Seth Simmons

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Seth Simmons
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1988-06-14) June 14, 1988 (age 31)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Seth Tyler Simmons (born June 14, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent.

Career[edit]

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.[1] He served as the Pirates' closer.[2] As a senior, Simmons had a 2.78 earned run average (ERA) with 50 strikeouts in ​35 23 innings pitched.[1]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Simmons in the 40th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.[1] In 2013, Simmons pitched for Visalia, and had a 2.44 ERA in ​73 23 innings. The Diamondbacks invited Simmons to spring training in 2014.[3]

Simmons was named to the United States national baseball team for the 2015 WBSC Premier12.[4]

San Diego Padres[edit]

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.[5] He became a free agent after the 2018 season.[6]

High Point Rockers[edit]

In early 2019, Simmons signed with the High Point Rockers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

Long Island Ducks[edit]

On July 12, 2019, Simmons was traded to the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He became a free agent following the season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "No Easy Out". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Under Pressure: Simmons, East Carolina's sophomore closer, has been getting it done this season with game on the line". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Size is no issue for Seth Simmons; Andrew Chafin feeling good; & other stuff". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "Former Calvary pitcher named to national team". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  5. ^ "Naturals jump on Missions early, cruise to win". Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  6. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 6, 2018). "Minor League Free Agents 2018". Baseball America. Retrieved November 12, 2018.

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