5 years ago

The Reds have yet to open contract extension talks with Homer Bailey.

Bailey is arbitration-eligible for the second time this winter and GM Walt Jocketty said publicly that he would like to sign both him and Mat Latos to long-term contracts. However, it sounds like the Reds may just look to avoid arbitration on a one-year deal like they did last season. Bailey posted a 3.68 ERA and 168/52 K/BB ratio in 208 innings in 2012 and is under team control through 2014.