7 greatest plays from Andrelton Simmons's tenure with the Braves

Andrelton Simmons was a walking highlight reel at SS. Here are the 5 best plays:

Division Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v Atlanta Braves - Game Two
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Although Andrelton Simmons' tenure with the Braves only lasted 499 games (and 1999 plate appearances), the SS made so many mindblowing plays that limiting it to seven plays feels impossible... but we're doing it anyway.

With the defensive wizard recently announcing he was hanging up the spikes, we thought it would be fun to look back at his best plays with the Braves.

Here are our seven favorites:

7. Simba goes behind the back

Look, this play didn't result in an out. In fact, a run scored as Clint Barnes reached on an infield single. But this might be one of the slickest attempts on what would have been a sure single anyway.

6. Simba walks the Braves off

The rest of the plays on this list are defensive highlights, but it would be a disservice to exclude his offensive contributions. Simmons wasn't great with the bat, but he was no 1977 Jerry Royster either.

I was tempted to go with this 2-homer game against the Cubs in 2013, but there's something about this walk-off taking place just two weeks before his final game with the Braves that makes me go with it instead. It also snapped a 12-game losing streak at Turner Field.