The Jay Bruce Report

by Bill Chuck on September 18, 2013

Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and had five RBI as the Reds beat up the Hapless Astros, 10-0.

The home run was Bruce’s 30th, giving him at least 30 homers in three straight seasons.

Year Age Tm G AB HR RBI BA OBP SLG
2011 24 CIN 157 585 32 97 .256 .341 .474
2012 25 CIN 155 560 34 99 .252 .327 .514
2013 26 CIN 150 587 30 100 .267 .332 .489
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Jay Bruce has hit two grand slams

Each slam occurred in the 4th inning, with the Reds up 5-0, with Joey Votto on base, and off a pitcher with the initials JL.

Cr# Date Opp Pitcher Score Inn Play Description
1 2008-09-05 CHC Jon Lieber ahead 0-5 b4   Keppinger Scores; Phillips Scores; Votto Scores
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Cr# Date Opp Pitcher Score Inn Play Description
2 2013-09-17 @HOU Jordan Lyles ahead 0-5 t4   Robinson Scores; Choo Scores; Votto Scores
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There have been 44 different players with 30+ homers 2011-13

Here are the multiples

Rk Yrs From To
1 Miguel Cabrera 3 2011 2013
2 Jay Bruce 3 2011 2013
3 Mark Trumbo 2 2012 2013
4 Alfonso Soriano 2 2012 2013
5 Adam Jones 2 2012 2013
6 Edwin Encarnacion 2 2012 2013
7 Adam Dunn 2 2012 2013
8 Chris Davis 2 2012 2013
9 Pedro Alvarez 2 2012 2013
10 Giancarlo Stanton 2 2011 2012
11 Albert Pujols 2 2011 2012
12 Curtis Granderson 2 2011 2012
13 Prince Fielder 2 2011 2012
14 Ryan Braun 2 2011 2012
15 Adrian Beltre 2 2011 2012
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Top 10

2013 RBI leaders

Bruce reached 100 for the first time in his career

Rk Player RBI Tm Lg G
1 Miguel Cabrera 134 DET AL 139
2 Chris Davis 132 BAL AL 149
3 Paul Goldschmidt 116 ARI NL 148
4 Edwin Encarnacion 104 TOR AL 142
5 Robinson Cano 103 NYY AL 150
6 Prince Fielder 102 DET AL 151
7 Adam Jones 102 BAL AL 150
8 Brandon Phillips 101 CIN NL 142
9 Freddie Freeman 100 ATL NL 137
10 Jay Bruce 100 CIN NL 150
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30 HR/100 RBI Seasons 2011-13

There have been 23 different players but only six who have done it multiple times

Rk Yrs From To
1 Miguel Cabrera 3 2011 2013
2 Curtis Granderson 2 2011 2012
3 Prince Fielder 2 2011 2012
4 Edwin Encarnacion 2 2012 2013
5 Ryan Braun 2 2011 2012
6 Adrian Beltre 2 2011 2012
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Nine to Know

Players with at least 10 30 homer/100 RBI seasons

Rk Yrs From To Age
1 Alex Rodriguez 14 1996 2010 20-34
2 Manny Ramirez 12 1995 2008 23-36
3 Jimmie Foxx 12 1929 1940 21-32
4 Babe Ruth 12 1920 1933 25-38
5 Albert Pujols 11 2001 2012 21-32
6 Barry B*nds 11 1990 2004 25-39
7 Rafael Palmeiro 10 1993 2003 28-38
8 Hank Aaron 10 1957 1971 23-37
9 Lou Gehrig 10 1927 1937 24-34
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