Palladino: Forgiveness For Mets' Bruce Lies In The PostseasonFor all the finagling Terry Collins has had to do with his daily lineup during this injury-filled season, it seems odd that the last thing he has to think about this weekend is Jay Bruce.
Francesa: Mets' Collins Deserves Credit For Resurgence Of Granderson, BruceManager Terry Collins deserves plenty of credit for sticking with them and finding a way to eventually get big contributions from each, WFAN's Mike Francesa said Thursday.
Ron Darling On WFAN: Jay Bruce Is Out Of ChancesTrailing the Braves 5-3 Tuesday night with a runner on second base, Collins pinch-hit for Bruce with Eric Campbell.
Kallet: Mets Desperately Need Matz, Bruce To Get Their Acts In GearAs the regular season winds down, the Mets' playoff fate may very well come down to two players: Steven Matz and Jay Bruce.
Palladino: Jay Bruce Has That Jason Bay Look, And That’s Not GoodThe fact that Collins had to give Bruce a “mental” day off Saturday shows just how uncomfortable he has become in his new surroundings.
Bruce Struggles In First Game With Mets, But Collins Is Not ConcernedJay Bruce stepped into the batter's box for the first time wearing the Mets' blue and orange, and the sellout crowd at Citi Field stood and greeted him with cries of "Bruuuce!" sounding as if at a Springsteen concert.
Jay Bruce: 'The Last Couple Years Have Been Tough'Jay Bruce brought his two large Cincinnati Reds gear bags into the Mets' clubhouse, walked into a filled interview room and pronounced himself in a New York state of mind.
Kallet: Bruce Will Help Mets, But Without Healthy Cespedes They're ToastBruce will slot in nicely behind Yoenis Cespedes in the cleanup spot, providing the Cuban slugger some much-needed protection.
Heyman: Active Mets Are Still Going After A Big BatAccording to baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are still targeting Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: OutfieldCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Dickey Gets No Help From Mets Or Umpires In Loss To RedsScott Rolen and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back home runs, and Mike Leake pitched his second complete game of the season, helping the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-1 win over the Mets on Wednesday night.
Bruce's Walk-Off 3-Run Bomb Sinks Mets In CincinnatiThe NL Central leaders and the Mets were a combined 0 for 18 with runners in scoring position before Bruce connected with no outs in the ninth.

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