Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Jay Bruce's huge week didn't go unnoticed as the slugger garnered National League Player of the Week honors for the period ending April 29th. The announcement was made on MLB Network earlier today. Here's the snippet regarding Bruce from the press release: Bruce hit .476 (10-for-21) in six games last week, leading the Majors in slugging percentage (1.143) and total bases (24), while tying for the lead with four home runs. Among all National Leaguers, the 25-year-old ranked second with 10 RBI and a .542 on-base percentage, third in hitting, tied for third with seven runs scored, and tied for fifth with 10 hits. Bruce also added two stolen bases to his totals, helping the Reds to a 4-2 record during the week. On Sunday, Bruce broke a 5-5 tie with a towering home run into the right-center field Sun Deck at Great American Ball Park to give the Reds a 6-5 win in the rubber match of the three-game set against the Houston Astros. It was the left-handed hitting slugger’...
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