Reds placed Homer Bailey (elbow) on the 15-day disabled list.
Bailey has a flexor mass injury, which sounds awful but at least does not require surgery. He will likely return this season, though expectations should be held in check as he will prolly not be activated until sometime in September. Until then, the Reds will be forced to scramble to locate a serviceable arm in the minors to fill the vacant rotation slot.ANALYST: Ivar G. Anderson
Korean slugger Byung-ho Park is reportedly traveling to Minnesota to talk with the Twins.
With a $12.85M winning bid, the Twins now have 30 days to negotiate a contract with Park and his agent. If they don't, they will be refunded the money and Park will return to the KBO. The Korean slugger batted .343/.436/.714 with 53 home runs last season for the Nexen Heroes and hit 52 the year before. The KBO is notoriously hitter-friendly, so take those numbers with a grain of salt. He should still be able to hit for power, but given the dimensions of Target Field, 25 home runs is more of a realistic expectation. Analysis: Howard Bender