|Long Island Ducks – No. 13|
March 6, 1988 |
Colorado Springs, Colorado
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
Bailey attended Arizona State, helping the Arizona State Sun Devils baseball team reach the 2007 College World Series. He transferred to South Mountain Community College. When Bailey transferred to Nebraska, he led the Huskers in homers, RBIs, slugging percentage (.598), hits (63), doubles (15) and total bases (116). He recorded his first multi-homer day against the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners on May 9, going 3-for-5 with four RBIs.
He was selected by the Houston Astros in the 23rd round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. After being drafted, Bailey played for the Tri-City ValleyCats of the short season New York-Penn League hitting .235 in 66 games.
He was sent to the Lexington Legends to begin his second year in the minors with a .282 average and 16 home runs before being promoted to the Class A Lancaster JetHawks of the California League. He went .289 with 27 RBIs in 30 games before being promoted again to AA Corpus Christi starting off strong helping the team end a 12-game losing streak.