|Apr. 25 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET15:17 ET19:17 GMT3:17 12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST2:47 PM VEN23:17 UAE2:17 PM CT-Simon was beaten to the pulp by the Cubs on Sunday.
Analysis: Simon, making his first start since getting only two outs in the shortest start of his career at Chicago on April 13, pitched 2 2/3 innings. Simon, who missed his start on Tuesday with right biceps tendinitis, allowed nine hits and eight runs with one walk and three strikeouts. He actually lowered his ERA against Chicago from 67.16 to 35.14 despite this mauling.
|Apr. 19 11:16 AM PT12:16 PM MT1:16 PM CT2:16 PM ET14:16 ET18:16 GMT2:16 11:16 AM MST1:16 PM EST1:46 PM VEN22:16 UAE1:16 PM CT-The Reds have scratched Simon from his scheduled start against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night because of biceps tendinitis.
Analysis: Cincinnati planned to call up rookie Robert Stephenson from Triple-A Louisville to start in Simon's place. The Reds' top pick in the June 2011 amateur draft made his major league debut and beat the Phillies in the third game of the season and was sent back to Louisville.
|Mar. 24 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Simon has a $2 million base salary as part of his one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds and can earn an additional $1.5 million in performance bonuses based on innings.
Analysis: As part of the March 17 agreement, the 34-year-old right-hander would earn $300,000 apiece for 100 innings and each additional 15 through 160. Simon spent three years with the Reds, the first two as a reliever. He moved into the rotation in 2014 and went 15-10. The Reds traded him to Detroit in December 2014 for infielder Eugenio Suarez, and he went 13-12 with a 5.05 ERA for the Tigers in 31 starts and 187 innings.
|Mar. 17 11:18 AM PT12:18 PM MT1:18 PM CT2:18 PM ET14:18 ET18:18 GMT2:18 11:18 AM MST1:18 PM EST1:48 PM VEN22:18 UAE12:18 PM CT-Simon has returned to Cincinnati on a 1-year deal, giving the Reds another option for their depleted rotation.
Analysis: Simon spent three years with the Reds, the first two as a reliever. He moved into the rotation in 2014 and went 15-10. The Reds traded him to Detroit for infielder Eugenio Suarez, and he went 13-12 with a 5.05 ERA for the Tigers in 31 starts.