In exchange for the services of the first baseman / outfielder Jordan Luplow, the Arizona D-Backs will send the Tampa Bay Rays back to a shocking infield prospect. The Dominican Ronny Simon, who spent most of the 2021 season with Low-A Visalia, where he hit .249 / .343 / .475 with fifteen home runs and twelve steals in 349 plate appearances as a 21-year-old.
Simon, who was acquired from the Chicago Cubs Last November as the player to be named later in the teams’ deal with left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin, he spent most of his time in the middle of the frame, plus a handful of starts at third base:
He will have to be added to the 40-man roster next offseason or be available in the 2022 Rule 5 draft. Ronny Oliver Simon was born on April 17, 2000 in La Romana, Dominican Republic.
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He measures 1.75 meters and weighs 68 kilos. Hit both sides of the plate and logically throws with the right. He has three seasons as a prospect: 2018 and 2019 with the Cubs and in 2021 with the Arizona Serpents, where he finished with figures of .245, 17 HRs and 63 produced in two levels.
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MLB: Rays get interesting Dominican prospect Ronny Simon