Mets' starting lineup vs. Phillies: Jay Bruce sits

First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. EDT NEW YORK -- Here are the starting lineups for the Mets' 7:10 p.m. EDT game against the Phillies Saturday at Citi Field:  METS Jose Reyes - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS Yoenis Cespedes - LF Neil Walker - 2B James Loney - 1B Alejandro De Aza - CF Curtis Granderson - RF Rene Rivera - C Noah Syndergaard - RHP PHILLIES...
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1 hour ago

Jay Bruce Out Of Lineup vs RHP, Manager Cites Mental Break

A day after striking out four times against the Phillies on Friday night, right fielder Jay Bruce is out of the lineup even though there’s a right-hander on the mound. Terry Collins told reporters at Citi Field that he wanted to give Bruce a day off primarily to clear his head, but that his calf is still a little bothersome. Original Report – 9:00 AM After missing a couple of...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 hours ago

Bruce Strikes Out Four Times in Return to Lineup

After missing a couple of games with a strained right calf, right fielder Jay Bruce returned to the lineup on Friday night as the New York Mets took the series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. However, despite the Mets exploding for nine runs, 11 hits, four home runs and three walks against the Phillies, Bruce saw his struggles continue as he struck out in...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 hours ago

Mets’ Jay Bruce forced to bench with right-calf soreness

ST. LOUIS — Jay Bruce’s troubles over his first month with the Mets have spilled over to the physical side. The veteran outfielder was absent from Thursday’s starting lineup with discomfort in his right calf, a night after he was removed, for precautionary reasons, because of a cramp. “The soreness is out of there some,...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Bruce doesn't expect right calf issue to linger

Though Mets outfielder Jay Bruce did not feel well enough to return to the starting lineup on Thursday against the Cardinals, as he originally intended after leaving Wednesday night's game with a right calf cramp, he does not expect the issue to linger. Bruce simply pushed his targeted return back one day, to Friday.
Via Mets.com
1 day ago

Jay Bruce Not In Lineup, Remains Out With Strained Calf

Right fielder Jay Bruce is not in tonight’s lineup after suffering a strained right calf on Wednesday night. Batting cleanup for the Mets tonight is James Loney who is batting .143 (6-42) with no extra-base hits and two RBI in his last 12 games. We’ll update this post after Terry Collins speaks to reporters shortly. Original Report – Aug 24 After legging out a leadoff double...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago

Bruce Left Game With Strained Right Calf, Hopes To Play Tonight

After legging out a leadoff double in the top of the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night,  right fielder Jay Bruce was removed from the game with a cramp in his right calf. Bruce was assisted off the field by trainer Ray Ramirez and was replaced with pinch runner Alejandro De Aza. Terry Collins said Bruce’s calf “knotted up” when he was jogging...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago

WATCH: We Ask Mets Fans...Thumbs Up or Down on Jay Bruce Trade?

SNY.tv asks New York Mets fans if they give the Jay Bruce trade a thumbs up or a thumbs down.
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Mets ‘Getting Closer’ To Jay Bruce Deal With Reds

The New York Mets are close to competing a deal for Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce a few hours ahead of the 4 p.m. ET non-waiver MLB trade deadline. Told "getting closer" to #mets getting Bruce from #reds. @Buster_ESPN 1st that it is on the verge — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) August 1, 2016 Joel Sherman of the New York Post also reported the package heading back...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Bruce drawing trade interest

It turns out that there may be a new Bruce Almighty in town. According to a report by Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball on Friday, Reds outfielder Jay Bruce is drawing trade interest from many teams around the league, including the Indians, the Dodgers, the Rangers, the Blue Jays, and the Nationals. The 29-year-old Bruce is batting .263/.314/.530 for Cincinnati this season with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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