Advertisement

 CINCINNATI (AP) - Homer Bailey didn't have much time Tuesday night to celebrate his second career no-hitter. He had to get up early Wednesday to tend to his horses.
Cincinnati's Texas-born right-hander celebrated his no-no against the Giants by calling his family while listening to music, he said. He also spent time answering more than 200 text messages from former teammates and current and former major-leaguers - including fellow Texan Roger Clemens - while squeezing in a visit to the two horses he stables locally.
Bailey, who pitched the final no-hitter of last season at Pittsburgh on September 28 before logging the first of this season, did not hear from Nolan Ryan, another hard-throwing Texas right-hander and the last pitcher to throw back-to-back no-hitters in 1974 and 1975.
Bailey's next scheduled start is Sunday against Seattle in Cincinnati.
Advertisement

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Cards seek to build momentum against Reds Jhonny Peralta’s had a tough time since returning from the disabled list on June 7. Perhaps, though, he’s rediscovering that familiar power stroke when it matters...
Thumbnail Yanks keeping slim hopes alive vs. Red Sox Clay Buchholz proved his playoff bona fides in 2013. In order for the Red Sox to inflict some real damage this October, the righty may have to be equally...
Thumbnail Reds threatening Cardinals' playoff prospects The Cardinals have laid some absolutely clunkers at Busch Stadium this season. Nothing, however, compares to the embarrassment...
Thumbnail Indians vs. Tigers Prediction With the AL Central locked up, will the Cleveland Indians have a letdown tonight against the desperate Detroit Tigers at 7:10PM...
Thumbnail Blue Jays need bounce-back effort vs. O's Toronto’s bid to lock down the American League’s first wild-card spot hit a bit of a snag yesterday. Will John Gibbons’ group band together in time for...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages