Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will undergo elbow surgery Friday to repair a torn flexor tendon.
Bailey has been on the disabled list since Aug. 16. Head athletic trainer Paul Lessard said Bailey “should be ready to go by spring training.”
Bailey last pitched Aug. 7 against Cleveland. His forearm was sore near the elbow after that game, and it bothered him the next time he tried to throw.
Yankees' Cashman safe
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman “is not in any danger” of losing his job, ESPNNewYork.com reported.
Cashman is in his 17th season as Yankees GM, but his three-year, $9 million contract will expire at the end of the season.
Around the league
The Rockies and Jorge De La Rosa late Wednesday night agreed to a $25 million, two-year extension that runs through 2016, ESPN reported. ... The Indians' Mike Aviles is out with a concussion after getting injured Monday when he attempted to make a diving catch in right field. ... Former federal prosecutor Bryan Seeley was hired to run MLB's investigations department. ... The June death of former A's and Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch was ruled an accident from a fall in his bathroom, the Orange County (Calif.) Coroner's office said.
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