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Alfredo Simon denied bail

Updated: February 1, 2011, 1:45 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon was denied bail Tuesday and will remain in jail on an involuntary manslaughter charge.

The 29-year-old pitcher is expected to stay in jail for a year while officials investigate a fatal shooting on New Year's Eve.

Simon's lawyer has said he was firing celebratory shots in the air. A bullet killed 25-year-old Michel Castillo, and injured his brother, 17-year-old Starlling Castillo, in the city of Luperon ...

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