Alfredo Simon

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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Reds

Dallas Beeler opposes Alfredo Simon tonight at Great American Ballpark.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Preview: Reds-Cubs

Alfredo Simon opposes Jeff Samardzija tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2014

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CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 13 Starts And Sits

It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.

06/20/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs at Reds

Chicago’s Jeff Samardzija opposes Cincinnati’s Alfredo Simon tonight.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

DePaul Blue Demons

Baffoe: What Do The Kids Protesting DePaul’s Athletic Department Know?

A group of DePaul students held a protest over what they feel are severe shortcomings by their school’s athletic department when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014