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Jay Bruce is Heating Up

Its good to be Jay Bruce these days. Yes, it's actually the truth. Bruce homered for the second straight game in the Mets’ 5-2 victory over the Marlins last night at Marlins Park. It was also his third home run in five games. That constitutes a hot streak, right? Despite Bruce’s struggles, he

Benching Bruce Has To Happen

This is as low as it gets for Jay Bruce. Mets manager Terry Collins sent Eric Campbell to pinch-hit for Bruce in the eighth inning against Braves reliever Ian Krol last night. The same Campbell that has batted .159 and gone 0-for-14 prior to his pinch-hit appearance. Collins’ hunch proved to be

Resilient Mets Never Gave Up On Themselves

Admit it. No one saw this coming. The Mets hit their low point of this season when they were 60-62 on Aug. 19. This featured the Mets getting swept by the awful Diamondbacks at home, losing two of three to the Diamondbacks again the following week and losing first two games

Struggling Bruce Not Winning Fans Over

This isn’t what the Mets, Jay Bruce and Mets fans envisioned. No one figured Bruce would hear boos or him striking out four times, but that was the case last night in the Mets’ 9-4 victory over the Phillies at Citi Field. It was so bad that the Mets decided not

Getting Bruce Is Better Than Nothing

For the second straight year, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson did something in the trade deadline. He acquired a hitter from another team to boost a struggling lineup. After getting Yoenis Cespedes last year, the Mets acquired Jay Bruce from the Reds for Dilson Herrera and minor leaguer left-hander Max Wotell