ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Homer Bailey may not be at 100 percent just yet, but he was at least happy to be back on the mound.
The Cincinnati right-hander made his season debut following surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon, pitching into the sixth inning Saturday as the Reds lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.
Bailey gave up five runs and nine hits in 5 2-3 innings.
"Early on, I thought...
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The St. Louis Cardinals were among the best hitting teams in the majors last year.
Their best offensive showing of 2014 came against Homer Bailey and the Cincinnati Reds.
The Cardinals will try to capitalize on another meeting with Bailey as they attempt to win back-to-back games for the first time this season Tuesday night at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis (4-3) hit a staggering .330...
Pitcher Homer Bailey will ink a long-term deal with the Cincinnati Reds, according to media reports.
Mark Sheldon writes that an MLB source said the deal will be worth $105 million over six years.
The Reds have not yet officially announced an agreement.
Bailey said Monday, "We're going in the right direction. The majority of it is worked out."
The extension would allow the two parties...
The Reds are getting "very close" to wrapping up a long-term deal with pitcher Homer Bailey, according to multiple reports out of Reds camp in Goodyear, Ariz.
Bailey confirmed to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer that he and the Reds are getting closer to a multi-year extension, though he didn't comment on specific parameters.
"We're going in the right direction," Bailey told...
The Reds have been vocal about their desire to make Homer Bailey part of their long-term plans, but they know it will be difficult.
The two sides recently began discussing a long-term extension, but according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Bailey and the Reds are 'extremely far apart'.
"There's an enormous gap between the Reds last offer and what Homer Bailey wants in a long-term deal...
The Cincinnati Reds failed to reach a deal with starting pitcher Homer Bailey to avoid salary arbitration for 2014, but that does not appear to bother general manager Walt Jockety. MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports that Jockety and Bailey are in discussion about signing the starter to a long-term contract.By Keith Allision, via Wikimedia CommonsBailey filed for a 2014 salary of $11...