|Born: June 14, 1988|
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Simmons is from Lewisville, North Carolina. He graduated from Cavalry Baptist Day School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and attended East Carolina University, where he pitched for the East Carolina Pirates for four years. He served as the Pirates' closer. As a senior, Simmons had a 2.78 earned run average (ERA) with 50 strikeouts in 35 2⁄3 innings pitched.
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Simmons in the 40th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. In 2013, Simmons pitched for Visalia, and had a 2.44 ERA in 73 2⁄3 innings. The Diamondbacks invited Simmons to spring training in 2014.
San Diego Padres
Released by the Diamondbacks in 2016, he signed with the San Diego Padres, and was assigned to the San Antonio Missions of the Class AA Texas League. He became a free agent after the 2018 season.
High Point Rockers
Long Island Ducks
- "No Easy Out". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
- "Under Pressure: Simmons, East Carolina's sophomore closer, has been getting it done this season with game on the line". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
- "Size is no issue for Seth Simmons; Andrew Chafin feeling good; & other stuff". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
- "Former Calvary pitcher named to national team". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
- "Naturals jump on Missions early, cruise to win". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
- Eddy, Matt (November 6, 2018). "Minor League Free Agents 2018". Baseball America. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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