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Jay Bruce

Jay Bruce 32 RF

Cincinnati Reds

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Jay Allen Bruce
  • Age: 27 (April 3, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Beaumont, TX
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2005, CIN)
  • MLB Debut: 05/27/2008
  • School: West Brook, Beaumont, TX
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Jay Bruce Stats Summary

Jay Bruce Career Stats

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Jay Bruce Awards and Honors

Jay Bruce  32 RF

  • Full Name: Jay Allen Bruce
  • Born: April 3, 1987
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Beaumont, TX
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2005, CIN)
  • School: West Brook, Beaumont, TX
  • MLB Debut: 05/27/2008
Selected by the Reds in the first round (12th overall) of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft ... graduated from West Brook High School, where he was a National High School Player of the Year candidate during his senior season (.538, 12hr, 31rbi, 13sb) ... in 2006 was Baseball America's Class A Player of the Year and a Baseball America Minor League All-Star ... also in 2006 was MVP of the Midwest League All-Star Game and a MWL post-season All-Star ... was Midwest League Player of the Week for 6/5-6/11, 2006 ... in 2007 was named Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America and Sporting News ... also received the 2007 Chief Bender Award as the organization's Minor League Player of the Year ... played for the U.S. team in the 2007 All-Star Futures Game ... following the 2007 season was scheduled to play for Team USA in the International Baseball Federation World Cup in Chinese Taipei but was taken off that roster because of injury ... in 2008 finished fourth among rookies in voting for the National League's Jackie Robinson Award and was a TOPPS Major League Rookie All-Star ... entered the 2008 season rated by Baseball America as the top prospect in the organization and by MLB.com as the top prospect in all of baseball ... was TOPPS' International League Player of the Month for May 2008 ... made his Major League debut 5/27/08 vs. the Pirates.