Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports that Reds outfielder Jay Bruce can block trades to the Blue Jays, Yankees, Athletics, Rays, Diamondbacks, Red Sox, Marlins, and Twins.
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports the Blue Jays have talked about Jay Bruce as a possible acquisition target.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Reds "have engaged in preliminary discussions" about a trade involving Jay Bruce.
Jay Bruce clobbered a pair of home runs and drove home three, leading the Reds to a 7-2 victory over the Cardinals in St. Louis.
Jay Bruce is not in the Reds' lineup Wednesday.
Jay Bruce clubbed a grand slam, finishing 2-for-4 on the evening, but the Reds narrowly lost to the Orioles on Tuesday.
Jay Bruce hit a three-run home run and tied the game in the ninth with an RBI double, but the Reds lost in 10 innings to the Cardinals on Monday.
Jay Bruce went 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a two-run home run in Sunday's walk-off loss in game one of a double-header against the Rockies.
Jay Bruce (illness) is back in Thursday's lineup against the Rockies.
Jay Bruce was scratched from Wednesday's lineup due to illness.
Jay Bruce finished 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a solo home run in the Reds' easy win against the Indians on Tuesday.
Jay Bruce went 2-for-5 with an RBI, stolen base and run scored in a win over the Marlins on Sunday.
Reds activated OF Jay Bruce from the bereavement list.
Jay Bruce will return from the bereavement list on Friday.