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Midland Notebook: Bailey In The Bullpen

After struggling for much of the season in the Double-A Midland starting rotation, right-hander Andrew Bailey has spent the past three weeks in the bullpen. The change appears to have agreed with the hard-throwing NY native, who has yet to allow an earned run out of the bullpen. He has combined with Andrew Carignan to give the Rockhounds' a shut-down end to their bullpen. We have notes on Midland…

Coming into the 2008 season, Andrew Bailey was one of the Oakland A's top starting pitching prospects. In 2007, he led all A's minor leaguers with 150 strike-outs in only 125 innings and he compiled a 3.46 ERA between three levels (Low-A, High-A and one outing in Triple-A). He was sent to Double-A Midland at the start of the 2008 season, where he was expected to be one of the Rockhounds' top...

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