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ALFREDO SIMON RUMORS

J.D. Martinez's homer lifts Tigers to 6-2 win over Astros

DETROIT (AP) -- J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and Alfredo Simon pitched seven strong innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-2 Friday night. Simon (5-2) got the win, allowing two unearned runs on four hits and a walk in seven innings. Simon, who struck out five, used his slow curve effectively, throwing it so softly once that it didn't register on the radar...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon, Tigers try to make it two straight over Astros

Although they were riding the best 41-game start in franchise history heading into the series opener against the Detroit Tigers, the Houston Astros weren't able to put an end to their woes at Comerica Park. They could be turning to the right pitcher Friday (6 p.m. pregame, 7:08 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit) in Collin McHugh, who has one of MLB's longest road unbeaten streaks...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers Leadoff: Will Simon keep the charging Twins at bay?

  The Detroit Tigers (19-13) who have lost four of their last six games, will start their third series of the young season against the hard charging Minnesota Twins (18-14) who have won eight of their last ten games. The Tigers will send Alfredo Simon to the hill, who dodged hard hit balls all over the place to keep the Tigers in the game in his last start will oppose Kyle Gibson...
Via The Majors Detroit
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Previewing the Royals series

The Tigers take on nemesis Billy Butler and the Kansas City Royals this weekend. After taking 2 of 3 games in the series from the past 2 AL Central rivals, Cleveland and Minnesota, the Detroit Tigers continue their road trip against Central teams when they travel to Kansas City to take on the Royals for 4 games, beginning Thursday at 8:10 p.m. The Tigers currently lead Kansas City...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Weekly Recap: Who’s trending up and trending down

It was an up and down past week for the Detroit Tigers. The good news: the Tigers are 13-6 and are a half game up in first place in the AL Central over the Kansas City Royals. The bad news: the Tigers suffered their first losing week of the year, going 3-4 with a four game losing streak sandwiched by three wins. Still, after how well the Tigers started the year, to be only a half...
Via isportsweb.com
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers pitcher Alfredo Simon drives a chrome Mercedes

You can’t miss Alfredo Simon when he’s rolling down the street. The Detroit Tigers pitcher turned heads at the team’s spring training facility with his “chrome” Mercedes: Your car, what do you call that color? Alfredo Simon: "Chrome." pic.twitter.com/uZjFxRNJKl — Chris Iott (@Chris_Iott) March 5, 2015 It’s shinier than one of those creepy street performers. That...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

How the bullpen of the 2015 Detroit Tigers will shake out

It is no secret that the bullpen was by far the most glaring weakness of the Detroit Tigers in 2014 and not much has been done to improve it for the upcoming season. The Tigers acquired Alex Wilson in the Yoenis Cespedes trade and Wilson will be given a shot at a spot in the Tigers bullpen this season. Last year he finished with a 1.91 ERA over 28.1 innings out of Boston’s bullpen...
Via isportsweb.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon becomes 5th Reds All-Star

CINCINNATI -- Alfredo Simon was getting plenty of hugs and congratulatory handshakes in the Reds dugout Sunday afternoon. He wasn't playing but they were well-deserved. Simon was notified Sunday afternoon that he had been named to the National League All-Star team as a replacement player. Four NL pitchers, including Johnny Cueto of the Reds, started games Sunday, making them unavailable...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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