Lucas Sundberg Sims is a Major League Baseball pitcher who pitches for the Cincinnati Reds. He was a member of the Atlanta Braves in the past.
Sims was picked 21st overall in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft by the Atlanta Braves out of Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia.
He received a $1.65 million signing bonus from the Braves.
He pitched for the Gulf Coast League Braves and the Danville Braves during his first professional season. He was 2–4 with a 3.71 ERA in 34 innings pitched, striking out 39 batters.
Sims was a member of the Class-A Rome Braves in 2013. He began the season in the bullpen before being promoted to the starting rotation.
He was 12–4 with a 2.62 ERA and 134 strikeouts in 116+23 innings this season. According to MLB.com, Sims was the Braves’ greatest prospect in 2013.
In Class A+, he went 8–11 with a 4.20 ERA in 2014. By the start of the 2015 season, he had dropped to third on the same list, and by the end of the year, he was ranked seventh.
He went 7–6 with a 4.37 ERA over three teams. Sims was sent to the Arizona Fall League by the Braves in 2015. He started the Fall Stars Game and the AFL season for the Peoria Javelinas.
How Much Does Lucas Sims Make?
Lucas Sims earns a base salary of $1,250,000.