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ALFREDO SIMON RUMORS

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
13 days 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 Fox Sports Ohio
13 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
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The two luckiest pitchers of 2014?

We reside in a numbers-driven baseball world where players are no longer measured by wins, losses, runs batted in or batting average. Instead we measure batters by wOBA and WAR and pitchers by FIP and WAR (among others). As such, players who buck the trends and are considered successful in the old way of looking at things compared to the new way end up being considered lucky. Alfredo...
Via The Flagrant Fan
July 15, 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...
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

Simon keeps rolling as Reds beat Brewers

CINCINNATI -- Alfredo Simon was just supposed to be a temporary solution to a starting pitching conundrum at the beginning of spring training. He very well could find himself in Minnesota in a couple of weeks as a National League All-Star. Simon continued his joy ride of a season Friday night by giving the Reds exactly what he's given them all season; a commanding performance...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 04, 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

Report: Woman files lawsuit against Alfredo Simon alleging rape

Alfredo Simon is being accused of raping a woman in a Washington D.C. hotel room last year. This is according to a report from NBC Washington that cites a civil suit filed in D.C. on Thursday.According to the suit, the woman claims she met Simon when the Reds were in town to play the Nationals for a four-game series in April 2013. The two allegedly met at a downtown nightclub hours...
Via Redlegs Review
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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