Reds have 'big-market baseball heart'

Updated: February 20, 2014, 4:29 PM ET
Associated Press

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Homer Bailey brought the Cincinnati Reds a couple of historic moments by pitching no-hitters in each of the past two seasons. They got creative to make sure he'll be around for several more years.

Committed a lot of money, too.

Bailey agreed to a six-year, $105 million contract that makes him a cornerstone of the Reds' formidable rotation. It's the latest big-money deal in Cincinnati, which has committed a lot of cash to a core of players over the next few years.

"Everybody's ...

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