Jay Bruce
Jay A. Bruce
 
 
Born: April 3, 1987 in Beaumont, TX
27 years old
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'3" Wt: 225
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2005 - (Round 1 / Pick 12)
- High School: Westbrook (Beaumont, TX)
- Hall of Fame Chance: 0% (using Bill James' "Favorite Toy")

Comparison

Comparison
Right Fielders
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Vladimir Guerrero
1996 - 2011
RF
59.9
 
59.1
-10.7
0.0
-11.6
2 Bobby Abreu
1996 - 2014
RF
59.7
 
60.7
-11.7
0.0
-10.8
3 Ichiro Suzuki
2001 - 2014
RF
58.3
 
47.3
3.9
0.0
-7.1
4 J.D. Drew
1998 - 2011
RF
44.9
 
37.8
2.0
0.0
-5.0
5 Magglio Ordonez
1997 - 2011
RF
38.5
PEDi
 
42.9
-11.8
0.0
-7.4
6 Jayson Werth
2002 - 2014
RF
30.8
 
28.3
-3.3
0.0
-5.7
7 Alex Rios
2004 - 2014
RF
28.5
 
21.3
3.6
0.0
-3.6
8 Jose Bautista
2004 - 2014
RF
28.2
 
31.8
-6.3
0.0
-2.7
9 Hunter Pence
2007 - 2014
RF
27.3
 
26.4
-4.5
0.0
-5.3
10 Shin-Soo Choo
2005 - 2014
RF
25.5
 
28.5
-6.2
0.0
-3.2
11 Nick Markakis
2006 - 2014
RF
24.8
 
24.0
-4.8
0.0
-5.5
12 Jason Heyward
2010 - 2014
RF
24.7
 
13.5
8.1
0.0
-3.1
13 Nick Swisher
2004 - 2014
RF
22.9
 
24.5
-8.5
0.0
-6.9
14 Giancarlo Stanton
2010 - 2014
RF
21.0
 
18.2
-0.3
0.0
-3.1
15 Justin Upton
2007 - 2014
RF
20.1
 
18.7
-3.6
0.0
-5.0
16 Andre Ethier
2006 - 2014
RF
19.6
 
21.8
-7.2
0.0
-5.0
17 Nelson Cruz
2005 - 2014
RF
16.7
 
17.4
-5.4
0.0
-4.7
18 Michael Cuddyer
2001 - 2014
RF
15.5
 
26.1
-15.7
0.0
-5.1
19 Corey Hart
2004 - 2014
RF
15.4
 
15.6
-5.1
0.0
-4.9
20 Matt Stairs
1992 - 2011
RF
14.3
 
22.8
-17.3
0.0
-8.7
21 Jay Bruce
2008 - 2014
RF
14.3
 
11.4
-1.6
0.0
-4.5
22 Austin Kearns
2002 - 2013
RF
12.9
 
10.3
-1.8
0.0
-4.4
23 Will Venable
2008 - 2014
RF
12.0
 
8.6
1.0
0.0
-2.4
24 Josh Reddick
2009 - 2014
RF
11.8
 
5.6
4.2
0.0
-1.9
25 Matt Joyce
2008 - 2014
RF
10.7
 
10.6
-3.2
0.0
-3.3
26 Chris Denorfia
2005 - 2014
RF
10.6
 
6.1
1.8
0.0
-2.8
27 Ryan Ludwick
2002 - 2014
RF
10.5
 
11.4
-5.4
0.0
-4.5
28 Jeff Francoeur
2005 - 2014
RF
7.0
 
1.4
0.2
0.0
-5.4
29 Ryan Sweeney
2006 - 2014
RF
6.4
 
6.1
-0.9
0.0
-1.3
30 Jay Gibbons
2001 - 2011
RF
5.6
PEDi
 
6.1
-4.7
0.0
-4.2
31 Brad Hawpe
2004 - 2013
RF
4.4
 
11.0
-10.5
0.0
-3.9
32 Kosuke Fukudome
2008 - 2012
RF
4.0
 
4.5
-2.2
0.0
-1.7
33 Travis Snider
2008 - 2014
RF
3.8
 
2.4
-0.5
-0.1
-2.0
34 Xavier Nady
2000 - 2014
RF
3.6
 
3.9
-4.4
0.0
-4.1
35 Nate Schierholtz
2007 - 2014
RF
3.5
 
1.5
-0.7
0.0
-2.6
36 Casper Wells
2010 - 2013
RF
3.0
 
1.3
1.5
-0.5
-0.8
37 Travis Buck
2007 - 2012
RF
3.0
 
1.5
0.5
0.0
-1.0
38 Jeremy Hermida
2005 - 2012
RF
2.7
 
2.6
-2.4
0.0
-2.6
39 Charlie Blackmon
2011 - 2014
RF
2.1
 
2.1
-0.8
0.0
-0.8
40 Brian Bogusevic
2010 - 2013
RF
2.0
 
0.8
0.5
-0.1
-0.8
41 Brennan Boesch
2010 - 2014
RF
1.9
 
2.9
-3.0
0.0
-2.0
42 Jason Lane
2002 - 2014
RF
1.9
 
1.7
-1.7
0.4
-1.5
43 Clete Thomas
2008 - 2013
RF
1.3
 
0.3
0.5
0.0
-0.5
44 Brett Carroll
2007 - 2012
RF
1.2
 
-0.9
1.6
0.0
-0.5
45 Tyler Colvin
2009 - 2014
RF
0.8
 
0.5
-1.2
0.0
-1.5
46 Mike Baxter
2010 - 2014
RF
0.6
 
0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.6
47 Matt Carson
2009 - 2013
RF
0.3
 
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
48 Dave Sappelt
2011 - 2013
RF
0.3
 
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.3
49 Antoan Richardson
2011 - 2014
RF
0.3
 
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
50 Andrew Brown
2011 - 2014
RF
-0.1
 
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.5
 
  Jay Bruce
2008 - 2014
RF
14.3
 
11.4
-1.6
0.0
-4.5
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