Originally posted on Razzball  |  Last updated 9/29/12
Despite his unfortunate name, Homer Bailey pitched the first Reds’ no-hitteer since 1988 last night, completely shutting down the Pirates down-and-out offense, allowing just 2 base runners on an error and a walk and striking out a career high 10 batters. If you were lucky enough to be streaming Bailey last night, pat yourself on the back. Well done, Homer Bailey probably just won your fantasy league for you. Alternately, H2H players going against those streaming him may have just lost their season on account of Homer’s gem. My condolences — so sorry for your loss. There’s always next year. Maybe you’ll draft Homer Bailey as a late round bargain in 2013, but more likely you will always have a deep hatred for him. Regardless, Bailey has been an adequate-to-decent fantasy option this year. He’s had the best season of his young career (he’s still just 26), managing 13 wins with a 3.75 ERA and 162 Ks. He lowered his ERA to under 4 for the first time in his career (4.59 career ERA). Homer...
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