Bailey scratched from start
Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will not make his scheduled start vs. the Brewers today because of a groin strain. Bailey walked off of the field with one of the trainers during Friday’s workout.
“He had a mild groin strain yesterday so we just decided to be cautious,” Reds manager Bryan Price said on Saturday morning. “He’s right on time, he’s throwing the ball good so we’re just going to push him back. I can’t tell you exactly when he’s going to make his next start. It’s not a significant strain.”
Price did not think Bailey would be affected for beginning the regular season on time. But this is the latest injury to hit the rotation. Mat Latos started camp with a torn meniscus in his left knee that needed surgery. Mike Leake missed a start because of an abdomen strain. Leake is fine and has since recovered fully. Latos could start his first game sometime next week.
Brett Marshall is replacing Bailey for the start against Milwaukee.