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Jay Bruce

Jay Allen Bruce (twitter: @JayABruce)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: April 3, 1987 in Beaumont, Texas, United States
High School: West Brook HS (Beaumont, TX)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (12th) of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from West Brook HS (Beaumont, TX).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2006: Rated #76 Prospect
Pre-2007: Rated #14 Prospect
Pre-2008: Rated #1 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2007: Rated #9 Prospect
Pre-2008: Rated #1 Prospect

Major League Stats


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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2005 18 -2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk CIN 54 217 192 45 51 11 2 9 38 6 8 22 53 .266 .341 .484 .825 93 4 1 0 2 0
2005 18 -1.8 Reds GULF Rk CIN 37 136 122 29 33 9 2 5 25 4 6 11 31 .270 .331 .500 .831 61 2 1 0 2 0
2005 18 -2.9 Billings PION Rk CIN 17 81 70 16 18 2 0 4 13 2 2 11 22 .257 .358 .457 .815 32 2 0 0 0 0
2006 19 -2.8 Dayton MIDW A CIN 117 498 444 69 129 42 5 16 81 19 9 44 106 .291 .355 .516 .871 229 7 4 0 6 4
2007 20 -4.7 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AAA-AA CIN 133 576 521 87 166 46 8 26 89 8 7 47 135 .319 .375 .587 .962 306 5 3 0 5 3
2007 20 -2.9 Sarasota FLOR A+ CIN 67 298 268 49 87 27 5 11 49 4 4 24 67 .325 .379 .586 .965 157 4 2 0 4 2
2007 20 -4.3 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 16 74 66 10 22 7 1 4 15 2 1 8 20 .333 .405 .652 1.057 43 0 0 0 0 0
2007 20 -7.5 Louisville IL AAA CIN 50 204 187 28 57 12 2 11 25 2 2 15 48 .305 .358 .567 .925 106 1 1 0 1 1
2008 21 -6.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 49 201 184 34 67 9 5 10 37 8 1 12 45 .364 .393 .630 1.023 116 4 0 0 5 4
2008 21 -7.7 CIN NL MLB CIN 108 452 413 63 105 17 1 21 52 4 6 33 110 .254 .314 .453 .767 187 8 4 0 2 1
2009 22 -5.3 Louisville IL AAA CIN 5 20 18 3 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 .278 .350 .278 .628 5 2 0 0 0 0
2009 22 -6.7 CIN NL MLB CIN 101 387 345 47 77 15 2 22 58 3 3 38 75 .223 .303 .470 .773 162 5 2 1 1 2
2010 23 -5.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 148 573 509 80 143 23 5 25 70 5 4 58 136 .281 .353 .493 .846 251 12 1 0 5 5
2011 24 -4.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 157 664 585 84 150 27 2 32 97 8 7 71 158 .256 .341 .474 .814 277 8 5 1 2 14
2012 25 -3.4 CIN NL MLB CIN 155 633 560 89 141 35 5 34 99 9 3 62 155 .252 .327 .514 .841 288 5 4 0 7 11
2013 26 -2.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 160 696 626 89 164 43 1 30 109 7 3 63 185 .262 .329 .478 .807 299 9 2 0 5 13
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 27 -1.2 CIN NL MLB CIN 137 545 493 71 107 21 1 18 66 12 3 44 149 .217 .281 .373 .654 184 8 2 1 5 5
2015 28 -0.2 CIN NL MLB CIN 157 649 580 72 131 35 4 26 87 9 5 58 145 .226 .294 .434 .729 252 10 2 0 9 8
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 1123 4599 4111 595 1018 216 21 208 638 57 34 427 1113 .248 .319 .462 .781 1900 65 22 3 36 59
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 358 1512 1359 238 418 108 20 61 245 43 25 127 342 .308 .366 .551 .917 749 22 8 0 18 11
All Levels (11 Seasons) 1481 6111 5470 833 1436 324 41 269 883 100 59 554 1455 .263 .331 .484 .815 2649 87 30 3 54 70
Rk (1 season) Minors 54 217 192 45 51 11 2 9 38 6 8 22 53 .266 .341 .484 .825 93 4 1 0 2 0
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 104 425 389 65 129 21 7 21 62 12 3 29 96 .332 .374 .584 .958 227 7 1 0 6 5

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2005 18 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk CIN CF 31 31 258.1 65 58 4 3 2 .954 2.16 2.00
2005 18 Reds GULF Rk CIN CF 27 27 218.1 52 48 2 2 1 .962 2.06 1.85
2005 18 Billings PION Rk CIN CF 4 4 40.0 13 10 2 1 1 .923 2.70 3.00
2005 18 Billings PION Rk CIN RF 10 10 89.0 28 25 2 1 0 .964 2.73 2.70
2006 19 Dayton MIDW A CIN CF 44 42 361.0 102 98 3 1 3 .990 2.52 2.30
2006 19 Dayton MIDW A CIN RF 52 51 450.1 96 90 2 4 2 .958 1.84 1.77
2007 20 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AAA-AA CIN CF 102 99 876.2 248 234 9 5 3 .980 2.49 2.38
2007 20 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AAA-AA CIN RF 33 33 276.1 64 58 2 4 1 .938 1.95 1.82
2007 20 Sarasota FLOR A+ CIN CF 49 49 426.1 130 122 4 4 1 .969 2.66 2.57
2007 20 Sarasota FLOR A+ CIN RF 18 18 160.0 34 32 0 2 0 .941 1.80 1.78
2007 20 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN CF 12 11 100.2 23 22 1 0 1 1.000 2.06 1.92
2007 20 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN RF 4 4 33.2 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.34 1.25
2007 20 Louisville IL AAA CIN CF 41 39 349.2 95 90 4 1 1 .989 2.42 2.29
2007 20 Louisville IL AAA CIN RF 11 11 82.2 25 21 2 2 1 .920 2.50 2.09
2008 21 Louisville IL AAA CIN CF 28 27 232.2 61 61 0 0 0 1.000 2.36 2.18
2008 21 Louisville IL AAA CIN LF 8 8 62.0 20 17 2 1 0 .950 2.76 2.38
2008 21 Louisville IL AAA CIN RF 12 10 92.1 24 23 1 0 0 1.000 2.34 2.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2008 21 CIN NL MLB CIN CF 35
2008 21 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 11
2008 21 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 105 916.0 242 223 8 11 4 .955 2.27 2.20
2008 21 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 78
2009 22 Louisville IL AAA CIN RF 5 5 39.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.31 2.00
2009 22 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 98 810.0 213 200 11 2 2 .991 2.34 2.15
2009 22 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 98
2010 23 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 146 1199.0 353 343 7 3 1 .992 2.63 2.40
2010 23 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 146
2011 24 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 155 1371.0 320 306 10 4 1 .988 2.07 2.04
2011 24 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 155
2012 25 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 154 1343.0 311 297 8 6 1 .981 2.04 1.98
2012 25 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 154
2013 26 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 160 1439.0 346 330 13 3 3 .991 2.15 2.14
2013 26 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 160
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2014 27 CIN NL MLB CIN 1B 3 26.0 16 14 0 2 0 .875 4.85 4.67
2014 27 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 131 244 231 8 5 2 .980 1.82
2015 28 CIN NL MLB CIN DH 2
2015 28 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 150 150 1319.2 314 300 11 3 0 .990 2.12 2.07
2015 28 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 150 150 1319.2 314 300 11 3 0 .990 2.12 2.07
MLB (7 seasons) MLB OF 968 150 8397.2 2099 1999 68 32 12 .985 2.22 2.14
MLB (8 seasons) MLB RF 1072 150 1319.2 558 531 19 8 2
Minors (4 seasons) Minors CF 205 199 1728.2 476 451 16 9 8 .981 2.43 2.28
Minors (5 seasons) Minors RF 112 109 947.0 222 206 7 9 3 .959 2.02 1.90
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 240 199 1728.2 476 451 16 9 8
All Levels (1 Season) LF 19 8 62.0 20 17 2 1 0
All Levels (7 Seasons) OF 968 150 8397.2 2099 1999 68 32 12 .985 2.22 2.14
All Levels (11 Seasons) RF 1184 259 2266.2 780 737 26 17 5
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2005 18 GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Rk 2005-06-24 2005-08-20
2005 18 Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rk 2005-08-22 2005-09-07
2006 19 Dayton Dragons Midwest League A 2006-04-06 2006-08-27
2007 20 Sarasota Reds Florida State League A+ 2007-04-05 2007-06-19
2007 20 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA 2007-06-21 2007-07-11
2007 20 Louisville Bats International League AAA 2007-07-12 2007-08-31
2008 21 Louisville Bats International League AAA 2008-04-03 2008-05-25
2008 21 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2008-05-27 2008-09-28
2009 22 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2009-04-06 2009-10-04
2009 22 Louisville Bats International League AAA 2009-09-03 2009-09-07
2010 23 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2010-04-05 2010-10-03
2011 24 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2011-03-31 2011-09-28
2012 25 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2012-04-05 2012-10-03
2013 26 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2014 27 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2014-03-31 2014-09-28
2015 28 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2015-04-06 2015-10-04

Sabr ID: 8b3e7472

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