Homer Bailey

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On Homer Bailey’s Mechanics

Via Slyde, I see this in-depth look at the pitching mechanics of Homer Bailey. I don't really know what to make of it, but it's interesting nonetheless. Especially this part: Homer Bailey is a textbook example... Read More...
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Short Hops

There are a few items I've been meaning to link over the last couple of days: --I agree with Justin; the Reds should extend Jay Bruce. Sign him to a long-term contract now, and you will avoid getting murdered... Read More...
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Homer Bailey to Start Thursday

Hal McCoy reports the following on his blog: Who starts Thursday in Philadelphia, Fogg's turn? Manager Dusty Baker was coy about it, but it is finally Homer Bailey time. Bailey was scheduled to pitch for the ... Read More...
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On Homer Bailey

This is exactly what I've been saying for a long time: But there's been talk about him not doing what the Reds have asked. Not playing well with others and generally being a jerk. Terry Reynolds, the Reds far... Read More...
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Jay Bruce is not a savior

Paul Daugherty says that Jay Bruce is no savior, and it's pretty much the first lucid thing he's written or said in a decade or so (much of the rest of the column is ill-informed nonsense, but the thrust is cor... Read More...
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Short Hops

--Walt Jocketty hasn't considered bringing up Homer Bailey as a reliever, but he does note that Bailey has been working on exactly what he was told to work on. Maybe we'll soon stop hearing Bailey called "unco... Read More...
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Short hops

--Dusty Baker doesn't want the Reds to rush Jay Bruce and Homer Bailey. --David Weathers is close to returning. Be afraid. Be very afraid. --CSG likes new GM Walt Jocketty, and he has a good translation of Jo... Read More...
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State of the Pitching

2008 stats for... Johnny Cueto (MLB): 2 starts, 1-0 record, 2.03 ERA, 18 K, 0 BB. Homer Bailey (AAA): 2 starts, 1-1 record, 0.71 ERA, 9 K, 2 BB Edinson Volquez (MLB): 1 start, 1-0 record, 1.69 ERA, 8 K, 2 BB... Read More...
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Homer Bailey is going to be fine

As noted by frequent commenter GregD in the comments below, Homer Bailey is going to be just fine: Bailey's nine starts with the Reds were a humbling experience, as was his spring. And he's beginning the new s... Read More...