Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
"No, not really," he said. "Obviously, I'd be wanting to go to [Triple-A] Louisville and do whatever it takes to get back. But really, to see how well Johnny and Volquez have been throwing, they've definitely shown what they can do and have shown they can pitch at this level. I'm very happy for what they have done as well. It's good to know that you have other players like that around you."
He's saying the right things. It could be that the emergence of Cueto and Volquez is the best thing to happen to Bailey - not only does he get more time in AAA to work on things, but when he eventually does come back he is no longer viewed as the savior of the franchise.