Mon, 19 Oct 2009 08:41:09 -0700
MLB.com's Daren Smith reports Oakland Athletics SP James Simmons is trying to develop an out pitch in the Arizona Fall League. "It seems like I can get two strikes on everybody," Simmons said. "I'm working on a cutter and throwing the curveball a little harder. The last two years, it's been a little loopy."
Mon, 16 Mar 2009 08:45:26 -0700
John Shea, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports the Oakland Athletics optioned P Ryan Webb, 3B Jeff Baisley and IF Eric Patterson to Triple-A Sacramento Monday, March 16. P Kevin Cameron, P James Simmons, SP Jerome Williams, IF Joe Dillon and 1B Sean Doolittle were all reassigned to the minor leagues.
Mon, 08 Dec 2008 11:58:32 -0800
Mychael Urban, of MLB.com, reports the Oakland Athletics announced their list of non-roster invitees to Spring Training Monday, Dec. 8. The list includes P Trevor Cahill, P Brett Anderson, P Vincent Mazzaro, 1B Chris Carter, 2B Jemile Weeks, P Andrew Bailey, RP Andrew Carignan, P Brett Hunter, P Jared Lansford, P Tyson Ross, SP James Simmons, C Josh Donaldson, SS Adrian Cardenas and 1B Sean Doolittle.
Thu, 28 Aug 2008 11:20:20 -0700
Athletics.MLB.com's Mychael Urban reports Oakland Athletics first-round pick in 2007, SP James Simmons, is 9-6 with a 3.53 ERA and has 115 strikeouts in 130 innings. His strikeouts and ERA are third in the Texas League at Double-A Midland.
Sun, 09 Mar 2008 21:27:56 -0700
MLB.com's Barry M. Bloom reports Oakland Athletics P James Simmons, who was in major league camp as a non-roster invitee, was sent to minor league camp Sunday, March 9.
Wed, 30 Jan 2008 18:13:10 -0800
Mychael Urban, of Athletics.MLB.com, reports Oakland Athletics P James Simmons is a candidate for the fifth spot in the team's starting rotation.
Tue, 28 Aug 2007 12:06:10 -0700
Geoff Lepper, of The San Jose Mercury News, reports Oakland Athletics P James Simmons will play in the Arizona Fall League.
Wed, 20 Jun 2007 12:04:37 -0700
Updating a previous report, Matt Smith, of Oakland.Athletics.MLB.com, reports Oakland Athletics P James Simmons has been sent to Double-A Midland. Simmons, the Athletics' first-round draft pick this year, was signed to a contract Tuesday, June 19, which included a $1,192,500 million signing bonus.
Tue, 19 Jun 2007 16:26:04 -0700
Athletics.MLB.com reports the Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with P James Simmons, of the University of California, Riverside. Simmons was a first-round pick in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 13:35:46 -0700
MLB.com reports the Oakland Athletics selected University of California at Riverside P James Simmons with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.