Bruce is batting a .296/.337/.617 after the first month of the season with an OPS+ of 156. He leads the team in runs, RBI, hits, homeruns, and total bases. He is second in stolen bases with three, just one fewer than Drew Stubbs. Of qualified batters, Bruce leads the team in AVG, SLG and OPS. (Todd Frazier is currently sporting the highest slash line on the team in just 13 at-bats.)
Bruce is amongst the National League leaders in several offensive categories, including 2nd in league in homeruns, 5th in RBI, 4th in SLG, and 8th in OPS.
Maybe this guy should be batting cleanup?