|Nov. 12 5:32 PM PT6:32 PM MT7:32 PM CT8:32 PM ET20:32 ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST9:02 PM VEN5:32 UAE (+1)7:32 PM CT-The Atlanta Braves have traded Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels for shortstop Erick Aybar and top pitching prospects Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis. The Braves also get $2.5 million, while the Angels get minor league catcher Jose Briceno in the trade announced Thursday night.
Analysis: Simmons is arguably the best defensive shortstop in baseball, winning the Gold Glove in 2013 and 2014. He was named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday, offsetting his mediocre offensive skills with spectacular work in the field.
|Oct. 5 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE1:46 PM CT-Simmons went 2 for 3 with a two-run home run in the opener of Sunday's doubleheader.
Analysis: He didn't play in the second game and closed the season with hits in his final 10 games. He hit .351 during the stretch.
|Sep. 11 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Simmons had three hits and drove in a run in a loss to the New York Mets on Thursday.
Analysis: Simmons, now batting .262, is 8 for 16 in his last four games.
|Aug. 31 8:01 AM PT9:01 AM MT10:01 AM CT11:01 AM ET11:01 ET15:01 GMT23:01 8:01 AM MST10:01 AM EST10:31 AM VEN19:01 UAE10:01 AM CT-Simmons went 2 for 5 on Sunday.
Analysis: Simmons is hitting .379 in his last eight games - all losses for Atlanta but at least his fantasy owners are getting hooked up.
|Aug. 2 4:29 PM PT5:29 PM MT6:29 PM CT7:29 PM ET19:29 ET23:29 GMT7:29 4:29 PM MST6:29 PM EST6:59 PM VEN3:29 UAE (+1)6:29 PM CT-Simmons returned Saturday.
Analysis: Simmons was out with a sprained right thumb.
|June 21 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET16:06 ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST3:36 PM VEN0:06 UAE (+1)3:06 PM CT-Simmons got four hits for the Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the Mets.
Analysis: Simmons is 6 for 7 in the series.
|May 31 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Simmons had two hits and drove in two runs in Saturday's 8-0 win over San Francisco.
Analysis: Simmons, batting .267, is 11 for 29 (.379) in an eight-game hit streak.
|May 12 9:13 AM PT10:13 AM MT11:13 AM CT12:13 PM ET12:13 ET16:13 GMT0:13 9:13 AM MST11:13 AM EST11:43 AM VEN20:13 UAE11:13 AM CT-Simmons went 2 for 5 with a home run and a double in Monday's 2-1 win at Cincinnati.
Analysis: Simmons is hitting .371 with seven extra-base hits in his last nine games.
|May 7 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Simmons and Freddie Freeman each had three hits in Wednesday's 7-5 win, capping a 5-5 homestand.
Analysis: Simmons has heated up this month, going 10 for 21 while hitting safely in all six games.
|Apr. 8 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Simmons had three hits and drove in two runs in a 12-2 rout of Miami on Thursday night.
Analysis: The Atlanta shortstop went 0 for 4 in Monday's season opener.
|Feb. 26 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET20:58 GMT4:58 1:58 PM MST3:58 PM EST4:28 PM VEN0:58 UAE (+1)2:58 PM CT-Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.
Analysis: On the day of the team's first full-squad workout, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez couldn't give a date when Simmons will be ready for exhibition games but said the injury wasn't serious. Simmons fielded balls during workouts Thursday but didn't hit or throw. Gonzalez said Simmons tried to play through the injury.