Morning news: Greivis goes NBA, Alfredo Simon out for year

April 23, 2009 | WNST Staff

It’s been a newsy kinda morning, with the Terps and Orioles both making expected announcements. Both of these have been long-rumored but are now facts.

Greivis Vasquez has declared himself eligible for the NBA draft. Right-handed pitcher Alfredo Simon (and we’re still not sure how to pronounce his name) is undergoing season-ending surgery to a ligament in his right elbow.