Jay Bruce could be looking at surgery for torn meniscus

Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce (32) receives a high-five in the dugout after scoring a run against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce could need surgery according to multiple reports.

Bruce pinch-hit Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati’s come from behind win over the Brewers. He struck out in his only at-bat.

John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer was the first to tweet with the story.

ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that Bruce has a partially torn meniscus in his left knee, and will miss up to four weeks after his proceedure.

Bruce is batting .218 this season with three home runs on the year.