Reds activate Homer Bailey for start

Updated: June 26, 2011, 11:22 AM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The Cincinnati Reds activated right-hander Homer Bailey from the 15-day disabled list for his start Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles.

Bailey was placed on the DL on May 28 with a sprained right shoulder. It was his second stint on the disabled list; he was sidelined at the outset of the season with an impingement in the same shoulder.

Heading into Sunday's start against the Orioles, the 25-year-old Bailey was 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA in five games this season.

To open up a spot on the 25-man roster, the Reds optioned right-hander Carlos Fisher to Triple-A Louisville. Fisher was 0-3 with a 3.71 ERA in 10 appearances, all in relief.


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