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Slow market changed Bruce's outlook before return to Mets

Washington Post - 17 Jan 2018
NEW YORK — Jay Bruce was surprised by the free-agent market. “The way the offseason kind of went and the slowness of it kind of maybe changed my outlook on it a little bit,” he said Wednesday at a Citi Field news conference. Bruce returned to the Mets ...
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Jay Bruce Will Return to Mets on a 3-Year, $39 Million Deal

New York Times - 11 Jan 2018
After a sluggish start to the off-season, the Mets struck a deal to bring back a key piece of last season's lineup. Outfielder Jay Bruce agreed to a three-year, $39-million deal with the Mets on Wednesday night, according to multiple people familiar ...
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Report: Outfielder Jay Bruce Signs Three-Year Deal With Mets

Sports Illustrated - 11 Jan 2018
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Adrian Gonzalez plans to be primary first baseman for Mets

Newsday - 18 Jan 2018
Adrian Gonzalez, whose signing with the Mets was made official on Thursday, has two aims. The five-time All-Star made it clear that he plans to get the majority of the at-bats at first base this season and even said he has been told to expect that. But ...
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Source: Mets still interested in signing Jay Bruce, Addison Reed

Newsday - 09 Jan 2018
The Mets haven't made a big splash in the offseason, but that could change as the team remains interested in two of their former players, free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce and free-agent reliever Addison Reed, and still is speaking with the Pirates about ...
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Red Sox: Jay Bruce a viable free agent alternative to JD Martinez

BoSox Injection - 10 Jan 2018
If the Red Sox won't commit to an expensive, long-term contract with J.D. Martinez, they could sign Jay Bruce and use the savings to re-sign other players. Suppose J.D. Martinez rebuffs the Boston Red Sox because they would only offer a 5-year contract ...
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Mets cooling on potential infield trade target but options remain

New York Post - 18 Jan 2018
Unless Jay Bruce can play second or third base, the Mets still have a significant hole to address on their roster. Who among Josh Harrison, Neil Walker, Todd Frazier, Eduardo Nunez and Jose Reyes, if any, will it be as general manager Sandy Alderson ...
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Source: Jay Bruce agrees to deal with New York Mets

AOL - 11 Jan 2018
Free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce agreed to a three-year, $39 million deal with the New York Mets on Wednesday night, marking a return to Queens for one of the most consistent left-handed power hitters, a source familiar with the agreement told Yahoo ...
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Giants set sights on free-agent Bruce - 22 Dec 2017
Matt Sosnick, the agent representing Bruce, spoke candidly about the Giants' chances of forging a deal with his client. "I think it works out as a perfect fit for the Giants, and we have to figure out the lay of the land, whether it works for the ...
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Jay Bruce agrees to $39M, 3 year deal with Mets

Beaumont Enterprise - 11 Jan 2018
In a slow-developing market around the majors, Bruce's deal would be the third-largest given to a free agent so far this offseason. First baseman Carlos Santana signed with Philadelphia for $60 million over three years, and closer Wade Davis got $52 ...
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Inbox: Will Reyes return to play second base? - 28 Dec 2017
How good of a chance do the Mets have to sign Jay Bruce? -- @17Riegel via Twitter. I wouldn't count on it. Bruce's agent recently said that his client would love to sign with the Giants, who appear to have more money to spend than the Mets do on an ...
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Agent: Jay Bruce Would Be 'thrilled' to Sign With Giants

NBC Bay Area - 01 Jan 2018
Agent: Jay Bruce Would Be 'thrilled' to Sign With Giants. NBC Sports Bay Area staff. Agent: Jay Bruce would be 'thrilled' to sign with Giants. The Giants added their first big bat of the offseason on Wednesday, trading for third baseman Evan Longoria ...

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