Know About Jay Bruce; Anthony Swarzak, Stats, Contract, Trade, Wife

Published Date: 02 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 02 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Promising career stats of 300 home runs and .246 batting average ranks Jay Bruce as the golden star of Major League Baseball. The one of his kind baseball right-fielder currently plays for the Seattle Mariners.

Before his trade to the Mariners alongside Anthony Swarzak, Jay Bruce enjoyed a glorifying professional career with three different teams. Among them, he had a long stint with the Cincinnati Reds.

Short Bio: Age, Height

The 32-years-of-age baseball player was born as Jay Allen Bruce on 3 April 1987 in Beaumont, Texas, the United States. He is the youngest of three kids of his plumber father, Joe Bruce and a schoolteacher mother, Martha Bruce.

Standing tall at a towering height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.9 m), Jay attended West Brook High School in Beaumont, Texas. With an immense passion for baseball, he later accepted a scholarship to play baseball at Tulane University.

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Career Stats, Contract

Jay Bruce commenced his major league career with the Cincinnati Reds on 27 May 2008. He scored twice, walked twice, and stole a base starting in center field during his first start.

Jay was part of the Reds for nine seasons. Prior to his trade to the New York Mets on 1 August 2016, he recorded 233 home runs, 655 runs, and 718 RBI in as many as 1220 games. Later on 9 August 2017, Cleveland Indians picked Jay for one season before he returned to the Mets on 16 January 2018.


Catch Jay Bruce’s career stats (Picture: MLB)

Although Jay signed a three-year, $39 Million contract with the Mets, he was traded to Seattle Mariners alongside his teammate Anthony Swarzak on 3 December 2018. The part of a deal also offered Jay Bruce with $20 Million. For the past few days, Jay is being linked to Philadelphia Phillies.

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Who Is Jay Bruce’s Wife?

The MLB star is a married man. Jay shares holy matrimony with his gorgeous wife, Hannah Eastham. The pair started dating during their early days in high school. Finally, they decided to walk down the aisle together in 2012 in Texas.


Jay Bruce with his wife and son at Great American Ball Park on 5 September 2016 (Picture: MLB)

Some four years after their official bond, Jay and Hannah welcomed their son named Carter John Bruce. Carter was born on 27 April 2016.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jay Bruce

  • Jay Bruce is of Scottish ancestry.
  • As a child, he also played football but stopped when his mother refused to sign the necessary consent forms.
  • Before his major league breakthrough, Jay played in the minor league for three years.
  • He recorded his 300th career home run on 31 May 2019.
  • Jay is also known by his nickname ‘Bruce Almighty.’
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