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Grand Rapids Press May 27, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains decision in naming reliever Alex Wilson an emergency starter

Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains decision in naming reliever Alex Wilson an emergency starter

The Tigers had to find a last-minute replacement for starting pitcher Alfredo Simon on Wednesday after the 34-year-old Simon was suddenly called away from the team Tuesday. OAKLAND -- In the end, Kyle Ryan simply ran out of time. The Tigers had to find a last-minute replacement for starting pitcher Alfredo Simon on Wednesday after the 34-year-old Simon was suddenly called away from the team Tuesday to tend to his seriously ill father in the Dominican Republic. The Tigers initially intended for Ryan to start Wednesday's game when they called him up from Triple-A...
Grand Rapids Press May 27, 2015
Analysis: Alfredo Simon's sad circumstance puts Detroit Tigers in tough situation on West Coast trip

Analysis: Alfredo Simon's sad circumstance puts Detroit Tigers in tough situation on West Coast trip

The Tigers were dealt a sad surprise late Tuesday, one that has put them in a bit of a pickle for Wednesdays finale, after starter Alfredo Simon was placed on the bereavement list. OAKLAND -- This much is true: Detroit will have a starting pitcher for Wednesday's game. Just don't ask who. The Tigers were dealt a sad surprise late Tuesday, one that has put them in a bit of a pickle for Wednesday's finale in Oakland, after Alfredo Simon, arguably the most consistent pitcher in Detroit's rotation, had to be placed on the bereavement list. Simon was initially...
Grand Rapids Press May 27, 2015
Detroit Tigers place Alfredo Simon on bereavement list, bring up Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo

Detroit Tigers place Alfredo Simon on bereavement list, bring up Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo

The Tigers were dealt an unfortunate blow late Tuesday when starting pitcher Alfredo Simon was placed on the bereavement list due to a family emergency. OAKLAND -- The Detroit Tigers were dealt an unfortunate blow late Tuesday when starter Alfredo Simon was placed on the bereavement list due to a family emergency. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus indicated after Tuesday's game that Simon was called away due to tend to his father and didn't know when he would return. Players on the bereavement list can be there for a minimum of three days and a maximum of seven. Simon...
Bless You Boys May 27, 2015

Alfredo Simon scratched, bullpen combo may start Wednesday's game

Alfredo Simon was scratched as a starting pitcher late Tuesday, Wednesday's starter is TBD. After Tuesday night's game in Oakland, it was announced that Alfredo Simon is being placed on the bereavement list and will be traveling to the Dominican Republic to be with his sick father. The Tigers are calling up Kyle Ryan to potentially start Wednesday's game, but it is uncertain yet whether Ryan will be able to join the team in California in time to make that start. If Ryan is unable to start, the Tigers may have to dip into the bullpen right from the start of the game. Alfredo Simon...
Grand Rapids Press May 22, 2015

Watch Detroit Tigers' Alfredo Simon talk about his win over the Houston Astros

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Alfredo Simon discusses his win over the Houston Astros on Friday, and having to overcome a third-inning error.
Grand Rapids Press May 22, 2015
Tigers 6, Astros 2: J.D. Martinez hits three-run HR, Alfredo Simon throws seven strong innings in win

Tigers 6, Astros 2: J.D. Martinez hits three-run HR, Alfredo Simon throws seven strong innings in win

Simon allowed just two runs, neither of them earned, in a solid start for the Tigers. DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez just missed the first time. He didn't miss the second. Martinez hit a three-run home run and Alfredo Simon turned in another solid outing Friday night to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros. It was the third consecutive victory for the Tigers, who have guaranteed themselves at least a split of the four-game series with the American League West Division-leading Astros. The Tigers had two on and two out in the third inning...
Bless You Boys May 22, 2015

Game 43 Preview: Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers

The Tigers will go for their third win in a row tonight as Alfredo Simon takes on upstart Astros starter Collin McHugh. Houston Astros (27-15) at Detroit Tigers (25-17) Time/Place: 7:08 p.m., Comerica Park SB Nation blog: Crawfish Boxes Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Collin McHugh (5-1, 4.09 ERA) vs. RHP Alfredo Simon (4-2, 3.04 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR McHugh 8 50.2 7.99 1.78 0.89 1.18 3.40 3.39 0.9 Simon 8 50.1 5.90 2.68 0.72 1.27 3.80 4.43 0.7 Collin McHugh's career got off to a rough start. Selected...
Viva El Birdos May 17, 2015

Tigers @ Cardinals recap 5.17 - Cards avoid sweep

Lynn turns in great performance, offense just enough to avoid the sweep at home to the Tigers. Detroit Tigers @ St. Louis Cardinals Alfredo Simon vs. Lance Lynn7:05 p.m. CT Busch Stadium - St. Louis, Missouri Today's Lineups - #STLCards vs. Detroit (5/17): Heyward RF Carpenter 3B Holliday LF Peralta SS Adams 1B Molina C Wong 2B Bourjos CF Lynn RHP — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) May 17, 2015 #Tigers lineup at STL: Gose CF Kinsler 2B Cabrera 1B J.D. Martinez RF Cespedes LF Castellanos 3B McCann C Iglesias SS Simon P — #VoteTigers (@tigers) May 17, 2015 Some News - ...
Grand Rapids Press May 17, 2015
Cardinals 2, Tigers 1: Detroit falls short of sweep, heads home one game out of first place

Cardinals 2, Tigers 1: Detroit falls short of sweep, heads home one game out of first place

The Cardinals entered the series with a 14-3 record at home, but the Tigers won the first two games. ST. LOUIS -- The Detroit Tigers won the series against the team with the best record in baseball. But they did not get the sweep. Alfredo Simon surrendered a tiebreaking home run to Kolten Wong in the sixth inning and the Tigers offense struggled to string hits together Sunday night in a 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. The Tigers started the day in a first-place tie in the American League Central with the Kansas City Royals, but they now head to Detroit...
Grand Rapids Press May 17, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on mound as Detroit goes for sweep of St. Louis Cardinals

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on mound as Detroit goes for sweep of St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals entered the series with a 14-3 record at home and had not lost a series at Busch Stadium this season before the Tigers came to town. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (23-14, tied for first in AL Central) at St. Louis Cardinals (24-12, 1st in NL Central)When: 8:05 p.m.Where: Busch Stadium in St. LouisTV: ESPNRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott  STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Alfredo Simon (4-1, 3.05 ERA)Lifetime vs. Cardinals: 3-0, 3.29 ERA St. Louis CardinalsRHP Lance...
Bless You Boys May 12, 2015

Tigers 2, Twins 1: 10th inning walk-off win backs Alfredo Simon's strong start

It wasn't pretty, but the Tigers picked up their 20th win of the season with a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night. DETROIT -- After 31 nine-inning games, the Detroit Tigers played back-to-back games into extra innings. But unlike Opening Week when the Minnesota Twins were clobbered, the Tigers couldn't get more than a handful of hits off starter Kyle Gibson. Alfredo Simon's stellar start, combined with a key home run from J.D. Martinez gave the Tigers a close walk-off 2-1 win over the Twins. Ian Kinsler's bloop single into right-center field scored Anthony Gose for the game-winning...
Cincinnati.com May 6, 2015
Day 69: Alfredo Simon, 2014 Reds All-Star

Day 69: Alfredo Simon, 2014 Reds All-Star

We're counting down to the All-Star Game at GABP in July by profiling all 100 Reds All-Stars. Today: Alfredo Simon (69).         
Bless You Boys Apr 30, 2015

Royals 8, Tigers 1: Kansas City comes out swinging in opening game against Detroit

Alfredo Simon was clobbered for six runs as the Royals bats raged and the Tigers were silent. The first early season showdown between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals was no contest at all. The Royals flexed their new-found power, blowing the doors off the game with a five-run fifth inning, while the Tigers offensive was stifled all night long. With the 8-1 victory over Detroit, the Royals take over first place in the A.L. Central division by a slender half-game margin. Through four starts, Alfredo Simon (4-1) was the Tigers best starter. The other shoe dropped on Thursday as Simon...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 30, 2015
Seventh-inning update: Royals 8, Tigers 0

Seventh-inning update: Royals 8, Tigers 0

After winning his first four starts this season, Alfredo Simon was lit up for six runs in just 4 1/3 innings as the Royals have built a big lead over the Tigers through six innings tonight. KANSAS CITY -- Detroit Tigers starter Alfredo Simon was trying Thursday night to become the American League's first five-game winner. He came up short. Really short. After winning his first four starts this season, Simon was lit up for six runs in just 4 1/3 innings as the Kansas City Royals have built a 8-0 lead over the Tigers through six innings tonight in the first of a...
Bless You Boys Apr 30, 2015

Game 23: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

Alfredo Simon goes for his fifth win of the season tonight against Danny Duffy and the Royals. Detroit Tigers (15-7) at Kansas City Royals (14-7) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Kauffman Stadium SB Nation blog: Royals Review Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Alfredo Simon (4-0, 1.65 ERA) vs. LHP Danny Duffy (1-0, 4.15 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Simon 4 27.1 4.94 1.32 0.33 0.95 3.01 3.80 0.6 Duffy 4 21.2 6.65 2.91 0.83 1.43 3.77 4.14 0.3 With James Shields now plying his trade in San Diego, Danny Duffy was one of the...

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