Over his first 10 games of the season, which caused some fans a bit of panic, Jay Bruce was batting just .211 with a season-low .488 OPS. He had walked just once while accumulating 15 strikeouts.
In the 20 games since his lowest point of the season, including Thursday’s game, Bruce has hit .282 with a .941 OPS. His walk-to-strikeout ratio has been a much more patient 11-to-15 over 71 at-bats.
|1st 10 games||38||8||0||1||15||.211||.225||.263|
|Last 20 games||71||20||6||11||15||.282||.378||.563|
|All 30 games||109||28||6||12||30||.257||.328||.459|