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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9 days ago
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...
The Reds agreed to a two-year deal with reliever Sam LeCure and a one-year contract with Alfredo Simon on Friday, leaving them with three players in salary arbitration.
LeCure was one of their set-up relievers last season, going 2-1 with a 2.66 ERA and one save in 63 games. Simon was 6-4 with a 2.87 ERA and one save in 63 games.
They got deals a day after outfielder Chris Heisey...
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January 17, 2014
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...
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.
BALTIMORE, March 31–The Orioles have placed reliever Alfredo Simon on outright waivers. The right-hander got the news last night.
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During Orioles FanFest, pitcher Alfredo Simon spoke with the media for a couple of minutes.
Simon updated everyone on his workouts, status heading into Spring Training, his life this offseason versus what happened to him last year, and outlook for the season.
Here are some quotes and notes I was able to pick up from him.
Concerning his troubles last off-season, versus this winter...
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...
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
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Baltimore Orioles righthander Alfredo Simon's manslaughter hearing in the Dominican Republic was postponed Wednesday after two witnesses failed to appear.
A witness also failed to show during a previous hearing in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting death of Simon's cousin.
Simon is the main suspect in the shooting, although he has denied the allegations. Another...