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Uncertainty clouds Simon situation as Orioles pitcher prepares to travel to Dominican
Uncertainty clouds Simon situation as Orioles pitcher prepares to travel to Dominican

What's certain is that Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon is scheduled to start against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night before heading to his native Dominican Republic on Sunday. What's uncertain is what comes next for Simon. The team hopes Monday's hearing in the Jan. 1 shooting death of Simon's cousin will be the end of the case, but based on how things have progressed this year, the Orioles aren't sure what will happen. "We simply don't know. It's a legal process," Orioles director of player development John Stockstill said. "They are handling it down there, and we'll find out when it is over." The Orioles will put...

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