Originally Posted by dougdirt
I would say the chances of Bailey making the team out of spring training are slim and none, and the slim is all about the top 4 pitchers in the rotation all going down with major injuries. Bailey will start off in Sarasota in Advanced A ball in all likelihood and depending on his performance could move up to Chattanooga, but I highly doubt he makes it to the bigs barring major injuries to at least half of the staff.
Injuries would not even do it. Especially since there is now no one with a reason to justify the pick with an early promotion. Also, that many injuries is not gonna get a call up of an A baller--they'll sign some waiver wire ballast before they promoted a kid.