Jay Bruce RF CIN 1 Month

Bruce was 2-for-5 with a three-run homer and four total RBI Monday in an extra inning loss to the Cardinals.

Bruce tied the game with an RBI double off Trevor Rosenthal in the ninth, but St. Louis would end up walking off in the tenth. Bruce is having a down year, slashing .224/.300/.392 with 14 home runs in 380 at-bats.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 1 Month

Bruce (illness) returned to the lineup Thursday but went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in the loss to the Rockies.

Bruce's struggles against Jorge De La Rosa continued Thursday. He'll face two more left-handers in this four-game series in Coors Field in Franklin Morales on Friday and Yohan Flande on Sunday.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 1 Month

Bruce (illness) is back in the lineup Thursday against the Rockies, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

A late scratch from Wednesday's lineup, Bruce was evidently just dealing with a short-term virus, as he's penciled in to return Thursday against lefty Jorge De La Rosa. Bruce is batting .189/.253/.422 against left-handed pitching this season and is 1-for-7 with three strikeouts in his career against De La Rosa, but he'll once again bat second for the Reds on Thursday.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 1 Month

Bruce was a late scratch from Wednesday's game with an illness.

Bruce will be replaced in the lineup by Ryan Ludwick, who will enter in left field, while Skip Schumacher will shift to right field. The illness that is ailing Bruce hasn't been released yet but, unless it's something serious, it shouldn't keep him out of the lineup long.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 2 Months

Bruce went 3-for-5 against the Indians on Tuesday, clubbing his 11th home run of the season while picking up two RBI.

The roundtripper snaps a frustrating 71 at-bat homerless streak for Bruce, whose 11 put him on a pace well below the 30+ he racked up in each of the last three seasons. Bruce has been a disappointment all-around in 2014 for owners, as his average of .225 is 28 points lower than his career average of .253 and his 43 RBI pale in comparison to the 109 he knocked in last season. Still, the 27-year-old Texan will be given every opportunity to get back on track for the Reds, who -- despite being barely above .500 at 57-56 -- are only 4.5 games back of the Brewers in the NL Central and will be fighting for a playoff spot in the final quarter of the season. Also, he's 7-for-15 over his last three games and appears to be heating up. Keep him active.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 2 Months

Jay Bruce will return from the bereavement list on Friday.

Bruce is missing the first of three games on Tuesday following the death of his grandfather. The Reds are using Skip Schumaker in right field Tuesday.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 2 Months

Reds placed OF Jay Bruce on the bereavement list.

Bruce can spend three to seven days on the bereavement list. The Reds have called up Curtis Partch to take his spot on the active roster.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 2 Months

Jay Bruce returned to the lineup Tuesday and contributed an RBI double in the Reds' loss to the Brewers.

Bruce was given Monday off after he started the second half 0-for-11, and he responded with his 19th double to get the Reds on the board in the fourth inning. It was his first extra-base hit since July 8. Bruce is streaky and is currently in a down period, but fantasy owners need to stick with the talented 27-year-old as he works to break out of his funk.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 2 Months

Jay Bruce is not in Monday's lineup against the Brewers.

Bruce is hitless in his last 15 at-bats, so Reds manager Bryan Price wants to give him a breather. Skip Schumaker will start in right field Monday while Donald Lutz plays first.

Jay Bruce RF CIN 3 Months

Jay Bruce clubbed a two-run homer in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs.

Look who is heating up. Bruce has now gone deep in three consecutive games, with all of them coming against left-handed pitchers. It's been a disappointing first half for the 27-year-old, but he has serious rebound potential the rest of the way.