Jay Bruce RF CIN 7 Hrs

Jay Bruce finished 3-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in the Reds' loss to the Cubs on Saturday.

Bruce drove home Billy Hamilton on a single in the top of the seventh inning and also collected singles in the first and sixth innings. He is now batting .204/.362/.389 with nine RBI in 16 games this season.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 4 Days

Jay Bruce is not in the Reds' lineup Wednesday.

Bruce is getting a breather against tough left-hander Francisco Liriano. Chris Heisey is starting in his place in right field. Devin Mesoraco is also sitting out, with Brayan Pena getting the start behind the dish.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 11 Days

Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple in Tuesday's loss to the Cardinals.

It was Bruce's first triple of the year but surprisingly the 17th of his career, a steep total for someone not known for his speed. Bruce also came around to score on a Ryan Ludwick sacrifice fly, and he later singled in the fifth inning.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 27 Days

Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday's Cactus League loss to the Brewers.

The 27-year-old slugger is having a solid spring season, slashing .262/.415/.476. He's a trendy selection as a breakout star for the 2014 season, and hitting in the middle of a high-powered Reds lineup should continue to lead to ample RBI chances.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 1 Month

Jay Bruce smashed a two-run homer, his first of the Cactus League season, in Friday's loss to the White Sox.

Bruce took White Sox starter Felipe Paulino deep in the first inning, and also added a double in the fifth inning, finishing the afternoon 2-for-3. One the the top sluggers in the National League, Bruce has averaged 32 homers and 101 RBI over the past three seasons, and could be on the precipice of an even bigger breakout as he enters his age-27 season.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 7 Months

Jay Bruce smacked a two-run double in Saturday's loss to the Pirates.

His double gave the Reds a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the third inning, but the Pirates tied things up in the fourth inning and never looked back. Bruce is currently tied with Atlanta's Freddie Freeman for second in the NL with 107 RBI.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 7 Months

Jay Bruce went 3-for-5 with three RBI and the Reds held on for a 6-5, 13-inning win over the Astros on Wednesday.

Bruce roped three doubles on the night, his third bringing in what proved to be the game-winning run. The three doubles gave him 41 on the year and he continues to add to his career-best RBI total, now at 103 and counting. Bruce is finishing strong, as he's now sporting a .270/.336/.495 line with a handful of games to go.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 7 Months

Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBI in the Reds' 10-0 victory over the Astros on Tuesday.

Bruce's big night helped him reach a few different milestones, as he's now hit 30 home runs and collected 100 RBI on the year. The 30-homer season is his third consecutive, but it's the first time the 26-year-old has reached the 100-RBI plateau. The outfielder remains one of the game's best power hitters, and he's in his prime right now.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 7 Months

Jay Bruce swatted a pair of solo homers off Clayton Kershaw on Sunday, helping to power the Reds to a 3-2 victory.

Bruce did all of the heavy lifting early on, setting the stage for Ryan Hanigan's walk-off single in the ninth inning. His two long balls were the first surrendered by Clayton Kershaw to an opposing left-handed hitter this season. He's proven to be a very capable run producer in the middle of the Reds lineup, hitting .268/.330/.496 with 29 homers and 93 RBI on the season.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 8 Months

Jay Bruce collected five RBI in the Reds' 10-0 rout of the Cardinals on Wednesday in St. Louis.

The Reds looked flat in the first two games of this big three-game series but came out swinging Wednesday night against Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright. Bruce hit a two-run single off Wainwright in the top of the first inning and a three-run homer off Wainwright in the top of the second. He has 26 homers and 87 RBI this year.