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Braves' Simmons wins first career Gold Glove

Mark Bowman Writer

ATLANTA ( -- When asked to name the best play he has ever seen Andrelton Simmons make, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has simply responded, "The next one."

While it might be difficult to determine which of Simmons' jaw-dropping gems has been his best, it is quite difficult to argue against the widespread belief that he currently stands as baseball's premier defensive shortstop.

Defensive metrics showed Simmons spent this summer fashioning one of the most impressive seasons ever constructed by a shortstop. Now, the rifle-armed and athletic Braves infielder also has the hardware to commemorate what he accomplished.

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