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ALFREDO SIMON RUMORS

Jon Jay gives the Cardinals their second walk-off hit by pitch of the season in 5-4 win over Reds

Alfredo Simon, a 12-game winner and an All-Star took the hill Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. After the All-Star break, Simon was 0-5 in his last five starts with an ERA over .500. Of course, he would settle the Cardinals offense in Game 2 of this three game series, for 5.1 innings. The Cardinals would take a 1-0 lead in the Bottom of the 3rd on a two-out RBI single by Matt Holliday...
Via Cardinals Farm
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Simon wants assault accuser to publicly identify herself

  A woman who accused Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon of sexual assault should have to publicly identify herself, his lawyer said Tuesday, though the woman has said she fears being harassed or hurt by Simon's fans. The woman is currently identified in court filings as Jane Doe, though Simon and his attorneys know her name and can use it to investigate the case. The woman...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon wants accuser IDed

WASHINGTON (AP) A lawyer for Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon says a woman who accused the player in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting her should have to reveal her name publicly. Simon's lawyer made his argument Tuesday in federal court in Washington. The woman has said in a court document that she worries Simon's fans may harass her or hurt her if her name becomes...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Simon tries to turn it around against Cards

While he was dreadful in his first road start for the St. Louis Cardinals, John Lackey has appeared pretty comfortable so far at Busch Stadium. The right-hander will try to produce a third consecutive quality outing at home and give the Cardinals' playoffs hopes another boost while adding to the Cincinnati Reds' and Alfredo Simon's woes. In his second start after being...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Simon's troubles not about fatigue

CINCINNATI -- Something is wrong with Alfredo Simon but it's not fatigue. That's too easy of an excuse, although it is a valid question given the unchartered waters the Reds' right-hander has entered this season. Never before has he thrown as many innings as the 143 he has tossed this season, the latest being a five-inning outing in Saturday's 4-3 loss to Miami. Simon...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon seeks return to first-half form

The Cincinnati Reds are struggling to score with a depleted lineup and needed an outstanding pitching performance to even their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. That's something the Reds could once count on from Alfredo Simon. The right-hander looks to avoid his third straight loss since the All-Star break while leading Cincinnati to back-to-back victories for the first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Highlights from Alfredo Simon picking up league-leading 12th win

Your browser does not support iframes.Fans are often prone to quickly assigning blame when things go wrong with their team. But sometimes they forget to give credit where credit is due.With that said, general manager Walt Jocketty should continue to receive praise for his foresight in snatching Alfredo Simon off waivers prior to the 2012 season.To be fair, nobody (including Jocketty...
Via Redlegs Review
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon goes for sixth straight win

While the Cincinnati Reds are sending four players to next week's All-Star game, Alfredo Simon somewhat surprisingly isn't one of them. In his first appearance since getting left off the NL roster, Simon looks to win a sixth consecutive decision Wednesday night against the last-place Chicago Cubs. Many felt Simon (11-3, 2.78 ERA) was deserving of a nod after putting together...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon accused of rape in civil lawsuit

Alfredo Simon pitches against the Pirates in April 2014 (Credit: Associated Press) According to Rachel Axon of USA Today, Cincinnati Reds’ pitcher Alfredo Simon has been accused of rape in a civil lawsuit filed in Washington DC Superior Court. The woman, who filed the lawsuit as ‘Jane Doe’, is seeking $15 million in damages total ($5 million in compensatory damages and $10...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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