Legend of Jay Bruce

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The Legend of Jay Bruce

Mark Sheldon lists his top two picks for NL Player of the Month. The names include a guy that many of you covet (but who will never play in a Cincinnati uniform, I'd guess): Jay Bruce’s May: .346 avg, 1... Read More...
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Interesting comparison

Saw this on Lance McAlister's blog: Stats for Austin Kearns through his first 365 games with the Reds and for Jay Bruce through his first 366 games (entering Tuesday) with the Reds. *** Kearns/Bruce Game: 365... Read More...
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Has Jay Bruce reached his peak?

Well...probably not. But our friend David Shoenfield has asked the question, and the numbers of comparable players are fairly interesting. I can't do the post justice by excerpting, so go check out the entire t... Read More...
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Exciting

I signed my son up for the Jay Bruce Baseball Camp this morning. He's very excited about it, especially since the camp starts on his seventh birthday.... Read More...
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Breakout Players

Sports Illustrated has identified their list of "breakout players" for 2011. At the top of the list? Jay Bruce. After an underwhelming sophomore effort in 2009, the much-ballyhooed Bruce finally showed signs ... Read More...
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The Jay Bruce deal is official

The Reds held a press conference today to make it official: Jay Bruce has signed a six-year, $51 million contract. For some reason, Reds fans seem to be excited about this. I can't understand why that would be... Read More...
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More on the Jay Bruce contract

Baseball Prospectus has weighed in on Jay Bruce's six-year/$51 million contract with the Reds. They likey: To say the deal provides the Reds with good value would be an understatement. Using MORP (Marginal Val... Read More...
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The Jay Bruce Contract

The more I consider the reported terms of six-year/$51 million contract the Reds have reached with right fielder Jay Bruce, the happier I get. Assuming everything gets signed, sealed, and delivered, I think it'... Read More...
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Jay’s Classy Answer

In writing today about Jake Daubert's untimely death in 1924, I was struck by the comments written about him and then I thought about Jay Bruce and his comments after losing the ball in the lights in last night... Read More...