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Former MLB All-Star Jay Bruce purchases Sure-Shot Game Calls

GROVES, Texas — Former Major League All-Star Jay Bruce has purchased a staple in the hunting scene. The West Brook alum is now the sole owner of Sure-Shot Game Calls located in Groves. Sure-Shot is one of the oldest game call companies in the world, and is already developing new...
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Jay Bruce returns home for charity golf tournament

Now retired MLB outfielder and Beaumont native, Jay Bruce spent this Sunday hosting is 11th annual charity golf tournament. All the proceeds go to help fund the Arc of Greater Beaumont and the Life Skills program at West Brook High School.
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NY Mets signing Jay Bruce in 2018 was similar to the Yankees signing Reggie Jackson but also nothing alike

Jay Bruce and Reggie Jackson don’t have much in common other than each has filed taxes declaring they worked for Major League Baseball. When it comes to the results on the field, I don’t see too many similarities. Yet there is one mention on Bruce’s Baseball-Reference page that has me wondering if when the New York Mets signed Bruce before the 2018 season they knew something we didn’t.

NY Mets Outfielder Battle Royale: Jay Bruce versus Jeromy Burnitz

This is what Jim Ross might call a slobberknocker. While perusing the internet trying to stumble upon anything interesting about past New York Mets teams, I happened upon Jeromy Burnitz. What’s so interesting about Burnitz? He reminds me of a much more recent member of the Mets, Jay Bruce. These...

Yankees: Jay Bruce retiring somehow changed everything for NYY

We all knew the New York Yankees would be turning it around after a terrible three weeks to start the season. It was only a matter of time. Many fans just didn’t expect that turnaround to promptly begin after the moment Jay Bruce announced his retirement shortly before the team’s April 18 game vs the Tampa Bay Rays.

Jay Bruce. Forever Red.

It began in late 1984. The cold and calculating front office, what was in all ways a corporate empire, launched—in an attempt remake itself—a campaign to get rid of one of its own. He had been loyal. He had been productive. He was the epitome of affablity, standing there, tall and well-coifed, wearing his familiar red and white uniform. He was, in many ways, the face of the franchise. They asked fans on the street before discarding their old friend. The answer to their question, “Should the Big Boy stay or should the Big Boy go?” came echoing back in resounding fashion:
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Mike Ford does it all for Yankees in place of Jay Bruce

Jay Bruce is out and Mike Ford is in. Bruce abruptly announced his retirement prior to Sunday’s loss against the Rays, but remained on the roster for the game. On Tuesday, Ford was recalled from the alternate site in Scranton and had an RBI walk and a game-clinching catch to end the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Braves at Yankee Stadium.
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Yankees call up Mike Ford to replace retired Jay Bruce

Jay Bruce is out and Mike Ford is in. Bruce abruptly announced his retirement prior to Sunday’s game against the Rays, but remained on the roster for the game. On Tuesday, as the Yankees attempt to turn around what has been a dreadful start to the season, they recalled Ford from the alternate site in Scranton.
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Yankees recall Mike Ford from alternate site to replace Jay Bruce

When Jay Bruce announced that he was retiring from baseball over the weekend, it prompted some speculation about how the Yankees might possibly replace him, with Luke Voit still on the shelf until at least mid-May. Tyler Wade was recently farmed out, and the team might have appreciated some late-game support for Gleyber Torres at shortstop, though recalling Wade would have meant essentially no reliable backup for DJ LeMahieu at first base.
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Good Morning, Charlie - A Good Morning to be Jay Bruce

A Good Thing - The Reds are in first place. That’s way good. It’s important to start with a good thing. A Sad Thing - Jay Bruce hung up his cleats the other day. This community grew up around that young core with Bruce and Votto and Cueto and Bailey in the late aughts, and many around here have shared nostalgia over the last few days. I wish I had anything to add.

Why Jay Bruce Is a Reds Legend

The month was September, and the year was 2010. I arrived at Great American Ball Park about an hour before the game was scheduled to begin, and I experienced something I’d never felt before at GABP. There was electricity in the air. It was palpable. The upstart Cincinnati Reds, holding a six-game lead with six games to play, were on the verge of claiming the Central Division crown. After nine frustrating losing seasons in a row, fans were jazzed.

Yankees 1B Jay Bruce retiring after 14 seasons

Following a slow start to his 14th season, New York Yankees first baseman and outfielder Jay Bruce announced his retirement on Sunday. The three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger award winner is batting .118 (4-for-34) with one homer and three RBIs through 10 games while filling in for injured first baseman Luke Voit.

Jay Bruce Announces Retirement from Baseball

After 14 seasons in the game, Yankees first baseman Jay Bruce has announced his retirement from professional baseball. Bruce released the following statement on Sunday, as first shared by Ken Rosenthal of MLB on FOX:. “After 14 incredible seasons, I’ve decided to make the very difficult decision to retire from...