Worth noting

Reds right fielder Jay Bruce was named a charter member of the advisory board for the Taylor Hooten Foundation, which works to prevent youth from using performance-enhancing drugs. As part of the effort, Bruce will make public service announcements and engage in educational activities in and around Cincinnati.

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