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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Angels’ Andrelton Simmons opts out as Los Angeles’ season draws to a close

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons has decided to opt out of the remainder of the season, with only five games left in the regular season and his team all but eliminated from postseason contention.

In a statement released through his agency, ISE, Simmons said, “Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association developed an environment and system that empowered players and provided us the opportunity to decide on whether to play or opt out of the season. At this moment, I feel this is the best decision for me and for my family. We don’t know what the future holds, but we would like to sincerely thank the Angels organization and Angels fans for welcoming and making us feel at home.”

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: September 22, 2020 at 08:06 PM | 49 comment(s)
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