% 26 17 8 11 7 3 16 2 14
2014 24 ATL NL 8 0 23% 206 4 5 44% 4 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 1 1 6 49% 30 20 10 5 2 3 20 6 14
2015 25 ATL NL 5 0 31% 217 5 3 63% 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 3 1 3 9 50% 23 14 9 5 3 2 16 4 11
2016 26 LAA AL 0 0 24% 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 33% 6 4 2 0 0 0 6 3 2
5 Yrs 28 0 29% 760 16 13 55% 13 12 3 1 0 0 4 2 19 3 5 5 6 38 47% 92 60 31 22 12 9 62 17 43

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2012 22 ATL NL 182 36% 48 10 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0% 35 5 14% 15 7 47% 107 18 17% 14 7 50% 3 3 100% 0
2013 23 ATL NL 658 24% 150 23 3 1 0 0 0 1.12 17 0 16 11 6 5 12 0 9 5 56% 111 16 14% 58 18 31% 377 44 12% 24 11 46% 27 16 59% 0
2014 24 ATL NL 576 19% 132 25 3 0 0 0 0 7 1 13 5 2 3 4 0 5 2 40% 117 25 21% 51 14 27% 344 43 13% 23 17 74% 21 11 52% 0
2015 25 ATL NL 583 20% 142 18 1 1 0 0 0 0.29 4 0 17 3 1 2 2 0 2 1 50% 117 19 16% 56 13 23% 353 41 12% 33 17 52% 20 15 75% 0
2016 26 LAA AL 105 33% 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 18 6 33% 8 3 38% 58 5 9% 4 2 50% 2 2 100% 0
5 Yrs 2104 23% 495 80 8 2 0 0 0 0.70 32 1 53 21 11 14 18 0 17 8 47% 398 71 18% 188 55 29% 1239 151 12% 98 54 55% 73 47 64% 0
MLB Averages 55% 66% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2012 22 ATL NL 183 595 3.25 386 65.3% 26.4% 10.1% 25.1% 38.3% 73.6% 1.9% 48.1% 86.3% 30.1% 1.6% 3 0 12.6% 23 11 6.6% 12 4 6 15 28.6% 0 0 0
2013 23 ATL NL 660 2307 3.50 1505 65.3% 29.0% 9.5% 24.3% 37.2% 71.0% 0.5% 46.4% 86.6% 27.7% 3.5% 23 2 12.7% 84 33 6.8% 45 18 8 47 14.5% 0 0 0
2014 24 ATL NL 577 1928 3.34 1258 65.7% 24.9% 10.9% 25.8% 38.5% 75.1% 2.1% 49.4% 85.5% 32.9% 4.5% 26 4 13.7% 79 40 6.4% 37 18 15 45 25.0% 0 0 0
2015 25 ATL NL 584 1906 3.26 1206 64.1% 27.5% 8.6% 23.2% 40.6% 72.5% 3.4% 46.4% 88.1% 33.2% 5.3% 31 0 12.2% 71 24 7.5% 44 20 16 32 33.3% 0 0 0
2016 26 LAA AL 105 334 3.18 238 71.3% 23.1% 6.7% 29.8% 40.3% 76.9% 0.0% 54.8% 91.3% 44.8% 1.9% 2 0 9.5% 10 3 6.7% 7 3 2 4 33.3% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2109 7070 3.35 4593 65.4% 27.0% 9.6% 24.8% 38.7% 73.0% 1.9% 47.8% 86.9% 31.7% 4.0% 85 6 12.7% 267 111 6.9% 145 63 47 143 24.7% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.4% 16.3% 27.2% 29.1% 72.6% 1.4% 46.5% 77.5% 27.5% 4.5% 13.6% 8.2% 24.0%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 22 49 182 166 17 48 8 2 3 19 1 0 12 21 .289 .335 .416 .751 101 69 5 1 0 3 1
2013 23 206 840 772 93 198 35 8 20 78 7 5 52 76 .256 .304 .400 .704 92 309 21 4 5 7 2
2014 24 352 1416 1312 137 330 53 12 27 124 11 10 84 136 .252 .297 .372 .669 85 488 46 4 7 9 6
2015 25 499 1999 1847 197 472 76 14 31 168 16 13 123 184 .256 .304 .362 .666 85 669 65 10 8 11 12
2016 26 526 2104 1949 204 495 80 14 32 173 16 13 126 190 .254 .301 .359 .660 84 699 71 10 8 11 12

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2012 22 49 182 166 17 48 8 2 3 19 1 12 21 .289 .335 .416 .751 23 49
2013 23 157 663 610 80 154 28 6 17 62 6 41 55 .252 .301 .402 .703 74 157
2014 24 146 585 547 48 139 19 4 7 50 4 34 60 .254 .297 .342 .639 56 146
2015 25 147 591 541 64 148 24 2 4 47 5 41 48 .274 .331 .348 .678 61 147
2016 26 27 106 103 8 24 4 0 1 5 0 3 6 .233 .255 .301 .556 8 27
5 Yrs 526 2127 1967 217 513 83 14 32 183 16 131 190 .261 .309 .366 .675 222 526
162 Game Avg. 162 655 606 67 158 26 4 10 56 5 40 59 .261 .309 .366 .675 68 526



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 NL (14, 3%)
0.03 Career Shares (1308th)

Gold Gloves
2013 NL (SS)
2014 NL (SS)
All multiple winners

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2012 June NL Rookie of the Month

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2013 NL  7.0 (6th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2013 NL  7.0 (4th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2012 NL  2.4 (4th)
2013 NL  5.4 (1st)
2014 NL  3.9 (1st)
2015 NL  3.5 (1st)
2016 AL  0.9 (3rd)
Active  16.0 (6th)
Career  16.0 (91st)

Games Played s c a p y
2013 NL  157 (10th)
2016 AL  27 (5th)

At Bats s c a p y
2013 NL  606 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
2013 NL  6 (9th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2014 NL  25 (2nd)
2015 NL  19 (8th)
2016 AL  6 (1st)

AB per SO s c a p y
2013 NL  11.0 (4th)
2014 NL  9.0 (3rd)
2015 NL  11.1 (2nd)
2016 AL  17.0 (1st)

Outs Made s c a p y
2013 NL  486 (3rd)
2016 AL  85 (5th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 4 (1938), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1472), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 2 (2850), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Shortstop (127th), 17.6 career WAR/17.6 7yr-peak WAR/17.6 JAWS
Average HOF SS (out of 21) = 66.7 career WAR/42.8 7yr-peak WAR/54.8 JAWS

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