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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Mets’ Jay Bruce homers twice vs. Phillies | MLB.com

Jay Bruce winning friends and influencing people in New York.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 11, 2017 at 08:59 AM | 21 comment(s)
  Beats: jay bruce, mets

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mets give Lucas Duda insurance policy a test drive at first base | New York Post

Bruce was tested twice against the Astros. In the second inning, Wilmer Flores bounced a throw from third base that Bruce scooped to record the final out. In the fourth, Bruce fielded a grounder and flipped to Jacob deGrom covering the bag for the final out. On that play, Bruce hesitated on his flip — a brief miscommunication — before getting the ball to deGrom.

“You’ve got to get the ball to Jake a little quicker,” Collins said. “But I saw stuff [Bruce] can learn and thought he handled himself well.”

Jim Furtado Posted: March 15, 2017 at 06:40 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: jay bruce, lucas duda, mets

Friday, February 17, 2017

Jay Bruce here today, could be gone tomorrow | Newsday

The new New York obsession.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 17, 2017 at 08:53 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: jay bruce, mets

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Mets’ Jay Bruce problem: Ex-GMs weigh in on what team should do - NY Daily News

“You could end up looking for the same type hitter you gave away,” said O’Dowd, the long-time Rockies’ GM. “You can’t force a deal. The worst trades I ever made were ones that I forced.”

Jim Furtado Posted: January 21, 2017 at 10:58 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: jay bruce, mets

Friday, January 13, 2017

The many reasons why Sandy needs to move Bruce for good of Mets - NY Daily News

You trade a player when you feel you are getting a fair return (a debatable value). Alderson’s patience isn’t a flaw.

We’ll see about all of that in Port St. Lucie. For the moment, the priority is unloading Bruce. It doesn’t mean Alderson was wrong to be patient, waiting for the logjam of free-agent sluggers to clear and perhaps leave some team in need of Bruce’s power.

The Blue Jays, for example, still seem like a viable trade partner, but only if they don’t wind up re-united with Jose Bautista.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 13, 2017 at 07:03 AM | 15 comment(s)
  Beats: jay bruce, mets

 

 

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