HOMER BAILEY NEWS

Cincinnati Reds call up RHP Carlos Contreras

Homer Bailey has been placed on the disabled list. #Reds call up Carlos Conteras put Homer Bailey on the DL with right elbow ligament strain retroactive to Friday. — John Fay (@johnfayman) April 27, 2015 The first concern is that Homer Bailey is going to the disabled list with an elbow injury. The good news is that they are using the word strain instead of sprain. A sprain...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Homer Bailey Watch - Right Elbow Ligament Sprain

View image | gettyimages.com After making just two starts this year, the Cincinnati Reds might be without starting pitcher Homer Bailey for the long term. Bailey has a right elbow ligament sprain that could require Tommy John Surgery and would mean he would miss the rest of the 2015 season, as well as part of the 2016 season.Michael Lorenzen and Raisel Iglesias are two pitchers...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds put Homer Bailey on disabled list with sprained elbow ligament

  The Reds put starter Homer Bailey on the 15-day disabled list on Monday night with a sprained ligament in his right elbow, the same one he had surgery on last September. Bailey was limited during spring training while he completed his comeback from surgery on the forearm where it attaches to the elbow. He made two starts, throwing 92 pitches in a 5-2 loss at St. Louis and 79 pitches...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds put Homer Bailey on disabled list with sprained elbow

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds put starter Homer Bailey on the 15-day disabled list on Monday night with a sprained ligament in his right elbow, the same one he had surgery on last September. Bailey was limited during spring training while he completed his comeback from surgery on the forearm where it attaches to the elbow. He made two starts, throwing 92 pitches in a 5-2 loss at St....
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers End Eight-Game Skid with 4-2 Win Over Reds

Two and a half weeks ago, this might have been considered a pitchers duel with the Cincinnati Reds coming in touting oft-dominating Homer Bailey to end the three-game series. Complementing this match up from the Milwaukee Brewers is the occasionally effective Kyle Lohse. On paper, this would have looked like quite the matchup until you read further into their stats. Bailey, 28, brought...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Sports Advice: April 23

There are twelve games on the schedule for today in MLB, with the start times of these games spread out throughout the day. Seven of the games have first pitch prior to 4:00 EST with the other five beginning after that time. It appears that there will be no issues due to the weather, so no need to be concerned with that. Now lets take a look at some cheap players for today’s contests...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds go for sweep of Brewers

The reeling Milwaukee Brewers have provided Cincinnati with an opportunity to successfully rebound from a rough eight-game stretch. Attempting to sweep their first series at Miller Park in six seasons, the Reds try to hand the major league-worst Brewers a ninth consecutive defeat Thursday. Cincinnati (8-7) lost seven of eight, including five of its first six on a 10-game trip, before...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Reds at Brewers

The reeling Milwaukee Brewers have provided Cincinnati with an opportunity to successfully rebound from a rough eight-game stretch. Attempting to sweep their first series at Miller Park in six seasons, the Reds try to hand the major league-worst Brewers a ninth consecutive defeat Thursday. Cincinnati (8-7) lost seven of eight, including five of its first six on a 10-game trip, before...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bailey returns to mound, Reds lose to Cardinals 5-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Homer Bailey may not be at 100 percent just yet, but he was at least happy to be back on the mound. The Cincinnati right-hander made his season debut following surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon, pitching into the sixth inning Saturday as the Reds lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2. Bailey gave up five runs and nine hits in 5 2-3 innings. "Early on, I thought...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Homer Bailey makes season debut against Cardinals

A number of St. Louis batters continued their impressive starts in the Cardinals' third straight victory. The Cincinnati Reds' struggling offense is hoping to wake up behind Homer Bailey in his season debut Saturday at Busch Stadium. St. Louis, which took two out of three in Cincinnati last week, won 6-1 Friday. Yadier Molina put the Cardinals (6-3) ahead with a three-run double...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bailey throws bullpen, Mesoraco out again for Reds

CHICAGO (AP) Homer Bailey has moved closer to a return to the Reds' rotation, but Devin Mesoraco is out of Cincinnati's lineup for a third straight game because of a left hip injury and could be headed to the disabled list. The Reds are playing short-handed against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night with Mesoraco back in Cincinnati for rehabilitation. Manager Bryan Price didn't...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds put pitchers Bailey, Marshall on DL before opening day

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds put starter Homer Bailey on the 15-day disabled list and left-handed reliever Sean Marshall on the 60-day DL to open roster spots on Sunday, a day before their season opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bailey is expected to miss one or two starts while recovering from forearm surgery last September. His DL assignment is retroactive to March 27. Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Reds’ Intriguing Rotation

Last week, I previewed the Reds lineup and what you might be able to expect, from them this season. Even more difficult to project, however, is their rotation. With the news that Raisel Iglesias will be the fifth starter for the Reds and that Michael Lorenzen was sent down to the minors, the picture has become less blurry but is still far from clear. Safely in the Rotation Johnny...
Via Baseball Professor
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Reds begin spring training games today

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. The most interesting news...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds pitcher Bailey still recovering, won't be ready for opener

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds say Homer Bailey won't be ready for start of season

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
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Homer Bailey 'confident' he'll be ready 'sometime in April'

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- When somebody tells Homer Bailey to hold his horses, he can literally hold his horses - both of them. Bailey has two horses, Billy and Dot, that accompany him nearly everywhere he goes and he has them stabled in nearby Buckeye, Ariz. during spring training. Isn't that the way all long, tall Texans do it. And the 6-foot-4, 225-pound native of LaGrange, Tex., is...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #130: Homer Bailey | SP | CIN

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...
Via Baseball Professor
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Arm injury prevents Homer Bailey from doing his three favorite things

CINCINNATI -- While the rest of the Cincinnati Reds were slipping into their uniforms Thursday morning, preparatory to playing the Milwaukee Brewers, Homer Bailey sat in front of his locker in strange attire. There was nothing strange about the black baseball cap with a cowboy on a bucking bronco on the front or the cowboy boots on his feet or the white T-shirt. That's Homer Bailey...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Homer Bailey to undergo season-ending surgery

Homer Bailey's season came to an end earlier when he had been placed on the 60-day-disabled list, but MLB.com's Mark Sheldon is reporting that Bailey is now set to undergo surgery on his right forearm.Sheldon also reported that had Bailey not gone with surgery and simply rehabbed his injury, he could have been forced to miss most or all of next season.  By having the surgery, Bailey...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Bailey to undergo elbow surgery, should be ready by spring

  Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will undergo elbow surgery Friday to repair a torn flexor tendon. Bailey was placed on the 60-day disabled list this week, ending his season. He has been on the DL since Aug. 16. Bailey was 9-5 with a 3.71 ERA over 23 starts. "We have tried to take a conservative approach, but it's not healing so we have decided to repair that tendon," head...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds RHP Bailey to undergo elbow surgery

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will undergo elbow surgery Friday to repair a torn flexor tendon. Bailey was placed on the 60-day disabled list this week, ending his season. He has been on the DL since Aug. 16. Bailey was 9-5 with a 3.71 ERA over 23 starts. "We have tried to take a conservative approach, but it's not healing so we have decided to repair that...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Price: Surgery among options for Bailey

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds have moved right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day DL, officially ending his chance to return this season. Bailey has an elbow injury described as a strained right flexor mass tendon. The Reds had initially hoped Bailey would be able to rejoin the rotation this month, but that won't happen. Manager Bryan Price said Tuesday that a second MRI did...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds RHP Bailey to 60-day DL; surgery possible

BALTIMORE (AP) The Cincinnati Reds have moved right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day DL, officially ending his chance to return this season. Bailey has an elbow injury described as a strained right flexor mass tendon. The Reds had initially hoped Bailey would be able to rejoin the rotation this month, but that won't happen. Manager Bryan Price said Tuesday that a second MRI did...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Homer Bailey headed to 60-day DL, won't pitch in September

  The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season. Bailey hurt his right elbow and went on the 15-day disabled list Aug. 16. The Reds initially expected to have him back in September. The Reds were off on Monday before opening a three-game series in Baltimore. They plan to call up 10 players...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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