Jay Bruce has knee surgery

Updated: May 5, 2014, 3:00 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce had knee surgery Monday to repair a partially torn meniscus in his left knee and could miss a month, the team announced.

It was announced before Sunday's game that Bruce was scratched from the original starting lineup with left knee soreness and would be replaced by Chris Heisey in right field and the cleanup spot in the order. Cincinnati went on to a 4-3 victory over Milwaukee at Great American Ball Park.

Bruce is hitting .218 with three ...

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