Bruce off crutches, out of pain - Tucson News Now

Bruce off crutches, out of pain

Posted: Updated:
  • NationalMore>>

  • 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

    32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:01:35 GMT
    A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
    Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
  • School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

    School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:32:09 GMT
    Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.
    Chicago children returned to school Tuesday walking past even more guards than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.
  • Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

    Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:42:52 GMT
    The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph...
    The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55...

By MARK SCHMETZER
Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) - Jay Bruce was on hand to greet his Cincinnati teammates when they returned home Friday.

The Reds right fielder wasn't able to travel with them to Boston after arthroscopic surgery Monday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. He is expected to miss about a month.

"I feel great," Bruce said before Friday's game against Colorado. "This is my second day without crutches. The pain is completely gone. There is still swelling, but there is no pain."

Bruce was hitting .218 with three homers and 14 RBIs. His knee had been a problem for a while, he said.

"It happened gradually," he said. "It has been off and on for a year. It was manageable before, but it got to the point that it was less manageable."

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow