According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Mets have informed Jay Bruce that they intend to open the 2017 season with him starting in right field.
According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia, the Mets are seeking a pair of prospects in potential trades for outfielder Jay Bruce.
According to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo, Mets GM Sandy Alderson is "starting to say publicly" that the Mets might not trade outfielder Jay Bruce.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mets will probably have to include cash in a potential trade involving Jay Bruce.
MLB Network's Jon Morosi reports that the Blue Jays remain in talks with the Mets about Jay Bruce and Curtis Granderson.
Mike Puma of the New York Post says there is a "limited market" at the moment for Jay Bruce.
T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that the Rangers met with the Mets on Wednesday.
Buster Olney of ESPN reports that trade talks regarding Jay Bruce and Curtis Granderson have been "very slow moving."
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports hears that the Blue Jays still have some interest in Jay Bruce.
Chris Cotillo of SB Nation hears that Jay Bruce's eight-team no-trade list hasn't changed since the summer.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick confirms the Blue Jays are "making a push" for Jay Bruce.
Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM reports that the Blue Jays have discussed a trade with the Mets involving Jay Bruce.
Mets exercised their $13 million option on OF Jay Bruce.
Jay Bruce stayed hot Friday against the Phillies by going 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI.