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Phillies Prospect #20: Kyle Simon
Kyle Simon Position: Relief Pitcher Bats/Throws: Right/Right Birthday/Age: August 18, 1990 (22) Ht/Wt: 6' 5", 225 pounds How he became a Phillie: Acquired along with Gabriel Lino from the Baltimore Orioles on June 30, 2012 for Jim Thome. Repertoire: Simon actually has a decent array of pitches, which makes the fact that the Phillies like him better out of the bullpen than in the rotation a little strange. His fastball is his best pitch and it's generally in the 90 mile-per-hour range, give or take two or three ticks. His fastball is one of those heavy pitches, with a lot of downward movement that generates a lot of groundballs, which helps to explain why the Phillies like him as a reliever. The weapons for...
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