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Jon Jay

29-Year-Old Outfielder – St. Louis Cardinals

2014 Stats

AVG

.291

HR

1

RBI

24

R

28

SB

6

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Jay failed to impress as the Cardinals' leadoff hitter to start the season, eventually losing the role to Matt Carpenter thanks in part to a .213/.293/.337 line in April. The slow start likely cost th...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 195   DOB: 3/15/1985   BORN: Miami, FL   COLLEGE: Miami (FL)   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jon Jay Contract Information:

Avoided arbitration by signing a one-year deal worth $3.25 million in January of 2014.

July 13, 2014  –  Jon Jay News

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Jon Jay Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 22 R GCL 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
2007 22 A PAL 32 131 126 19 36 10 8 0 2 10 5 2 5 25 0 0 0 .286 .321 .397 .718
2007 22 AA SPR 26 117 102 17 24 8 4 2 2 11 4 1 11 19 0 0 4 .235 .333 .373 .706
2008 23 AA SPR 96 427 372 57 114 31 17 3 11 47 10 7 39 46 7 3 6 .306 .379 .457 .836
2008 23 AAA MEM 16 64 58 8 20 6 4 1 1 10 0 1 6 10 0 0 0 .345 .406 .500 .906
2009 24 AAA MEM 136 564 505 72 142 35 23 2 10 54 20 8 34 64 8 5 12 .281 .338 .394 .732
2010 25 AAA MEM 42 191 165 31 53 20 16 0 4 32 13 0 17 22 3 2 4 .321 .394 .491 .885
2010 25 MAJ STL 105 323 287 47 86 25 19 2 4 27 2 4 24 50 8 1 3 .300 .359 .422 .780
2011 26 MAJ STL 159 503 455 56 135 36 24 2 10 37 6 7 28 81 9 4 7 .297 .344 .424 .768
2012 27 AAA MEM 2 8 7 3 3 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .500 1.143 1.643
2012 27 MAJ STL 117 502 443 70 135 30 22 4 4 40 19 7 34 71 9 1 15 .305 .373 .400 .773
2013 28 MAJ STL 157 628 548 75 151 36 27 2 7 67 10 5 52 103 9 5 14 .276 .351 .370 .721
2014 29 MAJ STL 90 272 247 28 72 16 13 2 1 24 6 1 14 43 2 1 8 .291 .348 .372 .720
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3-Year Averages     144 544 482 67 140 33 24 2 7 48 11 6 38 85 9 3 12 .290 .355 .392 .747
Career  (View All)     628 2,228 1,980 276 579 143 105 12 26 195 43 24 152 348 37 12 47 .292 .355 .397 .752

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Jon Jay Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 26 @ChC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .291 .348 .372 .720
Jul. 25 @ChC 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .350 .374 .724
Jul. 23 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .347 .368 .715
Jul. 22 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .351 .373 .724
Jul. 20 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .350 .374 .724
Jul. 19 LAD 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295 .352 .376 .728
Jul. 18 LAD 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .291 .349 .374 .723
Jul. 13 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .343 .366 .709
Jul. 12 @Mil 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .348 .372 .720
Jul. 11 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .343 .367 .710
Jul. 10 Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .345 .369 .714
Jul. 9 Pit Did not play.
Jul. 8 Pit 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .349 .374 .723
Jul. 7 Pit 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .290 .351 .377 .728
Jul. 6 Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .347 .376 .723
Jul. 5 Mia 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .289 .348 .377 .725
Jul. 4 Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .345 .373 .718
Jul. 3 @SF 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .350 .379 .729
Jul. 2 @SF Did not play.
Jul. 1 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .349 .373 .722
Jun. 29 @LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .356 .381 .737
Jun. 28 @LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .359 .385 .744
Jun. 27 @LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .360 .386 .746
Jun. 26 @LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .362 .389 .751
Jun. 25 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .362 .390 .752
Jun. 24 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .364 .392 .756
Jun. 23 @Col 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .366 .394 .760
Jun. 22 Phi 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .368 .401 .769
Jun. 21 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 20 Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .304 .366 .399 .765
Last 7 Days 20 1 7 2 0 0 2 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 .350 .409 .450 .859
Last 14 Days 42 3 13 2 0 0 3 1 7 3 0 2 0 0 .310 .356 .357 .713
Last 30 Days 82 7 22 4 0 0 5 2 15 4 0 4 0 0 .268 .318 .317 .635

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Jon Jay: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 76 14 58 18
2013 152 152
2012 116 116
2011 140 19 75 56
2010 88 9 27 61

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Jon Jay Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144850112.396.521.917
2013118152143.220.314.620
2012128120114.281.336.697

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014186221113.269.339.680
2013430605537.291.386.749
20123155842915.314.425.804

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014110130114.273.373.725
2013262392285.286.374.732
20122244432613.384.496.948

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014124141111.315.379.730
2013286365395.266.367.711
2012219261146.224.301.590
Jon Jay Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 22 R GCL 2 2 0% 50% 0.00 50% 1.000 .000
2007 22 A PAL 131 126 3.8% 19.1% 0.20 80% .343 .111
2007 22 AA SPR 117 102 9.4% 16.2% 0.58 81% .272 .138
2008 23 AA SPR 427 372 9.1% 10.8% 0.85 88% .327 .151
2008 23 AAA MEM 64 58 9.4% 15.6% 0.60 83% .404 .155
2009 24 AAA MEM 564 505 6% 11.3% 0.53 87% .306 .113
2010 25 AAA MEM 191 165 8.9% 11.5% 0.77 87% .353 .170
2010 25 MAJ STL 323 287 7.4% 15.5% 0.48 83% .352 .122
2011 26 MAJ STL 503 455 5.6% 16.1% 0.35 82% .343 .127
2012 27 AAA MEM 8 7 12.5% 0% 0.00 100% .333 .714
2012 27 MAJ STL 502 443 6.8% 14.1% 0.48 84% .356 .095
2013 28 MAJ STL 628 548 8.3% 16.4% 0.50 81% .329 .094
2014 29 MAJ STL 272 247 5.1% 15.8% 0.33 83% .350 .081
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3-Year Averages     544 482 7% 15.6% 0.45 82% .341 .102
Career     2,228 1,980 6.8% 15.6% 0.44 82% .344 .105

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2014 Stat Review for Jon Jay    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.291 AVG
GOOD
83% Contact Rate
GOOD
.350 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.372 SLG
WEAK
.081 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.33 BB/K
WEAK
5.1% BB Rate
POOR
15.8% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.720 OPS
WEAK
.348 OBP
GOOD

St. Louis Cardinals Roster

Jon Jay: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jay is out of the lineup Wednesday at San Francisco, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Jay is not in the lineup Sunday against the Dodgers, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Jay is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rockies, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Jay is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rockies, according to FOX Sports Midwest.

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Jay is not in the Cardinals' lineup against the Phillies on Saturday, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Jay is not in the Cardinals' lineup Saturday against the Blue Jays, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Jay is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Royals, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Jay is not in the lineup Monday against the Royals, FOX Sports Wisconsin reports.

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Jay played in his 14th consecutive game for the Cardinals on Sunday, getting the start in eight of those games.

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Jay is starting in center field and batting seventh for the Cardinals on Saturday, FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After hitting .305 in 2012, Jay is now a lifetime .300 hitter in the big leagues. While only 30 of his 135 hits were for extra bases, Jay helped his owners with a career-high 19 stolen bases and drew enough walks to finish with a .373 OBP. Still, it's tough to hit .300 as a singles hitter and a lifetime 86:202 BB:K ratio, so expect a mild correction in 2013, especially if that .356 BABIP from last year comes down to more normal levels.

2012

After hitting .300 due to a bloated BABIP in 2010, Jay was expected to be nothing more than a platoon outfielder and spot starter last year. Instead he played 159 games - including 107 starts - in the outfield as the Cardinals battled injuries all season. As we said last year, Jay will hit for a can't-hurt-you batting average, but doesn't possess enough power or speed to warrant a double-digit bid in most NL-only leagues, and his career-worst 28:81 BB:K ratio indicates that he could struggle if gets extended playing time again this year.

2011

Jay finally made the majors in 2010 and managed to hit .300, but his .352 BABIP might have something to do with it, because the rest of his numbers were nothing to write home about. He has decent speed and should have a can't-hurt-you batting average most years, but there's not a lot to like from a fantasy perspective. He'll be the fourth or fifth outfielder for the Cards with Lance Berkman signed to join Colby Rasmus and Matt Holliday in the St. Louis outfield.

2010

Jay is already 25, so his good-but-not-great year with Triple-A Memphis has to be considered a disappointment. He's got good speed and a little bit of pop, but his ceiling in 2010 is probably as a fifth outfielder in St. Louis.

2009

The 23-year-old Jay got back on track in 2008, hitting .312/.382/.463 in 430 at-bats. Considering his disappointing and injury-filled 2007 campaign, Cardinals officials were happy to see him bounce back. A strong defensive center fielder, Jay is blocked on the organizational chart by Colby Rasmus. He'll spend at least one more year in the minors.