By: Michael Ganci

Buster Olney: Mets on Verge of Acquiring Jay Bruce

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The Mets are on the verge of acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. Joel Sherman reports it’s Brandon Nimmo and two lower-level prospects going the other way.

Bruce, 29, is hitting .265 with 25 homers and 80 RBI. In his career, which spans nine years, he has a .249 career batting average and a .319 OBP. His best season came in 2013 when he hit 30 homers and drove in 109 runs. The Mets hope they are getting a middle-of-the-order force who can help turn their season around.

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2 Comments

  1. Chrisdevito

    August 1, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Video. Top. 10. Homer’s for. Mike. Piazza

  2. Chrisdevito

    August 1, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    Hi. My. Name. Is. Chrisdevito. I. Love. The. Trade. They. Did. It. Should. Help. Get. In. The. Playoffs. It. Will. Give. The. Mets. Hop . You. Have. To. Believe so. The. Did. A great. Job

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