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Trade Deadline Daily: Reds pick up the pace on Jay Bruce trade talks

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Rumor CentralIt looks like the Cincinnati Reds are getting deeper into trade discussion surrounding right fielder Jay Bruce with at least four different teams, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports.

Jerry Crasnick's take: The Reds have ramped up the dialogue on Bruce, who's one of the top bats available at the deadline. The San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians are among the teams looking for offensive upgrades that might be interested. It'll be a surprise if he's still in Cincinnati after Aug. 1.