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Alfredo Simón
ERA W-L K
9.45 2-7 38
Team: CincinnatiHt / Wt: 6-6 / 267 NFBC ADP: 625.37
Position: SPBorn: 5/8/1981 Birthplace: Santiago, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Phillies (1999)


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June 22 1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET16:30 ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST4:00 PM VEN0:30 UAE (+1)3:30 PM CT-The Reds placed Simon on the 15-day DL with a muscle strain Wednesday, a move retroactive to June 16.
Analysis: The right-hander is 2-7 with a 9.45 ERA in 13 games - 11 starts - this season.
June 9 10:17 AM PT11:17 AM MT12:17 PM CT1:17 PM ET13:17 ET17:17 GMT1:17 10:17 AM MST12:17 PM EST12:47 PM VEN21:17 UAE12:17 PM CT-Simon walked a season-high five, allowing six runs and seven hits in five innings of the Reds' 12-7 loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday.
Analysis: Simon's ERA is now a major-league worst 9.11, and the Reds should be in an emergency to get him out of their rotation. He can't pitch at home or on the road and can't get righties or lefties out, leaving few things he can contribute to a major league organization other than providing the fans in the outfield seats with 14 free souvenirs thus far in 2016.
June 3 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Simon got a rare win Thursday.
Analysis: Simon allowed four runs and five hits to earn his first win since beating Milwaukee on May 5.
May 28 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET22:50 ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST10:20 PM VEN6:50 UAE (+1)9:50 PM CT-Simon was ejected in the fifth inning of Saturday's game against Milwaukee after hitting Brewers starter Chase Anderson with a pitch.
Analysis: Plate umpire James Hoye threw Simon out of the game immediately after Anderson, a right-hander, got plunked in the left shoulder leading off the fifth. An inning earlier, Anderson had hit Simon with a pitch with two outs, a sequence that thwarted Tyler Holt's potential steal of home with the Reds trailing by a run.
May 18 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET11:39 ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST11:09 AM VEN19:39 UAE10:39 AM CT-Simon was shredded by the Tribe on Tuesday.
Analysis: Simon allowed a career-high 10 runs and 14 hits - one shy of his most - in 4 1/3 innings. His ERA is an awful 10.34.
Apr. 25 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET15:17 ET19:17 GMT3:17 12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST2:47 PM VEN23:17 UAE2:17 PM CT-Simon was beaten to the pulp by the Cubs on Sunday.
Analysis: Simon, making his first start since getting only two outs in the shortest start of his career at Chicago on April 13, pitched 2 2/3 innings. Simon, who missed his start on Tuesday with right biceps tendinitis, allowed nine hits and eight runs with one walk and three strikeouts. He actually lowered his ERA against Chicago from 67.16 to 35.14 despite this mauling.
Apr. 19 11:16 AM PT12:16 PM MT1:16 PM CT2:16 PM ET14:16 ET18:16 GMT2:16 11:16 AM MST1:16 PM EST1:46 PM VEN22:16 UAE1:16 PM CT-The Reds have scratched Simon from his scheduled start against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night because of biceps tendinitis.
Analysis: Cincinnati planned to call up rookie Robert Stephenson from Triple-A Louisville to start in Simon's place. The Reds' top pick in the June 2011 amateur draft made his major league debut and beat the Phillies in the third game of the season and was sent back to Louisville.
Mar. 24 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Simon has a $2 million base salary as part of his one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds and can earn an additional $1.5 million in performance bonuses based on innings.
Analysis: As part of the March 17 agreement, the 34-year-old right-hander would earn $300,000 apiece for 100 innings and each additional 15 through 160. Simon spent three years with the Reds, the first two as a reliever. He moved into the rotation in 2014 and went 15-10. The Reds traded him to Detroit in December 2014 for infielder Eugenio Suarez, and he went 13-12 with a 5.05 ERA for the Tigers in 31 starts and 187 innings.
Mar. 17 11:18 AM PT12:18 PM MT1:18 PM CT2:18 PM ET14:18 ET18:18 GMT2:18 11:18 AM MST1:18 PM EST1:48 PM VEN22:18 UAE12:18 PM CT-Simon has returned to Cincinnati on a 1-year deal, giving the Reds another option for their depleted rotation.
Analysis: Simon spent three years with the Reds, the first two as a reliever. He moved into the rotation in 2014 and went 15-10. The Reds traded him to Detroit for infielder Eugenio Suarez, and he went 13-12 with a 5.05 ERA for the Tigers in 31 starts.

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