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Homer Bailey • P
Status:Free agent
Ht/Wt:6'4", 223 lbs.
Born:May 3, 1986 (35 yrs) in La Grange, TX
Hometown:La Grange, TX
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Drafted by Cincinnati in 2004 (1/7).
Bats:R
Throws:R
Movements & Injuries
2021
11/08/2021 Opted for minor league free agency.
6/22/2021 Signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
2020
9/26/2020 Released by the Minnesota Twins.
9/25/2020 Designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins.
9/22/2020 Missed 51 games (right biceps tendinitis).
8/22/2020 Right biceps tendinitis, 60-day injured list.
8/02/2020 Right biceps tendinitis, 10-day injured list (retroactive to July 29th, 2020).
2019
12/31/2019 Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
10/31/2019 Filed for free agency.
10/02/2019 Not on the Oakland Athletics Wild Card playoff game roster.
7/16/2019 Added to the Oakland Athletics 25-man roster.
7/14/2019 Acquired from the Kansas City Royals
4/03/2019 Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
3/28/2019 Assigned to Omaha (AAA).
2/09/2019 Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2018
12/21/2018 Released by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
12/21/2018 Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds
7/24/2018 Missed 45 games (right knee inflammation).
6/02/2018 Right knee inflammation, 10-day DL (retroactive to May 29th, 2018).
2017
8/30/2017 Missed 2 games (shoulder injury).
8/27/2017 Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
6/24/2017 Missed 73 games (right elbow surgery).
2/14/2017 Right elbow surgery, 60-day DL.
2016
10/02/2016 Missed the last 29 regular season games (biceps injury).
9/03/2016 Biceps injury, day-to-day.
7/28/2016 Missed 101 games (tommy john surgery).
5/18/2016 Tommy John surgery, 60-day DL.
4/04/2016 Tommy John surgery, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 25th, 2016).
2015
11/02/2015 Missed the last 146 regular season games (right elbow injury).
4/29/2015 Right elbow injury, 60-day DL.
4/27/2015 Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 24th, 2015).
4/18/2015 Missed 10 games (right elbow surgery).
4/05/2015 Right elbow surgery, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 27th, 2015).
2014
10/30/2014 Missed the last 47 regular season games (sore right elbow).
9/01/2014 Sore right elbow, 60-day DL.
8/16/2014 Sore right elbow, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 8th, 2014).
8/14/2014 Sore right elbow, day-to-day.
2/19/2014 Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a six-year contract.
2013
10/01/2013 Not on the Cincinnati Reds Wild Card playoff game roster.
2/16/2013 Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2012
1/17/2012 Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2011
6/26/2011 Missed 27 games (shoulder injury).
5/27/2011 Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
5/05/2011 Missed 30 games (right shoulder injury).
3/25/2011 Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 24th, 2011).
2010
8/15/2010 Missed 73 games (right shoulder inflammation).
5/24/2010 Right shoulder inflammation, early September.
2009
6/26/2009 Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
5/24/2009 Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
5/21/2009 Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
4/05/2009 Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
3/01/2009 Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2008
8/10/2008 Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
7/13/2008 Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
6/18/2008 Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
6/05/2008 Recalled from Louisville (AAA).
3/26/2008 Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
2/29/2008 Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a one-year contract.
2007
9/20/2007 Recalled from Sarasota (A).
7/08/2007 Optioned to Louisville (AAA).
6/08/2007 Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
3/16/2007 Assigned to minor league camp by the Cincinnati Reds.
2006
3/19/2006 Assigned to minor league camp.
2005
12/21/2005 Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2004
7/19/2004 Signed by the Cincinnati Reds.
6/07/2004 Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (7th overall) in 2004.
Career Transactions
2019
7/14/2019 Kansas City Royals traded Homer Bailey to the Oakland Athletics for Kevin Merrell.
2/09/2019 Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2018
12/21/2018 Los Angeles Dodgers traded Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Alex Wood, Kyle Farmer and cash considerations to the Cincinnati Reds for Homer Bailey, Jeter Downs and Josiah Gray.
2004
6/07/2004 Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (7th overall) in 2004.
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