Reds pitcher accused of rape

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon (31) delivers during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Reds won 5-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon (31) delivers during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Reds won 5-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WDTN) – A Cincinnati Reds pitcher is accused of raping a woman.

The victim is suing Alfredo Simon for $10 million in damages.

According to the lawsuit, the woman claims Simon raped her last April while the team was in Washington D.C. for a series against the Nationals.

The Reds have yet to comment.

Simon is 3-1 with a 1.30 ERA in four starts for the team this season.

 

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