Simon showing he can be a starter

Alfredo Simon has been saying since the start of spring training that he prefers starting to relieving, and through two starts with the Reds this season, he's shown he's up to the task. Simon was the hard-luck loser in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Rays at Great American Ball Park, surrendering just a second-inning home run to James Loney to "earn" the loss. ...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfredo Simon helps Reds avoid sweep in 2-1 win

The Reds needed a win in the worst way Sunday. It meant avoiding a sweep at the hands of the New York Mets, who came into the series 0-3. It meant avoiding going to St. Louis on a four-game losing streak. The Reds got the much-needed win, a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets before a crowd of 26,928 at Citi Field. "It makes for a much better flight to St. Louis," Reds...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Simon sharp in 1st start in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alfredo Simon pitched seven impressive innings in his first start in more than two years and began the go-ahead rally with his second career hit, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday to salvage a win in the three-game series. Joey Votto had a sacrifice fly and Ryan Ludwick a tiebreaking single off Jonathon Niese (0-1), who was making his...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds move Simon into starter role with Latos hurt

Alfredo Simon has spent most of his major league career as a reliever. He's going to get a chance to be a starter for the Cincinnati Reds at the start of spring training. Mat Latos has been slowed by knee surgery, so manager Bryan Price has decided to use Simon as a starter during spring training. The idea is to get him ready to pitch more innings in case he's needed when...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon looks to seize opportunity as starter in Reds' first spring game

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Alfredo Simon sits in the bullpen during the season when games begin, daydreaming about throwing the first pitch, starting the game. It isn't that he dislikes working out of the bullpen for the Cincinnati Reds. It is just that it is in his genes, in his makeup, that he is a starting pitcher. He gets that starting opportunity Wednesday when the Reds play their...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds in need of rebound after tough loss

CINCINNATI In what has been a very good season for Alfredo Simon, he had a bad night. Simon gave up a two-run homer to rookie Khris Davis, his second of the game, and a solo shot to rookie Scooter Gennett in the eighth inning as Milwaukee broke a 3-3 tie and went on to beat the Reds 6-4 Friday night at Great American Ball Park. In the day and age of instantaneous uproar over the...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The Reds’ old pine cup

Alfredo Simon celebrates the Reds’ winning of the 2012 National League Central division by dousing himself from the pine cup. On the night the Cincinnati Reds clinched the National League Central division, you may have seen some images of players with a brass cup during the celebration, including Alfredo Simon and Bronson Arroyo. Everyone was gathered around it at some point. The...
Via Red Hot Mama
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles place right-hander Alfredo Simon on waivers.

BALTIMORE, March 31–The Orioles have placed reliever Alfredo Simon on outright waivers. The right-hander got the news last night. Please click the link below to read the rest of this story.
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Alfredo Simon Getting a Payday

Alfredo Simon was acquitted of an involuntary murder charge in the Dominican Republic.As you probably remember, Simon was accused of shooting a man during a New Year's Eve celebration about 11 months ago. At the time, I thought that was the last we would see of Simon in an Oriole uniform. Evidently, I was wrong as he appeared in 23 games for Baltimore in 2011 (including 16 starts...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Orioles' Simon acquitted in shooting death

Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon has been acquitted of an involuntary manslaughter charge. Defense attorney Dinora Dilone said Simon was acquitted Tuesday in the New Year's Eve shooting death of 25-year-old Michel Castillo Almonte. Dilone says experts testified that the fatal bullet did not come from Simon's gun and that no witnesses saw the pitcher fire his weapon...
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November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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