Homer Bailey Kansas City Royals

Age: 33 (May 3, 1986) | 6' 4" | 223lbs. | Throws: Right P-20
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
CIN AAA 2015 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.2 5 0 2 3 4.76 1.24 1.06 3.2 4.8 .278 n/a
CIN NL 2015 0 1 0 0 2 2 11.0 16 3 4 3 5.73 1.82 2.05 3.3 2.5 .317 52/17/31 -2 -2
CIN AA 2016 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.0 6 0 2 3 2.25 2.00 1.75 4.5 6.8 .420 n/a
CIN AAA 2016 1 2 0 0 7 7 24.0 31 7 9 19 5.62 1.67 1.92 3.4 7.1 .330 n/a
CIN NL 2016 2 3 0 0 6 6 23.0 35 2 7 27 6.65 1.83 1.80 2.7 10.6 .466 45/30/25 -4 -2
CIN A 2017 1 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 6 0.00 0.17 0.17 0.0 0.0 .084 n/a
CIN AA 2017 1 0 0 0 1 1 5.0 3 0 1 5 0.00 0.80 0.70 1.8 9.0 .248 n/a
CIN AAA 2017 1 0 0 0 1 1 5.2 7 1 2 6 3.18 1.59 1.68 3.2 9.5 .375 n/a
CIN NL 2017 6 9 0 0 18 18 91.0 112 11 42 67 6.43 1.69 1.64 4.2 6.6 .348 45/27/28 -11 -6
CIN AAA 2018 2 2 0 0 7 6 37.2 41 4 10 28 4.78 1.35 1.38 2.4 6.7 .321 n/a
CIN NL 2018 1 14 0 0 20 20 106.0 141 23 33 75 6.11 1.64 1.81 2.8 6.4 .345 43/24/33 -18 -10
OAK AL 2019 6 2 0 0 12 12 68.0 65 9 15 65 4.24 1.18 1.26 2.0 8.6 .306 45/21/34 6 6
KC AL 2019 7 6 0 0 18 18 90.0 89 12 38 81 4.80 1.41 1.40 3.8 8.1 .308 46/22/33 0 3
Career 13yrs 80 85 0 0 242 242 1387.1 1441 174 460 1147 4.57 1.37 1.39 3.0 7.4 .314 n/a
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I was peeking at the available pitchers in our league today, and he jumped out.  Unowned with 13 wins.  Was FAABed by an owner in April; released a few weeks later; FAABed again by the SAME TEAM a month or so later, released on 9/1.  And some fine pitching has gone unowned, but it's not hard to see why.

Mike Dean TMU2009

Solid over his last 4 starts and run support is always a good thing.

jeff merk jeffamerk
Jun 24

I may need to eat crow!

Thomas Rosenthal TommyR
Apr 19

Another great effort, this one against the Bronx Bombers in the Bronx.

If you FAABed him, raise your hand. Unlike the Monkey, we don't need a screenshot, we just admire your courage.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 19

Not exactly an endorsement. More a tip of the hat to a job well done.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 15

Really?  An endorsement?  Can he actually provide a positive return?  More than Zimmermann or Moore or Ross or Holland or the consonant man or Cashner or Godley or a host of others that have burned many a rotisserie player in the past?

Thomas Rosenthal TommyR
Apr 14

Seven scoreless against the Indians yesterday. How'd he do it?

Lots of four-seam fastballs between 92 and 94.

Almost as many splitters between 82 and 84.

The occasional knuckle curve between 74 and 76.

The occasional slider between 86 and 88.

The rare two-seam fastball between 91 and 92.

Throw all those pitches for strikes, good strikes, and it's not a fluke.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 14

The Twins fan more often than they collect knocks against Homer Bailey? Lord help us.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 4

Homer Bailey (P) KC - Mar. 19

Bailey is expected to open the season in the Royals' starting rotation, Rustin Dodd of The Athletic reports.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Ian Kennedy was sent to the bullpen Tuesday, all but confirming Bailey will break camp in Kansas City's starting rotation. The veteran hurler owns a brutal 6.25 ERA and 1.67 WHIP over parts of the last four seasons (231.2 innings), and he didn't necessarily turn any heads in camp, so it would be unwise to expect much from him in 2019.

Alex Patton Alex
Mar 20

Not that long ago, the Phils were predicted to become the Yankees of the NL.

jeff merk jeffamerk
Dec 25 '18