WATCH: Braves Andrelton Simmons throws out Lucas Duda deep from his knees

  • David Whitlock

When Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons says “I could make that play sitting on my a–.”  He means it.  Watch as he makes a diving stop deep to his right in the hold, then, in the interest of time, just goes ahead and throws a rope from his knees (via

Braves fans are used to seeing fireworks, at least this time it was on the field and did not deface any National symbols.

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David (a.k.a. Longhorndave or lhd_on_sports) joined the staff late in the 2012 season and moved to Site Manager in early 2013. A lifelong Houston Astros fan (and mini-season ticket holder for 9 years) he attends 20+ games per year. A statistics freak, David still keeps score the "old fashioned way" on occasion (and has kept manual score of World Series games since 1986 and retains the sheets). He was a featured guest weekly on the Phil Naessens Show. He is also a Texas Longhorns alumnus and huge football and baseball fan of his alma mater. When he isn't watching or writing about baseball, he works as a contractor at NASA Johnson Space Center. He lives by the mantra "a bad day at the ballpark is better than a good day anywhere else."

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