Jay Bruce

#23 RF / Philadelphia Phillies / EXP: 12YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 lb Age: 32 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Sitting Sunday as expected

      Jay Bruce (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Braves.Bruce has been battling a tight left hamstring over the last few days, so he was expected to take a seat for the series finale after exiting Saturday's contest. According to Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the team is confident the veteran outfielder will only require a couple days to recover and won't need a trip to the injured list.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Likely out Sunday

      Jay Bruce (hamstring) is unlikely to play Sunday versus the Braves but shouldn't miss more than a game or two, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.Bruce has apparently been nursing a tight left hamstring over the last few days, and the team opted to exercise some caution and remove him after he was thrown out at the plate in the third inning. Nick Williams took over in left field following Bruce's departure and is the likely candidate to start Sunday in his absence.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Suffers hamstring injury

      Jay Bruce was removed from Saturday's game against the Braves with left hamstring tightness, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.Bruce was thrown out on a play at the plate to finish the third inning and left the game after playing one additional frame in left field. The 32-year-old should be considered day-to-day until the severity of the injury is determined. Nick Williams took over in the outfield for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Goes deep yet again

      Jay Bruce went 1-for-5 with a solo homer in Monday's loss to the Diamondbacks.Bruce now has an incredible five homers in seven games since moving to Philadelphia. He's gone 9-for-26, with seven of his hits going for extra bases.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Sets club record with another homer

      Jay Bruce went 1-for-3 on Friday, hitting another home run with two RBI in a 4-2 victory over the Reds.The 32-year-old became the first player in the Philadelphia Phillies' long history to hit a home run in each of his first four games with the team. Bruce is 7-for-14 (.500) with six extra-base hits (including four homers), nine RBI and six runs since joining the Phillies on Monday. Overall, he's batting .235 with 18 home runs, 37 RBI and 33 runs in 179 at-bats between the Phillies and Mariners this season.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Hits third homer with Phillies

      Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs overall in a 7-5 victory against the Padres on Wednesday.While he's hitting for a better average with the Philadelphia Phillies than he did in Seattle, Bruce has continued his power surge as well. In three games since arriving in Philadelphia, Bruce has gone deep three times and registered seven RBI. It's a small sample size, but he's 6-for-11 (.545) with four extra-base hits to begin his Phillies career. Overall, Bruce is batting .233 with 17 home runs, 35 RBI, 32 runs and a .597 slugging percentage in 176 at-bats during 2019.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Blasts pair of home runs

      Jay Bruce went 3-for-4 with two home runs, a double, six runs batted in and three runs scored in a victory over San Diego on Tuesday.How's that for making a splash? In his second game as a Phillie -- and first since Andrew McCutchen's season-ending ACL injury -- Bruce put the Philadelphia offense on his back to help the team snap a five-game losing skid. He took San Diego starter Chris Paddack deep for a two-run shot in the fourth inning, then topped that with a grand slam off reliever Brad Wieck in the fifth. Despite hitting only .227 for the season, Bruce has provided plenty of production with 16 homers and 34 RBI. With the news of McCutchen's injury, Bruce is now in line to start most games for Philadelphia.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Starting in left field

      Jay Bruce will bat sixth and play left field Tuesday against the Padres.The Philadelphia Phillies' acquisition of Bruce from Seattle on Sunday now appears to be quite timely after Andrew McCutchen went down for the season with a torn ACL on Monday. Expect Bruce to start most games in left field, though he could still sit against some lefties.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Joining new team Monday

      Jay Bruce plans to join the Philadelphia Phillies in San Diego and suit up for the team in Monday's game against the Padres, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.The Phillies haven't officially announced their acquisition of Bruce, but the veteran was seen packing up his bags in Seattle's locker room Sunday while saying goodbye to his teammates. The Mariners will be covering $18.5 million of the remaining $21 million on the 32-year-old's contract over the next two seasons, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com. With Philadelphia, Bruce will serve as little more than insurance at first base behind Rhys Hoskins and in the corner outfield behind starters Andrew McCutchen and Bryce Harper.

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      Phillies' Jay Bruce: Heading to Phillies

      Jay Bruce was acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Mariners on Sunday, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.The trade has been in the works for most of the weekend, and the two sides were finally able to come to an agreement Sunday, though the specific terms have yet to be announced. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Phillies will be taking on the majority of the remaining $21.5 million of Bruce's contract, which runs through next season. The 32-year-old slashed .212/.283/.533 with 14 home runs in 47 games with the Mariners, but figures to see a reduced role for Philadelphia with Rhys Hoskins at first base and Andrew McCutchen and Bryce Harper already manning the corner outfield spots. McCutchen could start in center field to provide more opportunities in left for Bruce, at the expense of defense. Per Salisbury, Bruce could join the team in time for Sunday afternoon's game at Dodger Stadium.