Coleman: If Called Upon, Mets' Bruce Determined To Play A Good First BaseThe Mets have wasted little time at least beginning to acclimate Jay Bruce to first base.
Palladino: Mets Keeping Bruce Wouldn't Be A Tragic ManeuverBy the time the Mets start playing spring training games in late February, Jay Bruce may well find himself in another uniform. Then again, he may not.
Mets Trade Verrett To Orioles, Reportedly Looking To Deal Bruce Or GrandersonThe Mets are reportedly trying to trade away one of their left-handed-hitting outfielders, but which one might be on the move?
Mets Picking Up $13M Option On Jay BruceJay Bruce, who struggled to adjust to his new surroundings after the Mets acquired him in a deadline deal this past season, will be back in Flushing next year.
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.