GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Cincinnati pitcher Homer Bailey won't be ready for the start of the season as he recovers from surgery on Sept. 5 to repair a torn right flexor tendon.
The $105 million right-hander said Wednesday he hasn't had any setbacks since arriving for spring training. Bailey has been limited to playing catch since he reported last week and is scheduled to throw off a mound...
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February 25, 2015
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- When somebody tells Homer Bailey to hold his horses, he can literally hold his horses - both of them.
Bailey has two horses, Billy and Dot, that accompany him nearly everywhere he goes and he has them stabled in nearby Buckeye, Ariz. during spring training.
Isn't that the way all long, tall Texans do it.
And the 6-foot-4, 225-pound native of LaGrange, Tex., is...
Because I find charts and images to be more digestible, below I present to you a pair of charts that show the tumultuous 2014 season Homer Bailey endured:
Chart 1: ERA and xFIP by Month
Bailey’s xFIP remained stable but his ERA consistently improved
Chart 2: K% and BB% by Month
Bailey’s K% alternated between good and bad months
On the first chart we see Bailey started...
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...