Sunday, May 17, 2020

Patreon Exclusive: Phillies prospect Kendall Simmons talks baseball hiatus

Kendall Simmons, image- Jay Floyd
An All-Star in 2019 with the Class-A short season Williamsport Crosscutters, Kendall Simmons is one of the Phillies' most promising prospects.  The 20-year-old righty hitter notched a .234 batting average with 12 home runs, 34 RBI and five stolen bases in 51 games last year.

Simmons, an outstanding and multi-positional infielder, was the Phillies' 6th round draft pick in 2018.

Recently, I talked with Simmons about the current baseball hiatus cause by the Coronavirus pandemic, how he's staying in shape, how he stays motivated and more.  Read ahead for that interview.

- Can you share some thoughts about finding out the season was suspended and your reaction?

In my opinion everyone is going a little crazy and itching to be back on the field but God has his plan and path for everyone.

- If you could format a plan for baseball in 2020, what would you suggest? Games without fans? Games in one place? Skip the season? Any ideas?

Games without fans sounds like a great idea.  At this point I just want to play some ball. I don’t care where, I just want to play.


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