MLB Baseball

#19
Jay Bruce
AVG HR RBI
.262 26 70
Team: NY MetsHt / Wt: 6-3 / 227 NFBC ADP: 205.90
Position: RFBorn: 4/3/1987 Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 1st Round by Reds (2005)


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July 27 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET11:15 ET15:15 GMT23:15 8:15 AM MST10:15 AM EST10:45 AM VEN19:15 UAE10:15 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the New York Mets lost to the San Diego Padres 6-3. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
July 26 8:21 AM PT9:21 AM MT10:21 AM CT11:21 AM ET11:21 ET15:21 GMT23:21 8:21 AM MST10:21 AM EST10:51 AM VEN19:21 UAE10:21 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 6-5. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
July 25 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 5 with two RBIs Monday as the New York Mets topped the San Diego Padres 5-3. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
July 23 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 Sunday as the New York Mets fell to the Oakland Athletics 3-2. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
July 22 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET23:13 ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST10:43 PM VEN7:13 UAE (+1)10:13 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5. The homer was his 25th of the season. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is just 2 for 17 over his past four games, but maybe this home run will get him turned around.
July 21 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Bruce went 0 for 4 Friday as the New York Mets topped the Oakland Athletics 7-5. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
Analysis: He is 1 for 13 in three games after hitting safely in eight straight contests.
July 19 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET22:41 ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST10:11 PM VEN6:41 UAE (+1)9:41 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 with an RBI Wednesday as the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
July 19 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET11:09 ET15:09 GMT23:09 8:09 AM MST10:09 AM EST10:39 AM VEN19:09 UAE10:09 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the New York Mets fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
July 17 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET23:27 ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST10:57 PM VEN7:27 UAE (+1)10:27 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 4 Monday as the New York Mets lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is hitting .382 with four home runs and seven RBIs over an eight-game hitting streak.
July 16 5:43 PM PT6:43 PM MT7:43 PM CT8:43 PM ET20:43 ET0:43 GMT8:43 5:43 PM MST7:43 PM EST8:13 PM VEN4:43 UAE (+1)7:43 PM CT-Bruce went 2 for 4 with a double Sunday as the New York Mets fell to the Colorado Rockies 13-4. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
Analysis: He is 11 for 30 over a seven-game stretch after going hitless in his previous four conetsts.
July 15 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET22:26 ET2:26 GMT10:26 7:26 PM MST9:26 PM EST9:56 PM VEN6:26 UAE (+1)9:26 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs Saturday as the New York Mets topped the Colorado Rockies 9-3. The homer was his 24th of the season. Bruce scored twice. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is 9 for 26 with four home runs and seven RBIs in his last six games.
July 14 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET23:12 ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST10:42 PM VEN7:12 UAE (+1)10:12 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Friday as the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 14-2. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .265 batting average.
July 9 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 3 Sunday as the New York Mets fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
July 8 4:25 PM PT5:25 PM MT6:25 PM CT7:25 PM ET19:25 ET23:25 GMT7:25 4:25 PM MST6:25 PM EST6:55 PM VEN3:25 UAE (+1)6:25 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the New York Mets fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1. The homer was his 23rd of the season. He ended the game with a .265 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has homered in three straight games after going deep once in his previous 12 contests. Bruce's 23 home runs are a career high in the first half of the season and it is the most homers by a Mets player before the All-Star break since Carlos Beltran hit 25 in 2006.
July 7 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 3 for 5 with a double, a home run and an RBI Friday as the New York Mets topped the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5. The homer was his 22nd of the season. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is 4 for 10 with two homers in his last two games after going 0 for 14 in his four previous contests.
July 4 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs Tuesday as the New York Mets fell to the Washington Nationals 11-4. The homer was his 21st of the season. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce halted an 0-for-18 drought with a two-run homer in the ninth.
July 3 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET21:40 ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST9:10 PM VEN5:40 UAE (+1)8:40 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Monday as the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 3-2. He ended the game with a .257 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is 0 for 14 over his last four games.
July 2 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Sunday as the New York Mets fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1. He ended the game with a .261 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has seven RBIs in his last 10 games but is just 6 for 36 (.167) over that span.
July 2 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET11:47 ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST11:17 AM VEN19:47 UAE10:47 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has seven RBIs in his last seven games but is just 6 for 28 (.214) over that span.
June 30 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET23:51 ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST11:21 PM VEN7:51 UAE (+1)10:51 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Friday as the New York Mets topped the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
June 30 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET11:40 ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST11:10 AM VEN19:40 UAE10:40 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs Thursday as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 6-3. Bruce scored twice. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is batting .330 in his last 23 games with 13 extra-base hits and 19 RBIs. He's reached base safely in 14 straight.
June 29 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Wednesday as the New York Mets topped the Miami Marlins 8-0. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce, who is just 6 for 34 with 10 strikeouts in his last nine games, is 2 for 10 with a pair of homers against Jose Urena, Miami's scheduled starter for Thursday's finale.
June 27 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET23:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST11:00 PM VEN7:30 UAE (+1)10:30 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the New York Mets fell to the Miami Marlins 6-3. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
June 26 10:39 AM PT11:39 AM MT12:39 PM CT1:39 PM ET13:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE12:39 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 6 with a home run and three RBIs Sunday as the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2. The homer was his 20th of the season. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Analysis: After an off day Monday, the Mets play their next three at Marlins Park, where Bruce has a .347/.396/.592 slash line in his last 12 games.
June 25 10:56 AM PT11:56 AM MT12:56 PM CT1:56 PM ET13:56 ET17:56 GMT1:56 10:56 AM MST12:56 PM EST1:26 PM VEN21:56 UAE12:56 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the New York Mets topped the San Francisco Giants 5-2. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
June 23 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Thursday as the New York Mets lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce, who is 2 for 16 with five walks and seven strikeouts in his last five games, has a .211/.268/.342 slash line against left-handers this season, and the Mets face Giants lefty Ty Blach on Friday.
June 22 8:20 AM PT9:20 AM MT10:20 AM CT11:20 AM ET11:20 ET15:20 GMT23:20 8:20 AM MST10:20 AM EST10:50 AM VEN19:20 UAE10:20 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the New York Mets lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-2. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
June 21 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET11:04 ET15:04 GMT23:04 8:04 AM MST10:04 AM EST10:34 AM VEN19:04 UAE10:04 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the New York Mets lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-0. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
June 20 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET11:54 ET15:54 GMT23:54 8:54 AM MST10:54 AM EST11:24 AM VEN19:54 UAE10:54 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Monday as the New York Mets fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6. The homer was his 19th of the season. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has been locked in at the plate lately, producing a slash line of .404/.440/.872 with six homers, 11 RBIs and 10 runs in his last 12 games. He is batting .387 with four homers, four doubles and 10 RBIs in his last seven on the road.
June 18 2:37 PM PT3:37 PM MT4:37 PM CT5:37 PM ET17:37 ET21:37 GMT5:37 2:37 PM MST4:37 PM EST5:07 PM VEN1:37 UAE (+1)4:37 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Sunday as the New York Mets topped the Washington Nationals 5-1. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .273 batting average.
June 18 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET0:39 ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST12:09 AM VEN8:39 UAE11:39 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 3 for 4 Saturday as the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 7-4. He ended the game with a .278 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce hit a paltry .210 in May, but he's been racking up more than his share of hits in June. The slugger is 22 for 54 (.407) with six homers and 12 RBIs over his last 13 games and is 11 for 23 with a pair of long balls on the Mets' current homestand.
June 17 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET0:03 ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST11:33 PM VEN8:03 UAE11:03 PM CT-Bruce went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 7-2. The homer was his 18th of the season. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Analysis: He's 20 for 55 with six homers and 12 RBIs over a 13-game stretch.
June 15 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Thursday as the New York Mets fell to the Washington Nationals 8-3. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has hit in 11 of 12 games, going 18 for 51 (.353) with five homers, 11 RBIs and four doubles.
June 15 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET13:16 ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST12:46 PM VEN21:16 UAE12:16 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 5 Wednesday as the New York Mets topped the Chicago Cubs 9-4. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is batting .414 with eight RBIs and seven runs in his last seven games.
June 14 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET11:25 ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST10:55 AM VEN19:25 UAE10:25 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs 14-3. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
June 12 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET21:50 ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST9:20 PM VEN5:50 UAE (+1)8:50 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 3 for 3 with a double, a home run and two RBIs Monday as the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1. The homer was his 17th of the season. Bruce scored twice. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is now on a nine-game hitting streak, a stretch during which he's batting .385 (15 for 39) with five homers, three doubles, 10 RBIs and eight runs.
June 11 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with a double Sunday as the New York Mets topped the Atlanta Braves 2-1. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
June 10 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET21:34 ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST9:04 PM VEN5:34 UAE (+1)8:34 PM CT-Bruce went 2 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs in Game 2 on Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 8-1. The homer was his 16th of the season. Bruce scored twice. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
Analysis: He's 11 for 32 with four homers and eight RBIs in his last seven games.
June 9 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET23:41 ET3:41 GMT11:41 8:41 PM MST10:41 PM EST11:11 PM VEN7:41 UAE (+1)10:41 PM CT-Bruce went 2 for 4 with a double Friday as the New York Mets fell to the Atlanta Braves 3-2. He ended the game with a .255 batting average.
Analysis: He's batting .333 in his last six games.
June 8 9:35 AM PT10:35 AM MT11:35 AM CT12:35 PM ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST12:05 PM VEN20:35 UAE11:35 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 4 with two home runs and three RBIs Wednesday as the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 4-3. The homers were his 14th and 15th of the season. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has gone 6 for 18 with three homers and five RBIs over his last four games. He's hitting .345 with three homers, three doubles and eight RBIs in eight meetings this season with Friday's opponent, Atlanta.
June 7 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 6 with an RBI Tuesday as the New York Mets fell to the Texas Rangers 10-8. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
Analysis: In his last 12 interleague games, Bruce is batting .125 with three homers, five walks, nine RBIs and five runs.
June 5 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 4 Sunday as the New York Mets lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
June 4 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET0:18 ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST11:48 PM VEN8:18 UAE11:18 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the New York Mets topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2. The homer was his 13th of the season. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Analysis: The homer was only Bruce's fourth over the past month and he's 3 for 24 over his last six games, so the power-hitting veteran will be a risk/reward play in Sunday's series finale. He's also hitting just .143 (6 for 42) over his last 11 games at Citi Field.
June 2 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Friday as the New York Mets lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-7. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
June 1 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET17:40 ET21:40 GMT5:40 2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST5:10 PM VEN1:40 UAE (+1)4:40 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Thursday as the New York Mets lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is 1 for 15 over his last four games.
May 31 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Bruce went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the New York Mets fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Analysis: He is 1 for 11 in the last three games.
May 31 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 6 with an RBI Tuesday as the New York Mets topped the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4. He ended the game with a .251 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce capped a marathon by delivering a one-out RBI single in the 12th inning. He has nine RBIs in his last nine games.
May 30 10:02 AM PT11:02 AM MT12:02 PM CT1:02 PM ET13:02 ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST12:32 PM VEN21:02 UAE12:02 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Monday as the New York Mets topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce, who failed to get a hit for the first time in seven games, is 1 for 11 lifetime against Zach Davies, Milwaukee's scheduled starter for Tuesday.
May 29 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET11:09 ET15:09 GMT23:09 8:09 AM MST10:09 AM EST10:39 AM VEN19:09 UAE10:09 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 3 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs Sunday as the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is again killing righties, hitting 11 of his 12 homers while posting a 1.004 OPS. Against lefties, his OPS is .486.
May 28 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the New York Mets fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4. The homer was his 12th of the season. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
May 27 10:03 AM PT11:03 AM MT12:03 PM CT1:03 PM ET13:03 ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST12:33 PM VEN21:03 UAE12:03 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Friday as the New York Mets topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
May 26 7:11 AM PT8:11 AM MT9:11 AM CT10:11 AM ET10:11 ET14:11 GMT22:11 7:11 AM MST9:11 AM EST9:41 AM VEN18:11 UAE9:11 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Thursday as the New York Mets fell to the San Diego Padres 4-3. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
May 25 1:01 PM PT2:01 PM MT3:01 PM CT4:01 PM ET16:01 ET20:01 GMT4:01 1:01 PM MST3:01 PM EST3:31 PM VEN0:01 UAE (+1)3:01 PM CT-Bruce is back in the lineup Thursday against the Padres.
Analysis: Bruce was removed in the sixth inning Tuesday with back tightness and sat out Wednesday.
May 23 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET23:52 ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST11:22 PM VEN7:52 UAE (+1)10:52 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 3 Tuesday as the New York Mets topped the San Diego Padres 9-3. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce was removed in the sixth with back tightness and isn't in the starting lineup on Wednesday.
May 21 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET16:44 ET20:44 GMT4:44 1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST4:14 PM VEN0:44 UAE (+1)3:44 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs Sunday as the New York Mets fell to the Los Angeles Angels 12-5. The homer was his 11th of the season. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
May 20 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET23:58 ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST11:28 PM VEN7:58 UAE (+1)10:58 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 with an RBI Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-5. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
May 19 7:39 PM PT8:39 PM MT9:39 PM CT10:39 PM ET22:39 ET2:39 GMT10:39 7:39 PM MST9:39 PM EST10:09 PM VEN6:39 UAE (+1)9:39 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Friday as the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has gone just 1 for 16 in his last four games and is 0 for 16 in his last four against AL clubs.
May 17 5:18 PM PT6:18 PM MT7:18 PM CT8:18 PM ET20:18 ET0:18 GMT8:18 5:18 PM MST7:18 PM EST7:48 PM VEN4:18 UAE (+1)7:18 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Wednesday as the New York Mets fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4. He ended the game with a .259 batting average.
May 17 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the New York Mets fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4. He ended the game with a .261 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is in a 1-for-15 slump and has gone deep only once in his last 11 games.
May 16 10:43 PM PT11:43 PM MT12:43 AM CT1:43 AM ET1:43 ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST1:13 AM VEN9:43 UAE12:43 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Monday as the New York Mets lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce appears to be going through one of his usual slumps, as he's 5 for 28 (.179) with one RBI and nine strikeouts over a seven-game stretch. Don't count on him breaking out of it Tuesday, as he sports a .189 career average (7 for 37) against Arizona starter Zack Greinke.
May 13 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET23:39 ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST11:09 PM VEN7:39 UAE (+1)10:39 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Saturday as the New York Mets fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 11-4. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
May 13 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 3 Friday as the New York Mets lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
May 10 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET19:19 ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST6:49 PM VEN3:19 UAE (+1)6:19 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the New York Mets fell to the San Francisco Giants 6-5. The homer was his 10th of the season. He ended the game with a .283 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce already has two more homers this year - in 32 games - than he did in 50 games last season after joining the Mets. Eleven of his 15 hits over the past 13 games have gone for extra bases.
May 10 10:34 PM PT11:34 PM MT12:34 AM CT1:34 AM ET1:34 ET5:34 GMT13:34 10:34 PM MST12:34 AM EST1:04 AM VEN9:34 UAE12:34 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with a double Tuesday as the New York Mets topped the San Francisco Giants 6-1. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .276 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce, tied for ninth in the majors with 18 extra-base hits, is 8 for 19 with two doubles lifetime against Matt Cain, San Francisco's scheduled starter for Wednesday's series finale.
May 8 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 Monday as the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3. He ended the game with a .277 batting average.
May 7 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET18:34 ET22:34 GMT6:34 3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST6:04 PM VEN2:34 UAE (+1)5:34 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Sunday as the New York Mets lost to the Miami Marlins 7-0. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
May 7 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 11-3. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
May 6 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET0:29 ET4:29 GMT12:29 9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST11:59 PM VEN8:29 UAE11:29 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 2 Friday as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 8-7. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
May 4 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET1:02 ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST12:32 AM VEN9:02 UAE12:02 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 16-5. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce has hit safely in eight of his last nine games, going 12 for 37 (.324) with three homers and eight RBIs.
May 2 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 2 for 5 with two home runs and six RBIs Tuesday as the New York Mets fell to the Atlanta Braves 9-7. The homers were his eighth and ninth of the season. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Analysis: Bruce is 6 for 14 with three homers and eight RBIs in his last three games and is batting .360 in seven games against the Braves this season. He faces Bartolo Colon on Wednesday, and is 2 for 7 while both of his hits have gone for homers against the veteran right-hander.
May 2 8:11 AM PT9:11 AM MT10:11 AM CT11:11 AM ET11:11 ET15:11 GMT23:11 8:11 AM MST10:11 AM EST10:41 AM VEN19:11 UAE10:11 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 with a double Monday as the New York Mets topped the Atlanta Braves 7-5. Bruce scored once. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Analysis: Though he's produced just one home run and two RBIs in his past 10 games, Bruce does have four doubles over his last five and is 8 for 24 over a six-game stretch.
Apr. 30 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET23:27 ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST10:57 PM VEN7:27 UAE (+1)10:27 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 3 for 4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the New York Mets fell to the Washington Nationals 23-5. The homer was his seventh of the season. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
Analysis: The Mets open a four-game series at Atlanta on Monday, and Bruce is 4 for 22 with two homers against Julio Teheran, the scheduled starter for the opener.
Apr. 29 2:04 PM PT3:04 PM MT4:04 PM CT5:04 PM ET17:04 ET21:04 GMT5:04 2:04 PM MST4:04 PM EST4:34 PM VEN1:04 UAE (+1)4:04 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 0 for 4 Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 5-3. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
Apr. 29 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET1:00 ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST12:30 AM VEN9:00 UAE12:00 AM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 5 with a double Friday as the New York Mets topped the Washington Nationals 7-5. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
Apr. 27 2:43 PM PT3:43 PM MT4:43 PM CT5:43 PM ET17:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)4:43 PM CT-Jay Bruce went 1 for 4 with a double Thursday as the New York Mets lost to the Atlanta Braves 7-5. He ended the game with a .289 batting average.
Apr. 27 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Bruce reached base in all four of his plate appearances Wednesday with two singles and two walks.
Analysis: Bruce is second on the Mets with a .386 OBP and leads the team with 14 RBIs but has none in the past five games.
Apr. 19 7:40 PM PT8:40 PM MT9:40 PM CT10:40 PM ET22:40 ET2:40 GMT10:40 7:40 PM MST9:40 PM EST10:10 PM VEN6:40 UAE (+1)9:40 PM CT-Bruce had his second two-homer game of the season Wednesday in a win over the Phillies.
Analysis: Bruce is 14 for 43 (.326) with five homers and 12 RBIs in his last 10 games. He ranks among the major league leaders with six home runs and 14 RBIs this season.
Apr. 11 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET11:08 ET15:08 GMT23:08 8:08 AM MST10:08 AM EST10:38 AM VEN19:08 UAE10:08 AM CT-Bruce hit two homers, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the eighth inning to send the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Phillies on Monday night.
Analysis: The cleanup spot certainly seems to be suiting Bruce well. He's homered three times in two games since being moved to No. 4 in the order, driving in four runs and scoring five.
Apr. 10 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-Bruce hit his second home run of the season Sunday.
Analysis: He is 5 for 20 through the first six games.
Apr. 6 7:20 AM PT8:20 AM MT9:20 AM CT10:20 AM ET10:20 ET14:20 GMT22:20 7:20 AM MST9:20 AM EST9:50 AM VEN18:20 UAE9:20 AM CT-Bruce homered for one of his three hits in Wednesday's 12-inning loss to the Braves.
Analysis: Bruce finally got some extensive hitting opportunities after walking three times in the opener.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 Cin 108 413 63 105 17 1 21 52 33 110 4 6 .254 .314 .453
2009 Cin 101 345 47 77 15 2 22 58 38 75 3 3 .223 .303 .470
2010 Cin 148 509 80 143 23 5 25 70 58 136 5 4 .281 .353 .493
2011 Cin 157 585 84 150 27 2 32 97 71 158 8 7 .256 .341 .474
2012 Cin 155 560 89 141 35 5 34 99 62 155 9 3 .252 .327 .514
2013 Cin 160 626 89 164 43 1 30 109 63 185 7 3 .262 .329 .478
2014 Cin 137 493 71 107 21 1 18 66 44 149 12 3 .217 .281 .373
2015 Cin 157 580 72 131 35 4 26 87 58 145 9 5 .226 .294 .434
2016 Cin 97 370 60 98 22 6 25 80 27 83 4 2 .265 .316 .559
2016 NYM 50 169 14 37 5 0 8 19 17 43 0 0 .219 .294 .391
2016 Tot 147 539 74 135 27 6 33 99 44 126 4 2 .250 .309 .506
2017 NYM 94 374 58 98 19 0 26 70 35 95 0 1 .262 .325 .521
Career 1364 5024 727 1251 262 27 267 807 506 1334 61 37 .249 .319 .471

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Cin Total 3 8 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .400 .625
    LDS 3 8 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .400 .625
2012 Cin Total 5 19 2 5 2 0 1 4 2 2 0 1 .263 .364 .526
    LDS 5 19 2 5 2 0 1 4 2 2 0 1 .263 .364 .526
2013 Cin Total 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250
    WC 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2016 NYM Total 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WC 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 10 34 3 8 2 0 2 6 4 5 0 1 .235 .333 .471


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