Jay Bruce profile page, biographical information, injury history and news Get the latest player news, stats, injury history and updates for Outfield Jay Bruce of the New York Yankees on NBC Sports Edge. Positions: Rightfielder and First Baseman Bats: Left • Throws: Left 6-3, 230lb (190cm, 104kg) . “I feel so great about the game. Photo by Julio Aguilar/ Veteran outfielder Jay Bruce has retired Jay Bruce, outfielder who has spent 14 seasons in the major leagues and who this morning was part of the New York Yankees active roster, had announced his … Turned 26 years old 2 games into his sixth Major League season...won his second consecutive Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award after leading all Major League right fielders in HR, RBI, doubles and extra-base hits...won the club's Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award...for the second straight year was a finalist for MLB's Hank Aaron Award and for the third straight season was a finalist for the NL's Rawlings Gold Glove Award...for the second straight season finished 10th in the BBWAA's Most Valuable Player voting...won the Joe Nuxhall Good Guy Award in voting of the local chapter of the BBWAA...led the club in total bases, doubles, HR and RBI...ranked among the National League Top 10 in HR (3rd), RBI (T2nd), total bases (4th), doubles (T3rd), extra-base hits (2nd) and outfield assists (13, T3rd)...established career highs in apps,runs, hits, doubles, RBI and outfield assists...became only the third player in Reds history to produce in a season at least 40 doubles, 30 homers and 100rbi (Dave Parker, Frank Robinson)...in 2013 was the only player in the Major Leagues with at least 43 doubles, 30 homers and 109rbi...from 6/14-6/22 homered in 7 of his 9 apps (8hr, 9rbi)...on 4/22 vs Cubs hit his first HR of the season in his 83rd at bat (solo off Travis Wood)...in the third inning on 5/11 vs Mil became the first Reds player with 2 hits in an inning since Drew Stubbs on 4/25/11 at Mil and the first with 2 doubles in an inning since Sean Casey on 8/7/98 vs Mil...from 5/15-8/23 started 90 consecutive games...in the 4-3 win on 6/14 vs Mil hit his fifth career walkoff HR (solo off Burke Badenhop)...on 6/21 hit his 150th career HR (solo off Wade Miley)...on 9/17 at Hou the native of nearby Beaumont hit his 30th HR of the season, a grand slam that produced his 100th RBI...in that series at Hou, from 9/16-9/18, went 7-for-13 (3 2b, 1hr, 10rbi). “On Friday, I decided to let Aaron know that my plan was to retire, and that I really appreciated the opportunity. Started in rightfield in the NL Wild Card Game vs. San Francisco. Cincinnati Reds activated RF Jay Bruce from the paternity list. “He’s been a real pro with us. Ultimately, I just felt like I couldn’t perform at the level that I expected out of myself.”\n\nBruce was available off the bench for Sunday’s game. Recorded his 100th career OF assist on 6/22 vs MIA; became 1 of 5 active players at the time with at least 100 career OF assists, joining Nick Markakis, Melky Cabrera, Gerardo Parra and Adam Jones...Recorded his 28th career multi-HR game on 7/7 at NYM; had 3 such games during the season...Became the first player in MLB history to collect 10 or more HR for two different teams prior to the All-Star break ...Had two IL stints: 7/17-8/7 (right oblique strain) and 8/9-31 (left flexor strain); his last IL stint included a rehab assignment at Reading (AA), 8/30-31...Hit his third career pinch-hit HR on 9/4 at CIN (Michael Lorenzen). “Everyone stops playing baseball at some point. Phillies outfielder Jay Bruce, who left Tuesday's win against the Dodgers in the third inning with a rib injury, was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, the team announced. Cincinnati Reds activated RF Jay Bruce from the 15-day disabled list. On Sunday, Bruce told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic that he was stepping away from the game after 14 seasons. Sore right hip. To have a clean slate and a pretty open schedule, there are going to be some changes. Was 1 of only 9 players in the Major Leagues, and along with Todd Frazier the only set of teammates, with at least 35 doubles, 26 homers and 87rbi...ranked ninth in the National League in extra-base hits...after the All-Star break ranked eighth in the league in RBI (45)...with 11 assists ranked third among NL outfielders (Starling Marte 16, Gregory Polanco 13)...led the club in triples and in starts batting both fourth (58) and fifth (55) in the order...from 5/14-6/4 reached base safely in a season-high 17 straight apps (.333, 4 2b, 2hr, 7rbi, 14bb, .465obp), raising overall BA from a season-low .162 to .222...from 6/16-6/24 hit .467 during a season-high 7-game hitting streak (4 2b, 3hr, 9rbi) that raised BA from .209 to .241...in the 4-0 win on 6/7 vs SD produced 2 homers and 4rbi...homered on Opening Day...produced his fourth career grand slam (4/21 at Mil off Mike Fiers) and a pair of 2-homer games (6/7 vs SD, 9/20 at Mil)...homered in a pair of 1-0 wins, on 7/10 at Mia (off David Phelps) and 7/29 at StL (off John Lackey)... on 8/10 at SD became the ninth Reds player and 319th Major Leaguer with 200 career home runs (solo off Ian Kennedy)...the ball was caught and returned by Joe Sichi, 19, of Fallbrook, CA...on 9/7 singled off Pit's Jeff Locke for his 1,000th career hit...became the 1,279th player with 1,000 career hits (1,170th player since 1900)...on 5/2 at Atl became the first Reds batter with 2 triples in a game since Dmitri Young on 9/28/00 at Mil...on 5/14 vs SF made the 1,000th appearance of his career and on 7/10 at Mia his 1,000th appearance in RF...in the 13-inning, 8-4 win vs Det on 6/17 produced 5 hits, a career high and the most by a Reds batter all season...on 7/12 at Mia recorded his 200th career double...on 7/22/night vs Cubs produced his 600th career RBI on a run-scoring groundout...in the third inning on 9/2 at Cubs grounded out in his 4,000th career at bat...for the second straight season was nominated for the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award, which honors one U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, one Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Famer and one active Major League Baseball player who reflect the values, integrity and dedication to serving our country that the former Indians pitcher possessed. Philadelphia Phillies activated RF Jay Bruce. He was a three … Philadelphia Phillies placed RF Jay Bruce on the 10-day injured list. New York Yankees first baseman Jay Bruce is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Rays. He's … Jay Allen Bruce was a Major League Baseball player with the Cincinnati Reds (2008 - 2016), New York Mets (2016 - 2017), Cleveland Indians (2017), Seattle Mariners (2018), Philadelphia Phillies (2019 - 2020), and New York Yankees (2021). Jay Bruce roster status changed by New York Mets. Bruce started each of the last two games but will cede the first-base duties to DJ LeMahieu, with Rougned Odor getting the start at second. Right oblique strain. NEW YORK -- Jay Bruce made his decision long before he passed through the steel archway of Aaron Boone’s office door, informing the Yankees manager of his intent to retire this weekend. “I’ve never had a summer; I’ve been playing select baseball since I was 14 years old. “He’s been taking some ground balls the last couple of days, so he’s on track. June 19, 2018 New York Mets placed RF Jay Bruce on the 10 … “Everyone stops playing baseball at some point. Hit a career-high 36 home runs and had 101 RBI combined between the Mets and Indians...Was his second-season with 100 or more RBI (drove in a career-best 109 in 2013)...Had five multi-homer games in 2017, tied for eighth-most in the majors...The five multi-homer games, four of which came with the Mets, matched his career-best mark from 2010...Went 3-4 with a pair of home runs and five RBI on April 19 vs. the Phillies...Was the fourth time in his career (first time as a Met) that he delivered a pair of go-ahead homers in the same game...Became the first Met to deliver a pair of go-ahead home runs in the sixth inning or later since Mike Piazza did so on July 3, 2002 against the Phillies...Research courtesy of Elias...Went 2-5 with two home runs (one being his fifth career grand slam) and a career-high six RBI on May 2 at Atlanta...Had 41 extra-base hits prior to the All-Star break, most by a Met in the first half since Carlos Beltrán had 43 extra-base hits in the first half in 2011...Homered in three straight games from July 4-8, his longest streak since career-best five straight games, July 23-27, 2016...Hit 23 first-half home runs, tied for the fourth-most in team history...Traded to Cleveland on August 9 in exchange for righthanded pitcher Ryder Ryan...With Cleveland he made 40 starts in right field and appeared in one game at first base…Indians were 32-8 (.800) in his starts in right and after the August 9 trade the club went 42-9 (.824)...Recorded his 25th-career multi-homer game, and fifth of the season, August 18 at Kansas City. New York Mets placed RF Jay Bruce on the paternity list. Get the latest stats, rankings, scouting reports, and more about New York Yankees player Jay Bruce on Baseball America Left Flexor Strain. New York Mets sent RF Jay Bruce on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets. “I feel like it really hit me probably about a week ago, where the thought stopped leaving my mind,” Bruce said. New York Mets activated RF Jay Bruce from the 10-day disabled list. In a conversation that spanned about 20 minutes, the veteran slugger gratefully accepted congratulations on a career … Jay Bruce. “I will be a shuttle service at the very least,” Bruce said with a smile. I really wish him the best moving forward. Latest on New York Yankees left fielder Jay Bruce including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN Bruce has been named an All-Starth… I do not take any of it for granted.”","type":"markdown","__typename":"Markdown"},"$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\"locale\":\"en-us\",\"slug\":\"jay-bruce-announces-retirement-2021\",\"type\":\"story\"}).parts.6.data":{"html":", Thank you, Jay, for your professionalism and leadership in your short time here. The Reds drafted Bruce in the first round, 12th overall pick, of the 2005 Major League Baseball draft; he made his MLB debut in 2008. Cincinnati Reds placed RF Jay Bruce on the 15-day disabled list. Philadelphia Phillies placed RF Jay Bruce on the 10-day injured list. Bruce’s strengths and weaknesses are … 28-30)...The only Mets players with a streak of that length in the last 10 seasons are Scott Hairston (May, 2012) and Lucas Duda (Sept., 2015)...Was one of nine players in the majors with at least 35 doubles, 26 home runs and 87 RBI. TAMPA — Alongside Aaron Judge in batting practice on Friday at Steinbrenner Field was a veteran slugger whose status with the Yankees is less clear. Yankees first baseman Jay Bruce has announced he’s retiring from baseball (via Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic). Jay Bruce is a former first round pick, going 12th overall back in 2005. I don’t want to put a timetable on it because he’s got to go have at-bats and do all that, but he’s doing really well.”. Bruce scored once. Other Stats Prospects [6] Awards [21] Salaries Batting Logs Batting Splits Extended Stats Transactions Leaderboards [53] The Jay Bruce page is available to be sponsored: Sponsor this Page --- Attach your name/company to the Jay Bruce page and (1) help support The Baseball Cube (2) remove ads from this page for other … Ultimately, I just felt like I couldn’t perform at the level that I expected out of myself.”. June 19, 2018 New York Mets placed RF Jay Bruce on … Left quad strain. I have been so fortunate to have had the career that I’ve had. A non-roster invitee this spring, Bruce won a spot on the Opening Day roster following an injury to first baseman Luke Voit. Today should be a proud day for him, in what’s been a really special career.”, "I hope that I leave it better than I found it." “Luke’s doing really well,” Boone said. “It is bittersweet, but I’ve always really tried to look in the mirror and be honest with myself, whether it was positive or negative,” Bruce said. He's … Boone said that there was no set plan to insert Bruce as a pinch-hitter or into the field, and Bruce did not appear in the Yankees' 4-2 loss.\n\n“It is bittersweet, but I’ve always really tried to look in the mirror and be honest with myself, whether it was positive or negative,” Bruce said. \n","providerName":"Twitter","providerUrl":"https://twitter.com","type":"rich","width":550,"__typename":"ExternalEmbedContent"},"$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\"locale\":\"en-us\",\"slug\":\"jay-bruce-announces-retirement-2021\",\"type\":\"story\"}).parts.4":{"data":{"type":"id","generated":true,"id":"$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\"locale\":\"en-us\",\"slug\":\"jay-bruce-announces-retirement-2021\",\"type\":\"story\"}).parts.4.data","typename":"ExternalEmbedContent"},"type":"oembed","__typename":"ExternalEmbed"},"$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\"locale\":\"en-us\",\"slug\":\"jay-bruce-announces-retirement-2021\",\"type\":\"story\"}).parts.5":{"content":"A non-roster invitee this spring, Bruce won a spot on the Opening Day roster following an injury to first baseman Luke Voit. Bruce scored once. • Reached 25 homer mark for the third-straight season and the seventh time in his career...Delivered a walk-off RBI double to extend the Indians 22-game winning streak on September 14 in a 3-2 win in 10 innings. NEW YORK -- Jay Bruce made his decision long before he passed through the steel archway of Aaron Boone’s office door, informing the Yankees manager of his intent to retire this weekend. Cincinnati Reds activated RF Jay Bruce from the bereavement list. The Jay Bruce All-Star stats seen below include his All-Star year-by-year hitting stats, All-Star fielding stats, and All-Star pitching stats (where applicable). sent RF Jay Bruce on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats. New York Yankees outfielder and first baseman Jay Bruce is retiring from baseball after a 14-year career. Voit could be cleared to resume swinging a bat next week, and he is aiming for a late May return. Started all five games of the ALDS with Cleveland vs. New York-AL...Homered in each of the first two games of the series, both Cleveland victories...Went 5-18 (.278) with a 1.000 OPS in the series, notching two homers, a double, four RBI, five runs scored and two walks. "Do you have a favorite quote from or about this particular Major League Baseball player that you would like to see here? Get the latest news, stats, videos, highlights and more about left fielder Jay Bruce on ESPN. Jay Bruce career batting statistics for Major League, Minor League, and postseason baseball He's now batting .167 with no home runs this season. Jay Allen Bruce (born April 3, 1987) is an American former professional baseball right fielder. Yankees veteran Jay Bruce announced his retirement from baseball on Sunday. Hit his first career pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning on September 24 vs. Philadelphia... Was his 30th home run of the season...Was the fourth 30-homer season of his career...Delivered a go-ahead, two-run homer on September 27 at Miami...Was his first go-ahead RBI as a Met and first since July 29 at San Diego...Homered in three consecutive games for the second time in 2016 from Sept. 27-30 (first time with the Mets)...Homered in a career-best five straight games with Cincinnati from July 23-27...Homered and drove in multiple runs in three consecutive games (Sept. New York Yankees selected the contract of RF Jay Bruce from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. I love the game of baseball; I don’t feel jaded by it, I don’t feel mad at it. Cincinnati Reds placed RF Jay Bruce on the paternity list. Philadelphia Phillies sent OF Jay Bruce on a rehab assignment to Reading Fightin Phils. Bruce said his immediate plans are to spend the next few months at home with his wife, Hannah, and their two young sons. New York Mets sent RF Jay Bruce on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets. Cincinnati Reds placed RF Jay Bruce on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 5, 2014. I have been so fortunate to have had the career that I’ve had. Jay Bruce will help the Phillies, and when he’s hot, his power will deepen their lineup. Recovering from left knee surgery. Cincinnati Reds traded RF Jay Bruce to New York Mets for 2B Dilson Herrera and LHP Max Wotell. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners, Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees. A three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner who played 14 big league seasons with six organizations, the 34-year-old Bruce announced prior to Sunday’s game against the Rays at Yankee Stadium that it would mark the end of his active career. Drafted by the Reds in the first round in 2005, Bruce batted .244/.314/.467 with 319 home runs and 951 RBIs in 1,650 games for the Reds (2008-16), Mets (2016-17, ‘18), Indians (2017), Mariners (2019), Phillies (2019-20) and Yankees (2021). Jay Bruce contract details, salary breakdowns, payroll salaries, bonuses, career earnings, market value, transactions and statistics. Bruce was available off the bench for Sunday’s game. Jay Bruce projected to 150 Games vs RHP and LHP with 12 team mixed fantasy value. Cincinnati Reds placed RF Jay Bruce on the bereavement list. Boone plans to proceed with DJ LeMahieu at first base and Rougned Odor at second base until Voit recovers from the left meniscus surgery performed in late March. New York Mets signed free agent RF Jay Bruce. The latest stats, facts, news and notes on Jay Bruce of the NY Yankees New York Yankees signed free agent RF Jay Bruce to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. I feel like it gave me so much, and I hope that I will leave it better than I found it.”. I look forward to her being able to do what she wants for essentially the first time in her adult life.”. Bruce began he career with six straight seasons over 20 HR. New York Mets sent RF Jay Bruce on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets. He’s not exactly the one big bat they were missing, but the Phillies gave up a Single A infielder and are assuming little of Bruce’s remaining contract, making the trade a no-brainer. Boone said that there was no set plan to insert Bruce as a pinch-hitter or into the field, and Bruce did not appear in the Yankees' 4-2 loss. I’ve been grateful to be around him here the last several weeks. Bruce plans to retire from baseball following the Yankees ' game Sunday against the Rays, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports. The Totals - Hit .223 (71x319) with 31 runs, 18 doubles, 9 home runs and 37 RBI in 94 games with the Mets...DL Stint - On the 10-day disabled list, June 19 (retro to 6/18)-August 24, 2018, with a sore right hip...Walk This Way - Posted a careerbest 11.4% walk rate (41 BB, 361 PA)...Grand Salami Time - Belted two grand slam home runs: April 5 at Washington (Brandon Kintzler) and Sept. 12 vs. Miami (Ben Meyer)...On the Mend - Appeared in 7 games on a rehab assignment with High-A St. Lucie…hit .360 (9x25) with 3 runs, 1 double, 1 home run, 2 RBI and 2 walks. Apr. New York Mets activated RF Jay Bruce from the paternity list. Bruce is batting just .118 with one home run and 13 strikeouts in 39 plate appearances so … I do not take any of it for granted.”. Hit .198 (19-for-96) with 11R, four doubles, two triples, six HR and 14RBI in 32 games with the Phillies…had two stints on the 10-day injured list with a left quad strain (8/21-31 and 9/6-18). Turned 27 years old 3 games into his seventh Major League season...fell 2 homers shy in his bid to become only the 12th player in Major League history to produce at least 20hr in each of his first 7 seasons...spent just 2 weeks on the 15-day disabled list (5/6-5/20) following arthroscopic surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his left knee...from 7/29-7/31 missed 3g while on the bereavement list...after Joey Votto was disabled and with Brayan Pena on paternity leave, made his only 3 professional apps and starts at 1B (7/7 vs Chi, 7/8 vs Chi, 7/11 vs Pit)...led the club with 57 starts batting fourth and 42 starts batting fifth...on 7/28 vs Ari batted second in the order for the ?rst time since 5/1/11 vs Fla and for the season made 16 starts in that spot...on 4/3 vs StL celebrated his 27th birthday with 2 hits, including a 2-run HR off Lance Lynn...on 6/3 vs SF produced an RBI-double off Tim Lincecum for his 500th career RBI...joined Johnny Bench, Frank Robinson, Vada Pinson and Adam Dunn as the only Reds players to produce 500rbi at age 27 or younger...his 2-run HR on 6/7 off Phi's Ethan Martin was his 100th at Great American Ball Park...from 6/20-6/26 produced an extra-base hit in 7 consecutive apps, the sixth-longest such streak in Reds history since 1900 and the longest since Dave Parker's 8-game XBH streak in July 1986...from 7/6-7/8 homered in consecutive games off Mil's Will Smith and Chi's James Russell and Travis Wood...became the first player to homer in 3 consecutive apps with a home run off a LHP in each game since Det's Matt Tuiasosopo did it from 7/8-7/11, 2013; the first lefthanded batter since SF's Brandon Belt did it from 6/12-6/14, 2012; and the first Reds lefthander to do it since Adam Dunn from 6/11-6/13, 2006...in that 4-2 win on 7/6 vs Mil, his 2-run HR in the eighth inning off Smith snapped the 2-2 tie and his career-high 0-for-26 skid...on 7/27 vs Wsh became the 34th player in Reds history to score 500 runs, joining teammates Votto and Brandon Phillips...on 8/18 made his 890th career appearance in right ?eld, a new club career record for games at that position (Ival Goodman, 889g in RF from 1935-1942)...on 9/2 at Bal hit his third career grand slam (off Darren O'Day)...hit his last 2 homers of the season on 9/21 at StL...was nominated for the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award, which honors one U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, one Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Famer and one active Major League Baseball player who reflect the values, integrity and dedication to serving our country that the former Indians pitcher possessed. 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