Jake Simpson returns to the Beach Bums after spending 2017’s
training camp with the club. He then played the regular season for the Old
Orchard Beach Surge of the Empire Professional League, where he hit 290 with six
doubles, 17 runs scored, and 22 runs batted in, in 41 games. At 6’5” and 235
pounds, the Garland, TX native will be a big target behind the plate for the
Beach Bums pitching staff.