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Andrelton Simmons
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Simmons with the Los Angeles Angels in 2017
Minnesota Twins – No. 9
Shortstop
Born: September 4, 1989 (1989-09-04) (age 32)
Mundo Nobo, Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
Bats: Right Throws: Right
debut
June 2, 2012, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
(through July 5, 2021)
Batting average .267
Home runs 70
Runs batted in 424
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 4× Gold Glove Award (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)

Andrelton A. Simmons (born September 4, 1989) is a Curaçaoan professional baseball shortstop for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Angels. Drawing considerable attention for his defensive abilities, Simmons has won four Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for shortstops, a Wilson MLB Overall Defensive Player of the Year Award, and six Fielding Bible Awards. As of the end of 2019 season, he ranked first in DRS and UZR against all shortstops played in the stats' respective eras (2003-present for DRS, 2002-present for UZR).

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