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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Season Preview

As we work towards Opening Day, John Pielli will be previewing each team based on past performance, offseason moves, minor league system, and overall outlook for 2015. Today: the Cincinnati Reds. What I liked about the Cincinnati Reds last season was the depth they had in their starting pitching staff. Having the NL’s best non Clayton Kershaw pitcher, Johnny Cueto (20-9, 2.25,...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training is finally here as pitchers and catchers report

Today is the day that pitchers and catchers report to Goodyear, Arizona. It’s a wonderful day, especially since I had to shovel snow yesterday. As the pitchers and catchers report there are plenty of questions about exactly how the pitching part of things will play out. The rotation has three locks: Johnny Cueto, Homer Bailey and Mike Leake. The bullpen probably only has a few...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Law ranks the Reds as the 17th best farm system

Earlier today ESPN writer Keith Law released his farm system rankings. He didn’t look favorably on the Cincinnati Reds system, ranking them 17th in all of baseball, which was behind the Cubs (1st), Pirates (7th) and Cardinals (13th) within the division. They ranked only ahead of the Brewers within the division (they were 28th). I’ve not always agreed with Keith Law on prospects...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
January 28, 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

Reds Injury Update: Homer Bailey transferred to 60-day DL

The Cincinnati Reds announced today that they will transfer RHP Homer Bailey to the 60-day DL, making an extra spot for September call-ups, according to C. Trent Rosecrans.#172618960 / gettyimages.com      Bailey hurt his right elbow while batting on August 7th, and had hoped to be back in September, but has been shut down for the season with a flexor mass strain in his right...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL

CINCINNATI (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds shut down Homer Bailey for rest of season

The Cincinnati Reds have transferred starting pitcher Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list ending his season. Bailey has been on the disabled list since mid-August with a strained flexor tendon in his pitching elbow. With Bailey not progressing as the team hoped and the Reds well out of playoff contention the team made the decision to end his season on Monday. The Reds have Bailey...
Via Tireball.com
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Homer Bailey, Joey Votto

Cincinnati Reds All Star first baseman Joey Votto has yet to start what the team calls "baseball activities," but he is jogging and the recent strength test results are encouraging, manager Bryan Price said, according to C. Trent Rosecrans of Cincinnati.com. From the same reporter comes news that RHP Homer Bailey, on the DL since August 8 with a bulging disc, has not yet begun...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Homer Bailey unsure when he will return to Reds

Out with a strained right flexor tendon Homer Bailey is unsure of when he will return to the Cincinnati Reds. Bailey has been out of action since Aug. 7 and is unsure of when he will return to the mound. “I don’t really know a timetable,” Bailey said via the Cincinnati Enquirer. “No one does. It’s just how quickly I can heal, more or less, rehabbing.” Bailey recently...
Via Tireball.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds promote RHP Jon Moscot to Triple-A Louisville

With the promotion of Dylan Axelrod up to the big leagues to step in for Homer Bailey the Louisville Bats had an opening in their rotation. Instead of pulling a former starter from the bullpen to fill it, the Cincinnati Reds have promoted RHP Jon Moscot to the Bats. Moscot had spent the entire 2014 season in Double-A Pensacola with the Blue Wahoos. Here are his stats in his parts...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds place Homer Bailey on DL

The Cincinnati Reds have placed starting pitcher Homer Bailey on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right flexor tendon. Bailey, 28, has no clear timetable for his return to the mound but the right hander is hoping to pitch again this season. Dylan Axelrod was recalled from Triple-A Louisville to take Bailey’s rotation spot. In 23 starts this season Bailey was 9-5 with a...
Via Tireball.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Axelrod to start in place of injured Bailey in Colorado

Dylan Axelrod has fared well in the minor leagues since joining the Cincinnati Reds' organization and now he has another opportunity to show what he can do in the majors. He'll make his club debut Saturday night when the visiting Reds and Colorado Rockies continue a four-game set. Cincinnati (61-61) announced Thursday that Homer Bailey, slated to start Saturday, is headed to the...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Axelrod to start in place of injured Bailey in Colorado

Dylan Axelrod has fared well in the minor leagues since joining the Cincinnati Reds' organization and now he has another opportunity to show what he can do in the majors. He'll make his club debut Saturday night when the visiting Reds and Colorado Rockies continue a four-game set. Cincinnati (61-61) announced Thursday that Homer Bailey, slated to start Saturday, is headed to the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Homer Bailey to DL

The Cincinnati Reds, who are now below .500 and in danger of falling out of both the NL Central and Wild Card races, took another injury hit: right-handed starter Homer Bailey is headed to the DL after an MRI revealed a flexor mass strain in his elbow, according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com.Bailey was scheduled to start Saturday against the Colorado Rockies. The team has not yet announced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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