Found September 17, 2013 on Diamond Hoggers:
PLAYERS: Jay Bruce
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
Pretty special moment tonight in a guy’s career we’ve followed since day one. Jay Bruce reached the 100 RBI plateau in Houston (which is not far from his hometown Beaumount, Texas) for the first time in his career. He did it with a grand slam – the second of his career and first since his rookie season in 2008. It was his 30th home run of 2013. It’s a nice milestone, and you can tell from Bruce’s reaction in the video highlight along with the interaction with his teammates it has been something that has eluded him for too long of a time. He’s finally done it, and it confirms what has been the feeling all along; that this is the most complete season of Jay Bruce’s big league career; advanced metrics be damned. The Reds won the game 10-0 over the Astros, who lost their 100th game of the season. This was the third season in a row that this has happened.

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