Homer Bailey (shoulder) on DL

Updated: May 27, 2011, 11:15 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The slumping Cincinnati Reds have placed right-hander Homer Bailey on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury.

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Bailey had an MRI on Friday morning that showed a sprained posterior capsule in his right shoulder. Manager Dusty Baker says there's no timetable for Bailey's return.

Right-hander Mike Leake was recalled from Triple-A Louisville to start Friday night against the Braves. Leake is starting in place of struggling righty Edinson Volquez, who was optioned to Louisville on Monday.

Bailey left Thursday's 10-4 loss at Philadelphia after four innings with the injury. His early exit put more stress on the staff one day after a 19-inning loss to the Phillies.

Relievers Matt Maloney and Aroldis Chapman also are on the DL.


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