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Bless You Boys Apr 25, 2015

Tigers 4, Indians 1: Alfredo Simon dominates Cleveland offense

The Tigers snapped a four-game losing streak behind the bat of Victor Martinez and pitching of Alfredo Simon. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers' offense finally awoke, and timely hitting helped snap a four-game losing streak. Backed by a strong start by Alfredo Simon and Victor Martinez's bat, the Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1, improving their record to 12-6 for the season. Simon (4-0) was the first Tigers pitcher to start the 2015 season with four wins. After getting out of a two-on, two-out threat in the first, Simon settled down and allowed just one run in his 6 2/3 innings of work....
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 23, 2015

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

SATURDAY: Indians at TigersTime: 1:08 p.m.TV: FS1Pitchers: Trevor Bauer (2-0, 0.95) vs. Alfredo Simon (3-0, 1.74)SUNDAY: Indians at TigersTime: 1:08 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Carlos Carrasco (2-1, 2.38) vs. Kyle Lobstein (1-1. 3.27)MONDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOTUESDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOWEDNESDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOTHURSDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOFRIDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STO
Grand Rapids Press Apr 21, 2015
Watch highlights from the Detroit Tigers' 2-1 win over the New York Yankees

Watch highlights from the Detroit Tigers' 2-1 win over the New York Yankees

Making his Tigers home debut, Simon improved to 3-0 overall and helped Detroit improve its major league-best record to 11-2 with 7 1/3 strong innings Monday night. DETROIT -- Alfredo Simon's perfect record remains intact. Making his Tigers home debut, Simon improved to 3-0 overall and helped Detroit improve its major league-best record to 11-2 with 7 1/3 strong innings en route to a 2-1 series-opening win over the New York Yankees on Monday at Comerica Park. J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes hit consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning, and Joba Chamberlain...
Bless You Boys Apr 20, 2015

Tigers 2, Yankees 1: Alfredo Simon's stellar start backed by key hits, defense

The Tigers relied on their pitching for yet another win, riding Alfredo Simon's strong effort to their 11th victory of the season. DETROIT -- On the 103rd anniversary of Tiger Stadium, the Detroit Tigers won 2-1 backed by strong pitching by Alfredo Simon, stellar defense, and key hits in the seventh inning. CC Sabathia (0-3) took the loss for the Yankees, pitching a complete game in the losing effort. Joakim Soria worked another 1-2-3 ninth inning for his fifth save in as many attempts this year. The win marks the 11th win of the season, improving the Tigers' record to 11-2. Simon (3-0) was...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 20, 2015
Tigers 2, Yankees 1: Alfredo Simon fans seven; Joba Chamberlain induces double play in key spot

Tigers 2, Yankees 1: Alfredo Simon fans seven; Joba Chamberlain induces double play in key spot

J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes had back-to-back two-out RBI singles in the seventh to turn a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead for the Tigers. DETROIT -- CC Sabathia was good. Alfredo Simon was a little bit better. Simon struck out seven in 7 1/3 strong innings and the Detroit Tigers rallied to take the lead in the seventh inning Monday night in a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees. The bullpen for the Tigers hasn't been tested in very many tight situations, but Joba Chamberlain got an out in a huge spot to help preserve the win. Chamberlain replaced Simon...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 15, 2015
Tigers 1, Pirates 0: Alfredo Simon throws eight shutout innings, Rajai Davis homers for lone run

Tigers 1, Pirates 0: Alfredo Simon throws eight shutout innings, Rajai Davis homers for lone run

Simon allowed just two hits -- both singles -- and did not issue a walk in eight innings of work. PITTSBURGH -- The Detroit Tigers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates in consecutive games. They did it in games started by their fourth and fifth starters. Alfredo Simon threw eight shutout innings Wednesday night and Rajai Davis broke a scoreless tie for the second consecutive game as the Tigers earned a 1-0 win over the Pirates. Simon allowed just two hits -- both singles in the fourth inning -- while throwing eight shutout innings. Shane Greene allowed just...
Bless You Boys Apr 15, 2015

Game 9 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh Pirates

Alfredo Simon and the Tigers close out their series and six-game road trip tonight against Francisco Liriano and the Pirates. Detroit Tigers (7-1) at Pittsburgh Pirates (3-5) Time/Place: 7:05 p.m., PNC Park SB Nation blog: Bucs Dugout Media: Fox Sports Detroit Plus, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Alfredo Simon (1-0, 5.06 ERA) vs. LHP Francisco Liriano (0-0, 2.57 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Simon 1 5.1 5.06 3.38 0.00 1.69 2.98 4.81 0.1 Liriano 1 7.0 9.00 3.86 1.29 0.71 4.12 3.44 0.0 It's hard to believe that Francisco Liriano has been...
News-Herald Apr 10, 2015
Cleveland Indians drop home opener to Detroit Tigers

Cleveland Indians drop home opener to Detroit Tigers

Alfredo Simon took a shutout into the sixth in his debut for Detroit and Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer as the Tigers won their fourth straight, 8-4 over Cleveland on Friday to spoil the Indians' home opener in their remodeled ballpark.Simon (1-0) allowed three runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 10, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on mound for Tigers in home opener for Cleveland Indians

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alfredo Simon on mound for Tigers in home opener for Cleveland Indians

The forecast for Cleveland calls for temperatures around 50 degrees for first pitch today. It rained in Cleveland this morning, and more rain is expected tonight, but it is supposed to clear out for games Saturday and Sunday. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (3-0) at Cleveland Indians (2-1)When: 4:05 p.m.Where: Progressive Field in ClevelandTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The TicketTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Alfredo Simon (15-10, 3.44 ERA in 2014; first start of 2015)Lifetime vs. Indians: 1-2, 5.48 ERA Cleveland...
Bless You Boys Apr 10, 2015

Game 4: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Alfredo Simon will make his Tigers debut today against Zach McAllister and the Cleveland Indians. Detroit Tigers (3-0) at Cleveland Indians (2-1) Time/Place: 4:10 p.m., Progressive Field SB Nation blog: Let's Go Tribe Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Alfredo Simon (15-10, 3.44 ERA in 2014) vs. RHP Zach McAllister (4-7, 5.23 ERA in 2014) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Simon 32 196.1 5.82 2.57 1.01 1.21 4.33 4.17 1.3 McAllister 15 86.0 7.74 2.93 0.73 1.44 3.45 3.86 1.3 Zach McAllister did everything a pitcher could in...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 4, 2015
Tigers 1, Rays 0: Victor Martinez hits solo homer; Alfredo Simon allows one hit in five innings

Tigers 1, Rays 0: Victor Martinez hits solo homer; Alfredo Simon allows one hit in five innings

Simons pitching line: 5IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 3SO. He threw 50 pitches, 37 for strikes. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Victor Martinez did not have a great spring at the plate. But he got a big hit in the final spring game of the year. Martinez hit a solo home run Saturday afternoon for the game's lone run as the Detroit Tigers wrapped up Grapefruit League play with a 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Tigers starter Alfredo Simon retired the first 14 batters he faced. The game was over in quick fashion, which is normal for the final spring game. The time of game...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 30, 2015
Braves 4, Tigers 2: Yoenis Cespedes hits fifth home run; Alfredo Simon turns in best outing of spring

Braves 4, Tigers 2: Yoenis Cespedes hits fifth home run; Alfredo Simon turns in best outing of spring

The Braves broke a 2-2 tie with two runs off Joba Chamberlain in the eighth inning. The first four batters to face Chamberlain had hits. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Yoenis Cespedes went deep. Alfredo Simon pitched deep. But the Detroit Tigers lost another game. Cespedes hit his fifth home run and Simon had his best start of the spring Monday afternoon in a 4-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. Simon had allowed 13 earned runs in 11 2/3 innings over his previous three starts but was much more effective in this one. He allowed one run on five hits and three walks in six-plus...
Bless You Boys Mar 27, 2015

Detroit Tigers player preview: Was Alfredo Simon just lucky in 2014?

Alfredo Simon made the National League All-Star team in 2014, but he was awful after the break. Was it a matter of luck, or is there cause for concern in 2015? Immediately after trading Rick Porcello to the Boston Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, the Detroit Tigers acquired Alfredo Simon from the Cincinnati Reds for shortstop Eugenio Suarez and former first-round draft pick Jonathan Crawford. Simon, who transitioned to a starter role in 2014 and struggled in the second half, was named to the Tigers rotation and fans were left wondering which pitcher they would see in 2015. Simon is a...

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