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NEW YORK -- Jay Bruce hit another big home run to get the Cincinnati Reds on the board and Homer Bailey shut down the Mets as Cincinnati beat New York, 4-1, for the second straight night. The Reds won their fifth game in a row as Bailey (5-4) pitched eight innings of one-run ball. Aroldis Chapman earned his eighth save of the season with a scoreless ninth. Bruce -- who hit the inside-the-park homer in the second inning of Friday night's game that led to Mets left fielder Jason Bay's injury and placement on the seven-day disabled list for concussions -- struck in the first inning Saturday night with his 15th homer of the season. His three-run drive to right with two outs put Cincinnati on top 3-0. Mets starter Jon Niese (4-3) didn't give up much beyond the Reds' three-run first, allowing four runs on six hits in seven innings. But Bailey was able to stymie the Mets further, scattering six hits, and the Mets stranded eight base runners. The teams also tr...
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Your browser does not support iframes. Jay Bruce is no stranger to the longball. With that said, his most recent one came in unusual fashion on Friday night as the 24-year old legged out an inside-the-parker to give the Reds a 1-0 at the time. His ball certainly didn't clear the fence, but it goes down as a homer in the box score nonetheless, no. 14 on the season to be exact...
Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce hit an inside-the-park home run in the second inning of Friday night's game at Citi Field against the New York Mets.
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Bruce hit a fly ball to left field off New York Mets pitcher Dillon Gee. The ball sliced towards the foul line and away from Mets left fielder Jason Bay, who dove for the ball...
NEW YORK -- Jon Niese had appeared to right himself quickly in the first inning Saturday night, retiring two of the Cincinnati Reds' toughest hitters after allowing a pair of leadoff singles. The New York Mets starter got ahead of Jay Bruce 0-2, then opted for a curveball. Suddenly, Niese was no longer righting himself or getting ahead, as Bruce smacked the hanging curve...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Homer Bailey pitched out of trouble for eight innings, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 4-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory.
Ryan Ludwick added an RBI single to help the NL Central leaders move a season-best 10 games over .500 at 37-27.
Bailey worked his way through several early jams and took advantage...
The Reds extended their winning streak to 5 games last night by beating the Mets 4-1.
Homer Bailey put in an excellent start for the Reds, allowing 1 run (earned) on 6 hits and a walk through 8.0 innings of work, and he only threw 103 pitches to do it. Aroldis Chapman finished the game out in the fashion we’d become so accustomed to before: hitless and struck out one.
No one had...
The Mets on Saturday were like a baby kicking and streaming. Good parents can get a baby to sleep very quick. Homer Bailey is a good parent. He had that baby snoring after three innings. The Mets had six hits all game ... five in the first three innings. After that, the Mets couldn't hit Homer Bailey. The Mets fell asleep, and heck I fell asleep. Maybe Bailey had us all under...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jay Bruce hit an inside-the-park homer that left Jason Bay with yet another injury and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Friday night to give Bronson Arroyo his first victory in 5 weeks.
Brandon Phillips added a two-run shot to extend his recent hitting tear and the NL Central leaders followed up a three-game sweep of intrastate rival Cleveland by...
Niese settled in after a rough first inning, but still took the loss tonight.
The Mets fell to the Reds by a score of 4-1 tonight. This clinches a series loss for the Mets.
Jonathan Niese gave up a 1st inning 3 run homer to Jay Bruce. After this homerun Niese settled down to go 7 innings giving up 4 runs. The Mets lone run came on an RBI double by David Wright.
The Mets had some...
NEW YORK -- The ball bounced off the left field wall, and New York Mets left fielder Jason Bay soon followed, crashing headfirst into the fence after chasing the ball off Jay Bruce's bat. By the time the play ended, Bruce would get teased for "running out of gas" by his teammates after hitting his first career inside-the-park home run in the Cincinnati Reds' 7...
In case you missed it on Friday night, Jason Bay dove after a long fly ball hit by Jay Bruce and ended up careening into the left field wall after missing the catch by inches. The crash impacted Bay’s neck and head and the left fielder left the game with his second concussion in two years. Bruce ended up with an inside-the-park home run.
As Bay began his slow walk off the field...
Mets left fielder Jason Bay is hurt again after crashing into the wall while trying to catch an inside-the-park homer by Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds.
The team said Bay came out of Friday night's game with a possible concussion, the latest setback for a player who has been an injury-plagued bust in New York since signing a $66 million contract before the 2010 season.