I need this Homer Bailey thread to cleanse my palate after the recent Krivsky rumblings.
Year Lg IP SO BB ERA
2007 AAA 152 149 76 3.72
2008 NL 161 135 92 4.15
... Bailey's stuff is a bit better than what Hughes or Gallardo can offer, so the Reds are dealing with more upside and more risk than the Yankees or Brewers. Bailey is also the most likely of the three to earn a spot in a major league rotation next April.