Homer Bailey had plenty to celebrate Tuesday night after tossing his second career no-hitter.
One might even be led to believe that Bailey went out on the town afterward. However, the reality is that he celebrated modestly at home.
The native Texan said he called his family, listened to country music, and responded to more than 200 text messages late Tuesday following the historic pitching performance. It wasn't exactly the type of festivities most would have imagined given the circumstances. Perhaps the right-hander enjoyed himself a little more on Wednesday? Well, not so much.
On Wednesday, Bailey woke up early to tend to two horses that he stables locally.
"I had to get up pretty early," he said about his low-key celebration while speaking to the media at his cubicle in the Reds' clubhouse before Wednesday night's game against the Giants.
Bailey did receive plenty of congratulatory messages from current and former players, though. Some of the ...