He gives the Indians a corner outfielder and established bat to replace Michael Brantley , who went on the disabled list Monday with a sprained ankle.
Jay Bruce is headed back to Ohio as the Cleveland Indians have acquired the outfielder from the New York Mets.
Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire It's the second straight season Bruce has been traded, as the Mets landed the veteran outfielder in a deal with the Cincinnati Reds last year.
Bruce's 29 home runs tie him with Bryce Harper for fourth among National League outfielders.
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