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Why the Best Rotation Option Now is to "Grin and Bear It"

On Sunday morning, the Kansas City Royals scratched Homer Bailey from his scheduled start today. Speculation immediately began that Bailey was being traded, and, remarkably, a small part of that speculation came from Astros Twitter.

Bailey has had a bounce back season, avoiding injury and improving to an ERA of 4.80. How is that an improvement you might say? Well, Bailey had ERAs of 6.43 and 6.09 in 197 1/3 IP in 2017 and 2018 combined. In short, let's just hope that those who wanted Bailey were friends of his from LaGrange High School...or just big ZZ Top fans.