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The Reds Double-A affiliate may have had the biggest news of any of the Reds minor league organizations as they dropped the moniker of the Carolina Mudcats, moved to a brand new park in Florida, hired a big name manager and became the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, who will celebrate and play their inaugural season in 2012.
Tuesday is the day of the Blue Wahoos...
-The Pensacola News & Journal named the coming of the Blue Wahoos as the news story of the year in Pensacola, saying, "the soon-to-debut Pensacola Blue Wahoos will create an impact unlike any prior sports entity."
-It's not just the residents of Pensacola who are hyped for baseball to return to the area, as Reds GM Walt Jocketty discusses his excitement to bring the Blue Wahoos aboard.
-The Blue Wahoos made a big splash, no pun intended, when they announced the hiring of high profile baseball guy Jim Riggleman as their inaugual manager. Here's a Q&A with him on the subject.
-The fact tha...
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All totalled, Cincy was able to avoid arbitration with three of their five eligible players on Tuesday, agreeing to one-year deals with shortstop Paul Janish, starting pitcher Homer Bailey and reliever Bill Bray (previously reported).
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Cincinnati Reds righthander Homer Bailey avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $2,425,000 on Tuesday.
Bailey posted a 9-7 mark with a 4.43 ERA last season for the Reds.
The seventh overall pick of the 2004 draft, Bailey set career highs in wins, starts (22), innings (132) and strikeouts (106) in 2011.
Bailey made $441,000 last season.