Bruce went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in the 2-1 victory over the Giants on Wednesday. His seventh-inning homer gave Cincinnati the lead for good. He now has six bombs in the last five games. Bruce also has a nine-game winning streak, and during that stretch, he's hitting 12-for-37 (.324) with seven homers, 15 RBI and 10 runs. He is slashing .271/.323/.572 with 25 home runs, 79 RBI and 59 runs in 362 at-bats.
Bruce went 1-for-5 with a solo homer and a pair of strikeouts Tuesday in San Francisco. This was a classic stat line for the feast-or-famine slugger, though he's been doing an awful lot of feasting lately with five home runs in his last four games. Bruce's hot streak has come at the perfect time to impress potential trade deadline suitors, and there should be no shortage of teams with interest given his career-best .567 slugging percentage this season.
Bruce went 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, a stolen base, three runs scored and four RBI in Sunday's loss to the Diamondbacks. The Reds scored eight runs on the day and Bruce was involved in six of them, so it's clear the trade rumors swirling around his head aren't distracting him. The home run was his 21st of the season and third in his last five games.
Bruce went 2-for-4 with a walk, a home run, a stolen base, three runs scored and four RBI in Sunday's loss to the Diamondbacks. The Reds scored eight runs on the day and Bruce was involved in six of them, so it's clear the trade rumors swirling around his head aren't a distraction for him. The home run was his 21st of the season and third in his last five games.
Bruce went 2-for-4 with a double and a three-run homer Saturday against the Diamondbacks. Bruce's 20th bomb of the year extended the Reds' lead to five runs in the third inning of a home victory. He's now hit safely in each of his last five games, and he's slashing .267/.320/.539 on the season.