|Jan. 31 3:46 PM PT4:46 PM MT5:46 PM CT6:46 PM ET18:46 ET23:46 GMT7:46 CST4:46 PM MST6:46 PM EST7:16 PM VEN3:46 UAE (+1)5:46 PM CT-The Cincinnati Reds have agreed to one-year contracts with Simon and outfielder Chris Heisey, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: Simon will earn $890,000. Simon, 31, went 3-2 with a 2.66 ERA in 36 relief appearances in his first year with the Reds after parts of four seasons in Baltimore.
|Apr. 3 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 CST3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-The Reds claimed Simon off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, looking for help in their depleted bullpen.
Analysis: The 30-year-old reliever missed part of spring training with a strained groin. He was placed on waivers after Toronto scored six runs in two innings off him during a game last week. The Reds didn't immediately add him to the roster, which is full. Cincinnati opens the season Thursday against Miami.