Reds place Bailey on DL

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 8/16 5:08 pm

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Reds officially placed starting pitcher Homer Bailey on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a flexor mass strain in his right elbow.

Bailey was scheduled to start Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies. The Reds selected the contract of pitcher Dylan Axelrod from Triple-A Louisville to take his place.

The 28-year-old Bailey felt pain while throwing on Tuesday, and received an MRI on Wednesday that revealed the strain.

He is 9-5 with a 3.71 earned run average in 23 starts this season.

Axelrod will be making his Cincinnati debut on Saturday. He was acquired by the Reds in a trade with the Chicago White Sox on July 17 and has since gone 2-1 with a 3.06 ERA with Louisville.

In three seasons with the White Sox, Axelrod appeared in 48 games -- including 30 starts -- and posted a record of 7-13 with an ERA of 5.36.

To make room on the 40-man roster, Cincinnati transferred first baseman Joey Votto from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL.

Votto was originally placed on the DL, retroactive to July 6, with a distal left quadriceps strain. He was also out from May 16-June 9 with the same injury.

Votto is hitting .255 with six homers and 23 RBI in 62 games this season.

Share
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.