Bailey left game with pain in patellar tendon of right knee.
Cincinnati Enquirer "Homer Bailey's six-year, $105 million contract extension is finally official. "We're very excited about it and pleased," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. "Homer is home-grown, was drafted, signed and developed in our organization. It's important as an organization to reward our players..." February 21
CBSSports.com "Reds righthander Homer Bailey is in serious talks with his team on a deal that is said to be for north of $100 million. The contract, if finalized, will be for between $100 million and $110 million over six years, according to scources, and including a seven-year option. Bailey would be..." February 19
CBSSports.com "The Reds and right-hander Homer Bailey have agreed to a six-year contract extension worth a guaranteed $105 million, a source tells MLB.com's Mark Sheldon. Sheldon adds that the deal also includes a mutual $25-million option/$5-million buyout for a seventh year. Earlier on Wednesday,..." February 19
Bailey confirms that multi-year deal is close. "We're going in the right direction." #reds
MLB.com "Homer Bailey is nearing agreement on a long-term contract with the Reds that would avoid arbitration, the starting pitcher confirmed on Monday. Bailey's arbitration hearing is scheduled for Thursday. As of last week, there was a large gap in the negotiations between the two sides, but that..." February 17
Walt Jocketty told us they have made enough progress in negotiations with Homer Bailey that he is hopeful a multi-year contract gets done
Cincinnati Enquirer "Although Homer Bailey’s arbitration hearing is scheduled for next week, the right-hander and the Reds are still talking about a multi-year extension. “Honestly, we haven’t really talked one-year that much, it’s been primarily multi-year,” Bailey said on Friday. Bailey can become a free agent..." February 14
There's an enormous gap between the #reds last offer and what Homer Bailey wants in a long-term deal, source says.
Hardball Talk "Reds general manager Walt Jocketty admitted earlier this month that it will be “difficult” to keep Homer Bailey, but he still hasn’t given up hope of the possibility. Bailey, who is entering his final year of arbitration, asked for $11.6 million and was offered $8.7 million when arbitration..." January 18
Fox Sports "Three times this offseason — from three different sources — I heard that Reds right-hander Homer Bailey wanted out of Cincinnati. On Friday, I spoke with Bailey and asked if it was true that he would not sign a contract extension with the Reds. Bailey, who is eligible for free agency at the..." January 11
Cincinnati Enquirer "Homer Bailey doesn’t seem worried about trade rumors. The Reds starter talked to MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM on Tuesday afternoon and said as much. “Trade rumors and stuff like that, let’s be honest, how many times are they actually right, No. 1, and No. 2, it’s January, come on,” Bailey..." January 08
Hardball Talk "he Reds’ rotation appears to be set, but John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer suggests the team could trade Homer Bailey to create room in the payroll for one more free agent signing. Fay does mention that the Reds wouldn’t sign a free agent like Nelson Cruz or Stephen Drew. Bailey, 27, is..." January 06
Other teams have asked the Reds about Homer Bailey's availability. They are not shot down completely.
Fox Sports Ohio "Homer Bailey didn't let the Milwaukee Brewers' earlier success bother him one bit. Bailey allowed one run and three hits in eight innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Brewers 9-1 on Sunday. Bailey (8-10) won his third straight decision by beating a team that has given him trouble in the..." August 18
Cincinnati Enquirer "The so-called “Friendly Confines” of Wrigley Field continued to be a friend indeed for the Reds, as Cincinnati won its 10th straight game at the home of the Cubs, beating Chicago 6-2 in front of 28,052 on Monday night. Although the team didn’t arrive at their Chicago hotel until sometime around..." June 11
Redleg Nation "Homer Bailey, the 27-year-old right handed pitcher from La Grange recently signed a one-year, $5.35 million contract to pitch the second of his three arbitration-eligible seasons for the Reds. John Fay’s fabulous article on Homer today reminds us of Homer’s dominant September and October in..." February 25
Redleg Nation "Homer Bailey, the 27-year-old right handed pitcher from La Grange recently signed a one-year, $5.35 million contract to pitch the second of his three arbitration-eligible seasons for the Reds. John Fay’s fabulous article on Homer today reminds us of Homer’s dominant September and October in..." February 24
Cincinnati Enquirer "Nominally, Homer Bailey was the Reds’ fourth starter last year. But down the stretch and into the playoffs, Bailey did a mean imitation of an ace. Over eight starts, he went 442/3 innings and allowed 10 runs (2.01 ERA) on 28 hits. He struck out 58 and walked 10. He pitched a no-hitter along the..." February 24
Rant Sports "On Saturday, the Cincinnati Reds and pitcher Homer Bailey were able to agree to a one year deal to avoid arbitration. Bailey wanted $5.8 million and the team offered $4.75 million, but were able to meet basically in the middle at $5.35 million. Now comes the hard part: the long-term deal. Bailey..." February 18
Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds and Homer Bailey reached an agreement on a one-year, $5.35 million deal, avoiding arbitration. Bailey, who was eligible for arbitration for the second time, filed for $5.8 million. Club countered at $4.75 million Bailey was the last of seven arbitration cases that the Reds..." February 16