Today officially kicks off spring training games for the Cincinnati Reds as they take on the Cleveland Indians. Most of the every day eight players will be in action, but the pitchers are guys that are all fighting for their spot on the roster. The game will be live on 700 WLW on the radio and on delay on MLB Network for those wanting to watch in on TV.
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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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8 days ago
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago
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...
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...