Jay Bruce

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New York Yankees Right Field Age: 34-257d Exp: 12.125 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2005 College: West Brook HS Agent(s): (Sosnick Cobbe Sports)

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Yankees – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,350,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $130,644
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $130,644
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2020Retained

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $18,032,280
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,016,140
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2020

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $39,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,234,986
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,234,986
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,696,721
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,696,721
    Free Agent: 6 / UFA

    2011-2017

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $51,000,000
    Signing Bonus $250,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $440,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $440,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $417,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $417,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $390,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $390,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,800,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings - $1,800,000 - $1,800,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $417,500 - - $417,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $440,000 - - $440,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 $250,000 - $3,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:OF $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:OF $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,303,278 - - $4,303,278
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,696,721 - - $7,696,721
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,765,014 - - $3,765,014
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $9,234,986 - - $9,234,986
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $1,500,000 - $14,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $648,148 - - $648,148
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,166,667 $1,500,000 - $5,666,666
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $130,644 - - $130,644
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $92,442,958 $5,050,000 - $97,492,957
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $46,194,221 $2,050,000 - $48,244,221
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,538,264 - - $23,538,264
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,765,014 - - $3,765,014
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,648,148 - - $1,648,148
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,166,667 $3,000,000 - $20,166,666
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $130,644 - - $130,644
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Apr 18 2021Retired from Professional Baseball
    Feb 13 2021Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYY)
    Jun 2 2019Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Seattle (SEA) with for Jake Scheiner
    Dec 1 2018Traded to Seattle (SEA) from New York (NYM) with Anthony Swarzak , Jarred Kelenic , Justin Dunn and Gerson Bautista for Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz and $20 million
    Jan 10 2018Signed a 3 year $39 million contract with New York (NYM)
    Aug 9 2017Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from New York (NYM) for Ryder Ryan
    Nov 3 2016New York (NYM) exercised a $13M option for 2017
    Aug 1 2016Traded to New York (NYM) from Cincinnati (CIN) for Dilson Herrera and Max Wotell
    Dec 15 2010Signed a 6 year $51 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Mar 8 2010Signed a 1 year $440k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Feb 21 2009Signed a 1 year $417k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jun 10 2005Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jun 7 2005Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#12 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2021 NYY 10 10 34 3 4 1 0 1 3 5 0 13 .118 .231 .235 .466 -0.34
    2020 PHI 32 24 96 11 19 4 2 6 14 7 0 24 .198 .252 .469 .721 0.06
    2019 PHI 100 77 310 43 67 17 0 26 59 19 1 82 .216 .261 .523 .784 0.33
    2018 NYM 95 84 319 31 71 18 1 9 37 41 2 75 .223 .310 .370 .680 -0.42
    2017 CLE 146 144 555 82 141 29 2 36 101 57 1 139 .254 .324 .508 .832 0.16
    2016 CIN 147 140 539 74 135 28 6 33 99 44 4 126 .250 .309 .508 .817 0.53
    2015 CIN 157 152 580 72 131 35 4 26 87 58 9 145 .226 .294 .434 .728 0.79
    2014 CIN 137 131 493 71 107 21 1 18 66 44 12 149 .217 .281 .373 .654 -1.11
    2013 CIN 160 160 626 89 164 43 1 30 109 63 7 185 .262 .329 .478 .807 5.12
    2012 CIN 155 149 560 89 141 35 5 34 99 62 9 155 .252 .327 .514 .841 2.21
    2011 CIN 157 151 585 84 150 27 2 32 97 71 8 158 .256 .341 .474 .815 2.25
    2010 CIN 148 133 509 80 143 23 5 25 70 58 5 136 .281 .353 .493 .846 4.66
    2009 CIN 101 89 345 47 77 15 2 22 58 38 3 75 .223 .303 .470 .773 1.26
    2008 CIN 108 103 413 63 105 17 1 21 52 33 4 110 .254 .314 .453 .767 0.77
    Totals 1,653 1,547 5,964 839 1,455 313 32 319 951 600 65 1,572 0.244 0.314 0.468 0.781 16.27