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Tigers Prospect Profile #19: Zach Simons

Simons spent '08 with the Flying Tigers

Zach Simons came to the Tigers in exchange for big league, often much-maligned, reliever Jason Grilli, and while Simons isn't a big leaguer yet, if the 2008 season is any indication, there is plenty of reason to be optimistic about his future.

Zach Simons Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-3 Weight: 180 Born: 5/23/1985 Bats: Left Throws: Right Background Simons came to Detroit from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for right-handed reliever Jason Grilli during the 2008 season. Once with the Tigers, Simons was assigned to the Lakeland Flying Tigers where he a dominating bullpen force for the High-A squad. In 53 innings for the LFT...

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