JAY BRUCE NEWS

The Cincinnati youth movement that isn’t happening

The Cincinnati Reds are a mess. The sit 27.5 games back in the NL Central, 21 back in the Wild Card race, and are further hampered by the fact that the three best teams in the National League currently reside within their division. While they had initially expected to compete for the division this year, it didn’t take long for things to go south as they were more than 10 games...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 5, Reds 1: A win? What’s this?

The Dodgers snapped a season-worst 5-game losing streak comfortably by a 5-1 score in Cincinnati on Tuesday night, but the game wasn’t without some manufactured drama. More on that shortly. First, the Dodgers scored five runs. It was the first time since Aug. 15 they had accomplished such a feat. They did so on the strength of two 2-run home runs by Jimmy Rollins and Justin Turner...
Via Dodgers Digest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals complete season sweep of Reds with 4-3 win

CINCINNATI -- Lorenzo Cain had a tiebreaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits, and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded and one out. Luke Hochevar (1-0) got Jay Bruce to...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce notches career milestone

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce hit his 200th career home run against the San Diego Padres Monday night. Bruce joins just nine other Reds to have hit 200 or more home runs in a Cincinnati uniform.  Bruce sits at No. 9 among the Reds all-time home run leaders, behind Eric Davis and his 203 HRs. Bruce is the only active Reds player in the top 10. Joey Votto is the next active...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Reds right fielder Jay Bruce smacks 200th career home run

Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce hit the 200th home run of his career in the second inning of Monday night's game at San Diego.Bruce's 406-foot blast that just cleared the wall in right-center field at Petco Park came on the first pitch he saw from Padres starter Ian Kennedy.In his eighth season in the big leagues, all with the Reds, Bruce, 28, is just the ninth player in...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Jay Bruce to Carlos Gomez

The latest rumors have the Mets and Reds talking about a Jay Bruce trade. Bruce does not play center field, does not bat righty and has a bigger contract than Carlos Gomez. He may not have been the Mets’ first choice but he may end up being the better player for the club to acquire. If there’s one thing we can say for certain, it’s that Mets fans have little faith in the...
Via Mets360.com
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce and the Mets appear to be a likely match

The New York Mets still want an outfielder after their deal for Carlos Gomez fell apart (for whatever reason), and the name they’ve been tied to today is Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds. Via Jon Heyman of CBS Sports… The Mets and Reds continue to talk about star outfielder Jay Bruce, who seems like the Mets’ likeliest outfield option now. The teams have discussed recovering...
Via Bloguin Best
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce and the Mets appear to be a likely match

The New York Mets still want an outfielder after their deal for Carlos Gomez fell apart (for whatever reason), and the name they’ve been tied to today is Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds. Via Jon Heyman of CBS Sports… The Mets and Reds continue to talk about star outfielder Jay Bruce, who seems like the Mets’ likeliest outfield option now. The teams have discussed recovering...
Via The Outside Corner
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Deal Between Reds and Mets for Bruce Will Happen

8:30 AM Update – Deadline Day! The first news of the day regarding the Mets and Jay Bruce comes from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, who says that a deal for the Cincinnati Reds slugger looks like it’s going to happen and that the Mets will finally get that big bat they say they’re looking […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Trying To Land Jay Bruce?

9:30 PM Update The Mets and Reds are discussing a deal to try and land outfielder Jay Bruce in return for RHP Zack Wheeler and another piece, according to Ken Rosenthal to Fox Sports. My guess is the other player would be Juan Lagares, if only to offset the $20 million that  Bruce is owed […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds Would Trade Jay Bruce for Zack Wheeler Right Now

Buster Olney of ESPN is saying that the Cincinnati Reds are ready to trade Jay Bruce to the New York Mets one-for-one for Zack Wheeler right now. Of course he doesn’t mention dollars and neither has any of the other three reports on this that I read tonight, which is pretty freaking hysterical considering the […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Don’t lose to the Reds

It’s getting late and I’m still in lab, staring at a post about Joakim Soria (coming up next!) and so I’m going to keep this series preview short. The Pirates have been awful against the Reds this year (2-7). The Reds, in turn, have been awful at baseball this year (45-54, including all those wins against the Pirates). The Reds are going to be dismantled during this series...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce homers to back DeSclafani as Reds blank Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday. The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Lackey deals but Reds blank Cardinals for second straight night

ST. LOUIS -- Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday. The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the first...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce homers to back DeSclafani as Reds blank Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday. The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Lackey deals but Reds blank Cardinals for second straight night

ST. LOUIS -- Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday. The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the first...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Still Interested In Jay Bruce, Whom They’ve Heavily Scouted

Rumors that the Mets are still seeking a big bat continue to swirl as the trade deadline gets ever so closer. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports hears that the Mets are still very much interested in Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce, whom they reportedly discussed in a deal for Zack Wheeler a week ago. It’s […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce and Carlos Gonzalez: Twin trade chips

The market has moved forward as we approach the trading deadline, but its shape is still difficult to make out, especially in terms of hitters. We have seen the mega-deal, with franchise cornerstone Troy Tulowitzki moving from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays. We have seen the rental, with Ben Zobrist helping the […]
Via Fangraphs
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce named a finalist for Feller Act of Valor award

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce was named a finalist for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. It is the second time Bruce has been nominated for the award.  The award honors a current MLB player who who possess the values, integrity and dedication to serving their country that Bob Feller himself displayed. Feller was one of the first athletes to enlist in the army after...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce hasn't been fooled by Cardinals' Lance Lynn in the past

The Cincinnati Reds sit 19 games behind the first-place St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central and are aware contending clubs will continue calling ahead of Friday's trade deadline in an attempt to poach some of their talent. Johnny Cueto became the first to be sold off. The Reds allowed their most runs in six years just hours after the trade was announced and now look to avoid a...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynn takes the mound for Cardinals' series opener vs. Reds

The Cincinnati Reds sit 19 games behind the first-place St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central and are aware contending clubs will continue calling ahead of Friday's trade deadline in an attempt to poach some of their talent. Johnny Cueto became the first to be sold off. The Reds allowed their most runs in six years just hours after the trade was announced and now look to avoid a...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Heavily Scouting Reds Slugger Jay Bruce

Beat reporter Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, continues to hear that the Mets continue to look at Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce and that they are scouting him heavily. Having already shipped off Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals, the Reds have made it known that they are looking to unload their big salaried players as […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce ties Larkin in Reds all-time mark in loss to Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Nolan Arenado, Ben Paulsen and Carlos Gonzalez each homered in a 10-run third inning Sunday to help the Colorado Rockies beat Cincinnati 17-7 on a day when the Reds traded ace Johnny Cueto. It was a big afternoon for Paulsen, who finished with a career-high four hits that included a triple and two solo homers. Gonzalez also had two homers and drove in a career-best...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Are Heavily Scouting Reds Slugger Jay Bruce

Beat reporter Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, continues to hear that the Mets continue to look at Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce and that they are scouting him heavily. Having already shipped off Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals, the Reds have made it known that they are looking to unload their big salaried players as […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mets “heavily” scouting Reds’ Jay Bruce

Even after acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson in a trade with the Atlanta Braves, the New York Mets are looking to acquire another hitter to help bolster their lineup for the remainder of the season to help get them to the playoffs. One player they are interested in is outfielder Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds and the Mets are said to be “scouting heavily,” according to...
Via Baseball Essential
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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