Homer Bailey

David Dewitt "Homer" Bailey, Jr. (born May 3, 1986 in La Grange, Texas) is an American Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds organization. The Reds selected Bailey in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft. Prior to the 2007 season, both Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus named Bailey the top prospect in the Reds' farm system. Because of his success at the minor league level, Bailey's debut was highly anticipated when he was called up to the Major League level in June 2007. He made his Major League debut on June 8, 2007, against the Cleveland Indians. At the time of his debut, Bailey was the youngest player in the National League. Bailey, nicknamed "Homer" after his great-grandfather, attended La Grange High School. During La Grange's 2004 baseball season, Bailey won 15 games and lost none. Additionally, he had a 0.68 earned run average and 201 strikeouts in 92 2/3 innings pitched. That year, USA Today, named Bailey as a member of that year's USA Today All-USA high school baseball team and their High School National Player of the Year. Bailey completed his high school career with 41 wins, 4 losses, a 0.98 ERA, and...
FULL ARTICLE AT WIKIPEDIA.ORG

Articles

  • Aramis Ramirez, notching 2,000th game, says he wants to keep playing

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1 week ago
    Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez, who played in his 2,000th major league game Wednesday afternoon in a 5-1 victory over Cincinnati, has decided to continue playing beyond the 2014 season. Ramirez, 36, had not committed previously to playing ...
  • Reds allow 4 homers in 4-3 loss to Brewers

    The Associated Press 1 week ago
    Jonathan Lucroy, Carlos Gomez
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers managed only six hits Tuesday night. Unfortunately for the Reds, four were home runs and that was enough to keep Cincinnati winless since the All-Star break. Jonathan Lucroy homered leading off the bottom of the ...
  • The Associated Press

    Reds' Latos leaves game with back spasms

    The Associated Press 2 weeks ago
    Mat Latos
    CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati right-hander Mat Latos left after five innings Friday night — his shortest outing of the season — because of spasms in his lower back, yet another injury to the depleted Reds. Latos pulled up after running hard to first ...
  • The Associated Press

    Dayton Daily News, Ohio, Tom Archdeacon column

    The Dayton Daily News 2 weeks ago
    It ended up being a grinding, 4-hour, 10-minute marathon, a game the Cincinnati Reds lost to the Chicago Cubs, 6-4, in 12 innings Thursday afternoon at Great American Ball Park. But for a while it looked like they were making ...
  • Reds lose in 12 innings, 6-4 to Cubs

    The Associated Press 2 weeks ago
    Arismendy Alcantara
    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds had a five-game winning streak snapped and that was just the start of the bad news Thursday. Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the 12th inning and the Chicago Cubs avoided a rare ...
  • The Associated Press

    Reds-Cubs game delayed after benches clear

    The Associated Press 2 weeks ago
    CINCINNATI (AP) — Both benches and bullpens emptied in the middle of the ninth inning of Chicago's game against Cincinnati on Thursday after Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo apparently took exception to the Reds' inside pitches. Rizzo, who was hit ...

More News from Around the Web

Login

Login to make editorial changes to the current page.

Login Cancel

Close