Description: Alfredo Simon was claimed off of waivers by Cincinnati on Tuesday.
Insight: Simon, who was just cut by the Orioles, will pitch out of the bullpen for the Reds. Don't expect Simon to have much fantasy value unless he has to fill in for someone in the starting rotation.
4/2/2012 7:36:00 PM
Description: The Astros and Brewers could be interested in claiming Alfredo Simon off of waivers.
Insight: It looks like Simon will have a new team soon. Simon has experience as both a reliever and a starter and that kind of versatility always draws interest. Last season Simon was 4-9 with a 4.90 ERA in 23 appearances for the Orioles, 16 of which were starts.
3/30/2012 10:28:00 PM
Description: The Orioles have placed Alfredo Simon on waivers.
Insight: Simon had been in the running for the final spot in Baltimore's starting rotation. Simon took himself out of contention by having an awful spring (7.00 ERA in four appearances). He could catch on somewhere else but Simon isn't likely to give you much of a fantasy boost.
2/21/2011 3:02:00 PM
Description: Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simon, who remains in a Dominican Republic jail as a suspect in a fatal shooting incident on New Year's Day, is expected to be cleared and possibly released within the next week to 10 days, two sources told MLB.com on Sunday night.
Insight: This would be a major boost to the Orioles' pen if he could be released from jail and able to pitch this year. (RapidDraft.com)
8/5/2010 7:42:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his 16th save of the season on Wednesday against the Angels.
Insight: Simon allowed one run on three hits but was able to shut the door for the save. (SportsBuff.com)
7/13/2010 7:44:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his 13th save of the season on Sunday against the Orioles.
Insight: Simon gave up two hits but was able to throw a scoreless inning for the save. (SportsBuff.com)
7/10/2010 4:13:00 PM
Description: Simon recorded his 12th save of the season on Friday against the Rangers.
Insight: Simon recorded a perfect inning of relief to pick up his second straight save. (SportsBuff.com)
7/1/2010 8:32:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his tenth save of the season on Wednesday against Oakland.
Insight: Simon pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout. (SportsBuff.com)
6/27/2010 8:57:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his eighth save of the season on Saturday against the Nationals.
Insight: Simon pitched a perfect ninth inning, striking out one. (SportsBuff.com)
6/20/2010 10:13:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his 7th save of the season on Saturday against the Padres.
Insight: Simon allowed a run on a hit and walk but was able to get the job done. (SportsBuff.com)
5/14/2010 8:16:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his fifth save of the season on Thursday against Seattle.
Insight: Simon has saves in back-to-back games and has not given up an earned run at all this season. (SportsBuff.com)
5/13/2010 8:49:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his fourth save of the season on Wednesday against the Mariners.
Insight: Simon pitched a perfect ninth inning as he struck out one to get the save. (SportsBuff.com)
5/7/2010 10:16:00 AM
Description: Simon recorded his third save of the season on Thursday against the Twins.
Insight: Simon pitched a perfect ninth inning, needing only 11 pitches. (SportsBuff.com)
3/2/2010 8:19:00 AM
Description: The Baltimore Sun reports that Simon has been throwing very well so far this Spring.
Insight: Simon is coming off of Tommy John surgery and is hoping to win a spot as a reliever. He has a 7.48 career ERA over 19.1 innings. (SportsBuff.com)
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