Andrelton Simmons Looks Comfortable In Major League Debut

Andrelton Simmons had to wait an extra day to make his debut in the Major Leagues for the Atlanta Braves but he looked as good as advertised defensively despite an 0 for 3 showing at the plate. Simmons talked about his debut following the game.

"It was comfortable. The view was a bit different, with all the people in the back, but pretty much it was another game. I felt comfortable out there, saw the ball well, made the plays. It went well, just didn't get the win."

Simmons hit one lined a shot right at the shortstop in one of his at bats that was turned into a 6-4-3 double play. There is little shame in going 0 for 3 against a pitcher like Stephen Strasburg particularly when he is in a groove like on Saturday. Simmons looked the part defensively as he made many routine plays in the field look rather routine.

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