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The injured teenager was shot in the right arm and remains hospitalized in the Dominican city of Santiago.

Simon joined Baltimore in 2008 but was quickly sidelined with an injury. The 29-year-old pitcher went 4-2 with a 4.93 ERA last season. He had 17 saves before Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to make Koji Uehara the closer.

The (Baltimore) Sun reported that John Stockstill, the Orioles‘ director of development, was being sent to the Dominican Republic to evaluate the situation.

“The purpose of my trip is to make sure we have the accurate facts as we move forward and take appropriate action,” Stockstill told the newspaper.

Simon joined Baltimore in 2008 but was quickly sidelined with an injury. The 29-year-old pitcher went 4-2 with a 4.93 ERA last season. He had 17 saves.