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Homer Bailey

Homer Bailey 34 P

Cincinnati Reds

  • Status: Disabled 60-Day
  • Full Name: David Dewitt Bailey
  • Age: 28 (May 3, 1986)
  • Birthplace: La Grange, TX
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 230
  • Draft: Round 1 (2004, CIN)
  • MLB Debut: 06/08/2007
  • School: La Grange, TX
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Homer Bailey Stats Summary

Homer Bailey Career Stats

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Homer Bailey Awards and Honors

Homer Bailey  34 P

  • Full Name: David Dewitt Bailey
  • Born: May 3, 1986
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: La Grange, TX
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 230
  • Draft: Round 1 (2004, CIN)
  • School: La Grange, TX
  • MLB Debut: 06/08/2007
In 2004 graduated from La Grange (TX) High School ... in his prep career went 41-4, 0.98 with 536 strikeouts in 298 innings ... led La Grange to Texas state baseball titles in 2001 and 2004 ...as a freshman outdueled Ryan Wagner in the championship game ... also led La Grange to the state title as a senior, when he was named National High School Player of the Year by USA Today, Baseball America, Louisville Slugger and the National High School Coaches' Association ... also in 2004 was the Tri-County and Texas' 3A Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player of the district and state tournaments ... given name is David ... called Homer after his great-grandfather ... was selected by the Reds in the first round (7th overall) of the June 2004 first-year player draft ... after each of his first three professional seasons (2004-06) was rated by Baseball America as the top prospect in the Reds' minor league system ... after his fourth season (2007) was rated the second-best prospect in the organization, behind OF Jay Bruce ... received the 2006 Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award as the organization's Minor League Player of the Year and that season was voted by Baseball America as the top prospect in both the Southern League and Florida State League ... in 2006 was a Baseball America Minor League All-Star and Class AA All-Star ... in a Baseball America 2006 in-season poll was voted Best Pitching Prospect and Best Fastball in the Florida State League ... was the winning pitcher in Major League Baseball's 2006 All-Star Futures Game in Pittsburgh ... pitched in the 2006 Florida State League All-Star Game ... was the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June 2006... was Southern League Pitcher of the Week for 6/26-7/2, 2006 ... in 2006 and 2007 attended Major League spring training camp as a non-roster invitee ... on Triple-A Louisville's disabled list with a strained right groin, May 14-21 and July 19-August 23, 2007 ... on Louisville's disabled list with a sprained right knee, August 24-September 2, 2008 ... on disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder, May 24-August 14, 2010; included rehabilitation assignments at Louisville, 6/8-6/11 & 7/27-8/14 and Class A Dayton, 7/26.