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Summary of 6 articles · Updated Feb 20, 2014
Only 24, Simmons is widely considered to be baseball's best defensive shortstop. The Braves announced Thursday morning that Simmons has signed a seven-year contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta through the end of the 2020 season. The Atlanta Braves continued their signing spree Thursday, inking Gold Glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons to a seven-year contract. "We believe he is the premier shortstop in the game, and we're thrilled to have him signed through all of his arbitration years and his first two free-agent years," Braves general manager Frank Wren said in a statement.