Bruce is traded to the Indians
Veteran outfielder Jay Bruce was acquired Wednesday by the Cleveland Indians from the New York Mets in exchange for minor league pitcher Ryder Ryan.
Bruce is hitting .256 with 29 homers and 75 RBIs.
He has a $13-million salary this year and can become a free agent after the World Series.
The Indians will pay the $3,765,027 remaining of Bruce’s salary.
Outfielder Michael Brantley was put on the disabled list by the Indians after injuring his right ankle while going after a fly ball Tuesday night against Colorado . ... A scan showed no new damage to CC Sabathia’s arthritic right knee, but the status of the New York Yankees left-hander for Sunday night’s start against the Boston Red Sox remains unclear. Sabathia was forced out of Tuesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays after three innings . ... Atlanta Braves rookie shortstop Johan Camargo was put on the DL after suffering a bone bruise in his right knee while jogging onto the field before Tuesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies.