SIMMONS, KADON

Position: Pitcher

DOB: April 21, 1995

Height: 6’1″ / Weight: 195

Bats: Right / Throws: Right

40-man roster: No

How acquired: Free Agent (June 28, 2017)

Profile:  After going undrafted following his senior season at the University of Texas-Arlington, Simmons inked a free agent deal with Milwaukee and was sent to Maryvale to begin his professional career with the Brewers’ affiliate in the rookie Arizona League.  A strike-thrower who generally keep the ball down and in the yard, Simmons, led the AZL Brewers in saves in 2017, combining with Kody Rock to close out games.

2017:  Beginning his pro career with the AZL Brewers in 2017, Simmons saw action in 16 games, going 1-2 while successfully converting on five of six save chances.  Though he finished the year with an ERA of 5.64, he did manage to rack up 26 strikeouts in 22.1 innings of work.