Dewan: The Andrelton Simmons trade

From SABR member John Dewan at ACTA Sports on November 16, 2015:

Last Thursday, the Braves traded Andrelton Simmons to the Angels for two pitching prospects and Erick Aybar. The move isn’t a stunner since the Braves lost 95 games in 2015, third-most in baseball. It makes sense for them to continue to rebuild. Still, it’s not every day you see an elite defender change teams during the offseason. In 2015, Simmons produced the third-highest Runs Saved total of any player in the DRS era (2003-present) who subsequently changed teams in the offseason.

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Originally published: November 16, 2015. Last Updated: November 16, 2015.