Cody Pace over at MLB.com has the latest on Homer Bailey, such as it is:
The encouraging news is that Bailey’s injury has nothing to do with his surgically repaired elbow. Instead, he’s experienced tightness in his right biceps as he’s struggled to stretch the muscle out. On Friday, Bailey played catch and felt fine afterward.
“They’re really working on just trying to get this lengthened out,” Reds manager Bryan Price said. “He’s really tight in his biceps, and they’re just trying to work that out, but nothing surrounding the elbow area where he’s had the problems in the past. Our goal is to get where he’s fully comfortable, feels normal, get him on the mound, get him back into games.”
Price also said he doesn’t think they’ll have to shut Bailey down for the rest of the year, but that it’s possible that will be necessary, depending on how Homer responds to treatment. We’ll see…