• Jay Bruce wants this Mets audition to mean something

    New York Post "Even as the ball explodes off his bat with more frequency, Jay Bruce just wants this season to end. The Mets aren’t playing for the postseason, and Bruce — despite five homers and 14 RBIs in 18 games since returning from the disabled list, entering Saturday —..." September 17

  • Bruce returning to Mets, who could have tricky situation on hands through 2020

    SNY TV "Jay Bruce will have roughly 35 games between now and the end of this season to keep himself healthy and prove his value to the Mets and the rest of MLB. Mickey Callaway said Wednesday that Bruce is expected back in the team's lineup Friday, after being on the disabled list..." August 24

  • Jay Bruce to begin rehab assignment in Port St. Lucie, will get time at first base

    New York Daily News "Another Met who hasn’t seen the field in quite some time began a rehab assignment in Port St. Lucie Tuesday night. Jay Bruce — who has not appeared in a game since June 17th — doesn’t quite reach David Wright levels of missing time, but the outfielder was in..." August 15

  • Creative Jay Bruce trades that could solve multiple Mets problems

    New York Post "Part of the Mets’ many tasks to gain credibility and perhaps contention is to unclutter their corner-outfield glut, so among other things Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo cease playing center field. The Mets say they are built around their rotation, but those are just more..." August 13

  • Jay Bruce Diagnosed With Hip Strain

    MLB Trade Rumors "Though the Mets tried to avoid it, they finally were forced to place outfielder Jay Bruce on the 10-day DL. It turns out that he was dealing with more than just soreness; Tim Britton of The Athletic was among those to tweet that imaging revealed a strain in Bruce’s right..." June 21

  • Bruce goes on DL with right hip injury

    MLB.com "The Mets' outfield depth diminished further on Tuesday, when the team placed Jay Bruce on the disabled list due to continued hip soreness. Bruce has been battling hip, back and foot issues in recent weeks, and he had missed four of the team's last five games. Attempting to..." June 19

  • Jay Bruce finally loses his cool over brutal slump

    New York Post "Jay Bruce’s frustration is finally boiling over. This isn’t the frustration of somebody who is lost at the plate and must rediscover his swing, but that of a veteran player who believes he is doing everything right, except getting the ball to go where he wants it for the..." June 12

  • Jay Bruce’s year just went from ugly to embarrassing

    New York Post "Jay Bruce doesn’t need to hear boos to know how he has performed this season. “I haven’t been good this year,” he said. “That’s just the bottom line. There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it.” That trend continued Sunday..." June 04

  • Jay Bruce gritted teeth on bench for Jose Bautista’s Mets debut

    New York Post "When Jose Bautista landed at La Guardia Airport on Tuesday less than an hour before first pitch and was promptly placed into the Mets’ lineup by 6:45 p.m., it came at Jay Bruce’s expense. Bruce said the staff gave him “as much [of a heads up] as they..." May 24

  • Jay Bruce may be turning the corner after his horrible start

    New York Post "It has been lost amid the team’s incredible start and massive struggles that followed. The lack of production from promising young players Michael Conforto and Amed Rosario, and shaky starting pitching after Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard. But nearly two months into this..." May 20

  • Mets call up Dominic Smith with Jay Bruce going on paternity list

    SNY TV "The Mets called up Dominic Smith from Triple-A Las Vegas and placed Jay Bruce on the paternity list prior to Friday's series-opener against the Phillies in Philadelphia. Bruce, who is traveling home to Texas to be with his wife for the birth of their second child, expects to miss all three..." May 11

  • Jay Bruce to go on paternity leave, plans to miss Phillies series

    SNY TV "Jay Bruce will travel home to Texas after Wednesday's game to be with his wife for the birth of their second child. Bruce will be placed on paternity leave, and plans to miss all three games of the Mets' weekend series against the Phillies in Philadelphia. " May 09