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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 08:45:45 -0700
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker flip-flopped 3B Todd Frazier and OF Jay Bruce in the batting order Sunday, April 28, with Frazier batting in the No. 5 spot and Bruce batting sixth. One of the reasons is because Bruce has struggled in his career against Washington Nationals SP Ross Detwiler, collecting only one hit in 11 at-bats against the lefty. It is uncertain how long this lineup change will last.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:28:23 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce (heel) was out of the lineup again for the Cactus League spring game Wednesday, Feb. 27, due to a sore right heel. The injury is considered minor.
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:41:50 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce (heel) was scratched from the starting lineup for the team's spring training game Monday, Feb. 25, because of a sore right heel.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 05:30:24 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce has offered to play center field, but the team is expected to go with OF Shin-Soo Choo.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:47:32 -0800
The Cincinnati Reds plan to have OF Shin-Soo Choo play center field, with OF Jay Bruce remaining in right field. Bruce had called manager Dusty Baker earlier in the offseason and offered to arrive at camp lighter, in preparation for playing center, in case team officials decided that Choo would be a better fit in right. Choo has played center field 10 times in his MLB career but only once in the last six seasons, while Bruce has 35 games of experience in center field (all during the 2008 season).
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 09:39:57 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce likely will be asked to play for the United States in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:00:10 -0800
Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said the team won't be signing OF Jay Bruce to a contract extension anytime soon. "We control him for five more years," Jocketty said. "It's so far off. It's something we haven't talked about."
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 09:52:40 -0800
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is interested in signing a long-term extension with the club, particularly adding another six years to his deal. Bruce is already under contract through the 2016 season, however. His current deal also includes an option for the 2017 season worth $13 million with a $1 million buyout.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:20:03 -0800
San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (first), Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (first), Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (second), Nationals SS Ian Desmond (first), San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley (third), Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun (fifth), Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen (first), Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce (first) and Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (first) won National League Silver Slugger awards.
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 11:37:32 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with a double and solo home run against the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the NLDS Saturday, Oct. 6. Both of Bruce's hits came against SP Matt Cain, allowing him to improve to 8-for-15 (.533) in his career against the right-hander.