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Reds option Villarreal to make room for Bailey

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ST. LOUIS -- To make room on the roster for activating Saturday's starting pitcher Homer Bailey from the 15-day disabled list, the Reds optioned reliever Pedro Villarreal to Triple-A Louisville.

Villarreal was recalled on Wednesday and pitched two scoreless innings with one hit and one strikeout during a 5-0 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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ST. LOUIS -- To make room on the roster for activating Saturday's starting pitcher Homer Bailey from the 15-day disabled list, the Reds optioned reliever Pedro Villarreal to Triple-A Louisville.

Villarreal was recalled on Wednesday and pitched two scoreless innings with one hit and one strikeout during a 5-0 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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Bailey began the season on the DL, as he was in the final stages of his rehabilitation from September surgery to repair a torn flexor mass tendon near his right elbow.

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon.

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