LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have acquired shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the Atlanta Braves.
The story was first reported by MLB's Jesse Sanchez.
The Angels will allegedly send shortstop Erick Aybar and two minor league players to the Braves in exchange for Simmons.
Source: Andrelton Simmons has been traded to the Angels. #Braves
— Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) November 12, 2015
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) November 12, 2015
Source: Angels/Braves discussing deal that would send Simmons to #Angels for Aybar, Chris Ellis and a 3rd piece. Unclear if deal is close.
— 80 Grade Halos (@80GradeHalos) November 12, 2015
The Angels gave up their best pitching prospect, Sean Newcomb, to get Andrelton Simmons. Both sides did well.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 12, 2015
Hearing that #Angels will also be getting a top catching prospect in Simmons/Aybar deal.
— Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) November 13, 2015
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