I woke up to tweets like this:
MLB trade rumors: Mets, Reds work through night on Jay Bruce deal http://t.co/XI8TNAeZod pic.twitter.com/DaqZi1yWbi
— Sporting News MLB (@SN_Baseball) July 31, 2015
And around dinner, kind of like back when rapture was supposed to happen; the deadline passed and we caught this:
Jay Bruce, Cincinnati Red, 4:13 p.m., Great American Ball Park pic.twitter.com/47DsF7fuqM
— C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) July 31, 2015
What a day of roller coaster emotions. I thought this was going down, then I thought it wasn’t. Then it looked like it was. I think we’ll come to find out the Reds came very close and their owner blocked a trade of Bruce.
He was after all, the guy who gave us this:
I’m very thankful for whatever amount of time I have left to watch Bruce as a Red. His last couple months; let’s call it six weeks or so, have been six of the better weeks of his Reds career.