Found November 26, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
PLAYERS: Homer Bailey
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
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Homer Bailey is arbitration-eligible for the third time in his career this winter and he is very well in line to receive a substantial raise.Last season, Bailey earned a salary of $5.35 million, which according to Baseball Reference, was nearly $3 million more than the $2.425 he earned in 2012.According to MLB Trade Rumors, Bailey will see his earnings skyrocket even more for 2014, which they estimate to be in the vicinity of $9.3 million. For those keeping score at home, that figure represents a raise of roughly $4 million.Here is how MLB Trade Rumors justified their projection:The limitation on Bailey’s performance is definitely his win total. With just 11 wins in 2013, his team’s poor run support will cost him. A few pitchers in the aforementioned group seem to meet these criteria pretty well. One is Matt Garza, who in 2012 was coming off a 10-10 record to go with a 3.32 ERA in 198 innings. He also had 197 strikeouts, very similar to Bailey’s 199. Of course Bailey had a slightl...
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