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Bruce Edwards  1946 - 1956C
Bruce Edwards  9/23/1984OF
 
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  • Rylan Edwards' 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Rylan Edwards - 3/22/2016 -  17
    with more than a little closer experience. I don’t know why if you’re Bruce Bochy in an even year and presumably competitive, you’d hand over closer reigns to someone who’s never done it before when

  • Jay Bruce Might Finally Get Traded
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 6/29/2016 -  19
    Jay Bruce's tenure with the Reds has reached the kids in the back seat asking "Are we there, yet?" stage. It feels like he should have been traded a while ago, yet here is, again a trade target

  • Jay Bruce and Carlos Gonzalez: Twin Trade Chips
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/29/2015 -  21
    and Colorado Rockies are in a decent position to move two hitters, neither of whom are rentals nor franchise cornerstones. Jay Bruce and Carlos Gonzalez are remarkably similar players and both could

  • Rylan Edwards' 10 Bold Predictions Revisited - Why, God Why? Edition
    in RotoGraphs by Rylan Edwards - 10/4/2016 -  6

  • The Case for Keeping Josh Reddick
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/29/2016 -  4
    DeJesus, David Murphy, and Gerardo Parra. Yoenis Cespedes netted a good package for the Detroit Tigers headlined by Michael Fulmer, and even Cespedes was brought in to play center field. Jay Bruce

  • How the Reds Can Win the NL Central
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 3/10/2015 -  49
    -9.7 4.6 8.9 2.3 Brandon Phillips 525 0.306 0.385 0.305 -5.4 -0.4 6.3 2.0 Jay Bruce 535 0.318 0.452 0.334 6.4 -0.1 0.3 1.9 Marlon Byrd 565 0.304 0.442 0.325

  • An Annual Reminder from Eric Hosmer and Adam Jones
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 6/13/2016 -  9
    2013-2015 DRS AVG 2013-2015 1/3 Season AVG DEF 2016 DEF Difference in 2016 Jay Bruce -0.2 0.0 5.0 -2.2 -15.5 -13.3 Adam Jones 0.1 2.9 2 1.7 -4.9 -6.6 Josh Reddick 0.7

  • Hall of Fame Voters Really Made Love to the Pooch with This Closer Situation
    in Community by Craig Edwards - 1/20/2012 -  30
    *, it is difficult to judge because the only full-time relief pitchers in the Hall of Fame are Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage and Bruce Sutter. Hoyt Wilhem is not an apt comparison, having retired in 1972

  • Teams Saved $500 Million by Locking Up Players Early
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 2/17/2016 -  21
    Jay Bruce 12/9/2010 $24.5 $8.8 -$15.7 Nick Markakis 1/21/2009 $44.0 $27.8 -$16.2 Ervin Santana 2/14/2009 $24.2 $7.5 -$16.7 Justin Morneau 1/25/2008 $42.0 $0.4 -$41.6

  • Carlos Martinez's Change is Working
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/15/2015 -  19
    , struggled in a small sample against left-handed hitters, and he had trouble with Jay Bruce on Sunday. In 2014, Martinez faced 171 left-handers: He struck out around 11% of those hitters and walked 13

  • Noah Syndergaard Was Aroldis Chapman for One Night
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 10/16/2015 -  34
    Number of Times Aroldis Chapman 50 Kelvin Herrera 26 Arquimedes Caminero 24 Carter Capps 10 Trevor Rosenthal 9 Jeurys Familia 8 Jumbo Diaz 7 Bruce

  • Which All-Star Team Is More Talented?
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/12/2016 -  15
    far this season and Kershaw leads the NL and is tied at 5.5 with Mike Trout in MLB. Even with those losses, the NL has put together a talented squad. Poor Jay Bruce. While his defensive numbers

  • Exit Velocity Carryover Effect
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/15/2016 -  3
    Bruce -17.8 .309 .321 .354 .033 Brett Lawrie -16.4 .306 .321 .311 -.010 Albert Pujols -15.1 .333 .335 .318 -.017 AVERAGE -21.8 .300 .312 .341 .030

  • Next Year's Free-Agent Hitters Offer More of the Same
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 12/28/2016 -  13
    Cameron Maybin 2.0 30 0.9 Jayson Werth 1.1 38 0.8 John Jaso 0.6 33 0.7 Chris Young 1.1 33 0.6 Jay Bruce 0.9 30 0.6 Melvin Upton Jr. 1.2 32 0.2

  • Joc Pederson Taking the Adam Dunn Path
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/29/2015 -  9
    Joc Pederson 73 3 16 21 54.8% 179 Colby Rasmus 65 3 6 26 53.8% 126 Brandon Moss 63 4 7 22 52.4% 133 Jay Bruce 79 4 12 25 51.9% 89 Mike Zunino 62 2 4 26

  • MIke Foltynewicz Needs to Mix Up His Fastballs
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/8/2015 -  11
    an out against Jay Bruce when the four-seamer was slightly lower in the zone. In his next start, against the Phillies, he made the same pitch to Ryan Howard and was not as lucky. Mixed

  • Mets Continue to Act Like Small-Market Team
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/29/2015 -  124
    winning club. The deadline is not here yet and the Mets could still add Carlos Gonzalez or Jay Bruce and render much of the above moot, but the team's current practices indicate a major deal

  • MLB Teams Best Positioned to Take on Salary at Deadline
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/7/2016 -  18
    million remaining on his contract after this year. Andrew Miller will earn $18 million through the 2018 season. Carlos Gonzalez has $20 million coming to him next year while Jay Bruce has a reasonable

  • Orioles Reacquire Lefty-Masher Steve Pearce
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 8/2/2016 -  3
    , as the defensive development at that position requires a considerable amount of time. Pearce has no role in the Rays' future, but Heim might. The Orioles did really well here. While Jay Bruce

  • The Disappearing Trade Value of Ryan Braun
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 12/19/2016 -  26
    as free agents. Jay Bruce and Carlos Gonzalez are presumably available in trade, as well. While one could make a case that Braun is the best player of that group -- and is considerably better than

  • Lucas Duda, Everyday Player
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/22/2015 -  28
    Gardner 569 9.3 21.3 0.338 0.381 100 20 Brian McCann 624 4.3 18.1 0.293 0.436 100 21 Jon Jay 509 7.5 16.5 0.344 0.358 99 22 Jay Bruce 780 7.3 28.7 0.287 0.444

  • Stanton, Altuve, and Another Warning About Defense
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 6/9/2015 -  16
    Ian Kinsler DET 2.6 Trevor Plouffe MIN 2.5 Mike Trout LAA 2.3 Mike Moustakas KCR 2.2 Kyle Seager SEA 2.0 Jay Bruce CIN 1.7 Russell Martin TOR 1.5

  • Yoenis Cespedes and Next Year's Poor Free-Agent Class
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 1/25/2016 -  6
    or younger. Add in medium-range options like Denard Span, Dexter Fowler, and Gerardo Parra and a trade market including Carlos Gonzalez, Jay Bruce, and Andre Ethier, and it's easy to see how Cespedes

  • Carl Edwards: Riding Spin to Success
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 10/19/2016 -  4
    Maybe you know who Carl Edwards Jr. is. Maybe you're a Cubs fan, or remember him from prospect lists. Maybe you wondered who that 120-pound dude with the 95 mph fastball was one day and did some

  • FanGraphs Audio: Craig Edwards' Inaugural Appearance
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/29/2015 -  6
    Episode 565 Craig Edwards has contributed and/or still contributes to SB Nation Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos and Yankees blog Pinstripe Alley. He now definitely contributes every day to FanGraphs

  • What Can We Expect From C.J. Edwards?
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 7/25/2013 -  6
    with a 74/19 K/BB in 61 2/3 innings). After the recent Matt Garza trade, newly dealt righthander C.J. Edwards seems like a candidate for a stock rise in the same vein. I saw three of his starts

  • Jay Bruce's May Surge
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 5/26/2011 -  9
    After a slow first month of the season - in which he hit .237/.306/.381 - Jay Bruce is absolutely on fire in the month of May. Even though Joe Pawlikowski recently wrote about the difficulty involved

  • Jay Bruce is Pretty OK
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 5/28/2008 -  2
    Jay Bruce arrives with a 3-3 night, including 2 walks. Reds fans rejoice: "Did he actually touch the ground, or did he just glide from base to base?" - On Baseball and The Reds "Jay Bruce

  • What Jay Bruce Is Missing
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 2/23/2016 -  5
    Well, a new team, for starters. What Jay Bruce is missing is a new team. Rather, a new team is missing Jay Bruce. Twice now, the Reds have reportedly been on the verge of trading Bruce. First

  • Projecting Jay Bruce
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/23/2009 -  14
    Jay Bruce so far, in two major league seasons, has a .328 career wOBA in 839 plate appearances. As such, one might be surprised to see the following Bill James projection on his player page: .274

  • Jay Bruce's Oddity
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/17/2010 -  26
    towards the player’s true talent level. For an example of what people think of as the textbook definition of a young player improving, take a certain member of the Reds. This is Jay Bruce’s third big

  • Bruce... A Work in Progress at the Plate
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 8/17/2010 -  6
    As a 23-year-old with a wide array of skills, Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce is one of the most valuable long-term talents in the game. The twelfth overall pick in the 2005 draft reached

  • Jay Bruce: Born to Hit
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/7/2008 -  3
    As mentioned yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds outfield is something of a mess right now. However, there is one leviathan-sized exception: 21 year-old prodigy Jay Bruce. Since the Texas native

  • Believe in Jay Bruce
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 10/29/2009 -  19
    Few young sluggers entered the 2009 season with more fanfare than Cincinnati's Jay Bruce. The sweet-swinging lefty terrorized minor league pitchers, batting .308/.366/.551 on the farm and reaching

  • The Jay Bruce Extension
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 12/10/2010 -  27
    Late last night (or very early this morning), Jerry Crasnick reported that the Cincinnati Reds signed emerging star Jay Bruce to a six-year, $51 million dollar contract with a club option

  • A Defense of Jay Bruce
    in Community by jamesayello - 7/19/2013 -  3
    As a Jay Bruce owner and sympathizer -- or maybe that’s Jay Bruce-owner sympathizer -- I feel compelled to at least take a half-hearted hack at Dave Cameron’s trade value rankings. While I’ve agreed

  • Comparing the Bruce and Gonzalez Extensions
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 1/4/2011 -  30
    massive when compared to one of his peers. Last month the Reds signed their young outfielder, Jay Bruce, to a six-year, $51 million extension. Matt Klaassen wrote that one up at the time and liked

  • Jay Bruce Bottoms Out
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 11/21/2014 -  23
    Hindsight is 20/20, so the old saying goes, but in retrospect, it shouldn't be that surprising that Jay Bruce had a season like he just did. Looking at his 2011-2013 seasons, he was already

  • Crowdsourcing Results: Morrow and Bruce
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 11/12/2010 -  15
    Alright, let's take a look at your thoughts on where Brandon Morrow and Jay Bruce will be drafted this coming year. Brandon Morrow My Vote: 12 Average: 10.7 Median: 11 Standard Dev: 3.56

  • Jay Bruce: What Happened?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/24/2015 -  3
    When the 2013 season ended, Jay Bruce was 26 and coming off of three straight 30-homer seasons. Sure, he struck out a bit much, and had some issues defensively, but he was a young man in his prime

  • ADP Crowdsourcing: Jay Bruce
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 11/11/2010 -  19
    Since you guys really seemed to have liked the ADP Crowdsourcing idea, we’re going to march forward and do a couple every week. Today, I’m going to tackle Jay Bruce, and the results for both Morrow

  • Bruce Chen's Footnote in History
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/20/2010 -  14
    This is not the timeliest of posts, so apologies to those who come here for more 2010-related discussion. In 1999, Baseball America ranked Bruce Chen as the number four prospect in baseball. Chen