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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...
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Are Heavily Scouting Reds Slugger Jay Bruce

Beat reporter Anthony DiComo of, 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: Zobrist/Bruce edition

Though the Baltimore Orioles are just four games back of first place in the American League East, the team limped into the All-Star break, losing eight of ten games. With just two weeks until the trade deadline, it may be time for them to make a move. A few players around the league—mostly guys who play on teams that are out of the post-season race already—have been named as...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Jay Bruce edition

The New York Mets outfield this season has been the epitome of the team’s offensive struggles. Considering the money invested in the group, consisting of the last two year’s biggest free agent signings, Curtis Granderson and Michael Cuddyer, plus Juan Lagares playing on a recently signed contract, the group’s numbers as one of the least productive in all of baseball cannot...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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