Found June 23, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
PLAYERS: Jay Bruce
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
Your browser does not support iframes. Jay Bruce has gained a reputation around the league for being one of the streakiest hitters in baseball. And right now he is currently in the midst of one of his epic hot streaks. On Saturday, he smacked two long home runs in Cincinnati's defeat to Arizona, one of which can be seen in the video above. As you can see, Bruce's solo shot was a no doubter as soon as it left the bat, and wound up striking the bottom of the scoreboard in center field, nearly 475 feet away, before tumbling back onto the field. It marked the longest home run of Bruce's career and the third-longest in MLB this season. Bruce also delivered a two-run homer in the top of the ninth to put the Reds ahead at the time 3-2. Unfortunately, the Diamondbacks rallied off Reds closer Aroldis Chapman in the home half of the inning to steal a win away from Dusty Baker's bunch. Bruce's recent surge of home runs has locked him in a tie for fourth-most ...
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