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Jon Jay
Birthdate: 3/15/1985 (32 y, 12 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 5-11/200     Position: OF
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 30, Overall: 74, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $8M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Jay, who is expected to platoon with Albert Almora in center field to begin the season, may be positioned as the team's No. 9 hitter. (3/4/2017)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: In his first season with the Padres, Jay's isolated power soared to new heights. Unfortunately, for most players, Jay's heights would represent a career-low. His 29 extra-base hits over 373 plate appearances amounted to a microscopic .098 ISO accompanied by just 49 runs and 26 RBI. Now, 2016 wasn't all bad. He hit .291 and saw improvements across the board in his batted ball profile. Jay hit more line drives and fly balls than he did in 2015 while posting the highest hard-hit rate of his career. However, despite those gains, Jay remains an extreme ground ball hitter, posting the league's eighth-highest ground-ball-to-fly-ball ratio among hitters with at least 350 plate appearances. Jay has also stopped running. For the second consecutive year, Jay attempted just two steals despite the organization's aggressiveness on the base paths. He also walked at the lowest rate of his career and struck out at the highest, further limiting stolen base opportunities. Jay's newfound aggressiveness both in and outside of the zone have resulted in lower contact rates as well, despite the improved quality of his batted-balls profile. Nothin' to see here, folks. (Rylan Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Given the utter lack of speed, playing time, and upside, there's no need to consider Jay in anything other than deep NL West-Only leagues, where he makes a fine late-round sleeper.

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DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Total- - -- - -- - -- - -502135224470401976.8 %14.1 %.095.355.305.373.400.341115
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2012-10-02STLCIN1CF4210010000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.535246
2012-09-30STLWSN1CF52100310020.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.600.750.566267
2012-09-28STLWSN1CF5210020000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.428174
2012-09-25STL@HOU1CF5200012100.0 %0.0 %.000.400.400.400.400.353123
2012-09-20STLHOU1CF51000001120.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31597
2012-09-15STL@LAD1CF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22134
2012-09-14STL@LAD1CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-09-13STL@LAD1CF50000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-22
2012-09-09STLMIL1CF5300010000.0 %0.0 %.000.600.600.600.600.530243
2012-09-05STLNYM1CF4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.442183
2012-09-04STLNYM1CF5200001000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.498221
2012-09-03STLNYM1CF4101020000.0 %0.0 %1.000.500.500.6671.500.772405
2012-08-31STL@WSN1CF42000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.750.667.614299
2012-08-27STL@PIT1CF5101000010.0 %0.0 %.400.200.200.200.600.319100
2012-08-25STL@CIN1CF4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.442183
2012-08-23STLHOU1CF5210030000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.535246
2012-08-22STLHOU1CF4200011100.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.442183
2012-08-18STLPIT9CF1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.722372
2012-08-11STL@PHI1CF5100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.321102
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2012-08-09STLSFG1CF42100102025.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.7501.000.708362
2012-08-08STLSFG1CF4200000010.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.442183
2012-08-07STLSFG7CF4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.442183
2012-08-06STLSFG7CF4400012000.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.884481
2012-08-05STLMIL7CF40000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1732
2012-08-04STLMIL7CF41001110025.0 %0.0 %1.000.000.333.5001.333.687348
2012-08-02STL@COL2CF4201011100.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.5001.000.619303
2012-08-01STL@COL7CF50000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1732
2012-07-31STL@COL7CF5100001100.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1774
2012-07-29STL@CHC9CF1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-07-28STL@CHC2CF50000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-22
2012-07-27STL@CHC2CF50000101020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.400.000.28276
2012-07-24STLLAD9PH-CF1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-07-22STLCHC6CF4410012000.0 %0.0 %.2501.0001.0001.0001.250.977544
2012-07-21STLCHC8CF51100120020.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.400.500.390148
2012-07-20STLCHC2PR-CF0000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2012-07-17STL@MIL3CF3110001000.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.333.667.419168
2012-07-16STL@MIL8CF0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2012-07-15STL@CIN2CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2012-07-07STLMIA2CF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22134
2012-07-06STLMIA2CF5110000000.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.500.667.495219
2012-07-04STLCOL2CF40000110025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.353123
2012-07-01STLPIT2CF0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2012-06-30STLPIT2CF4110021200.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.250.500.31497
2012-06-24STL@KCR2PR-CF0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2012-05-14STLCHC2CF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22134
2012-05-13STLATL2CF50000001020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-22
2012-05-08STL@ARI1CF4101020000.0 %0.0 %.667.333.333.5001.000.579275
2012-05-07STL@ARI7CF5100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1774
2012-05-05STL@HOU2CF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22134
2012-05-02STLPIT2CF5300030000.0 %0.0 %.000.750.750.800.750.674340
2012-05-01STLPIT2CF5200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.442183
2012-04-29STLMIL2CF51000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.394150
2012-04-28STLMIL2CF4300001100.0 %0.0 %.000.750.750.750.750.663332
2012-04-27STLMIL2CF5300013000.0 %0.0 %.000.600.600.600.600.530243
2012-04-21STL@PIT6PR0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2012-04-19STLCIN2CF3100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29584
2012-04-17STLCIN7CF51000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.22134
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2012-04-14STLCHC2CF4100111100.0 %0.0 %.750.000.250.2501.000.515232
2012-04-11STL@CIN2CF41001120025.0 %0.0 %1.000.000.333.5001.333.687348
2012-04-09STL@CIN7CF42100000025.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.7501.000.708362
2012-04-07STL@MIL7CF3200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.667.667.589282
2012-04-06STL@MIL7CF5100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1774
2012-04-04STL@MIA7CF4100000010.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22134
2012-08-19STLPIT1CF9300000000.0 %11.1 %.000.375.333.333.333.29584
2012-09-21STL@CHC1CF6210010000.0 %16.7 %.167.400.333.333.500.357126
2012-09-07STLMIL1CF6300010100.0 %16.7 %.000.600.500.500.500.442183
2012-08-12STL@PHI1CF63100320016.7 %16.7 %.200.750.600.667.800.619303
2012-09-29STLWSN1CF5200002000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.500.400.500.353123
2012-09-24STL@HOU1CF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-09-23STL@CHC1CF5000010000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.144-17
2012-09-11STL@SDP1CF5100011100.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1774
2012-09-08STLMIL1CF5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1774
2012-09-01STL@WSN1CF5300020010.0 %20.0 %.0001.000.750.800.750.674340
2012-08-26STL@CIN1CF5100011000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1774
2012-08-24STL@CIN1CF5100000100.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1774
2012-08-21STLHOU1CF5310011000.0 %20.0 %.200.750.600.600.800.605293
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2012-08-14STLARI1CF52001120020.0 %20.0 %.750.500.500.6001.250.735381
2012-07-03STLCOL2CF52000100020.0 %20.0 %.000.667.500.600.500.492217
2012-07-02STLCOL2CF51100201040.0 %20.0 %.333.500.333.600.667.528241
2012-06-26STL@MIA2CF5200000000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.353123
2012-06-23STL@KCR2CF5200011000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.353123
2012-05-06STL@HOU7CF5100010000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1774
2012-05-04STL@HOU2CF5200010000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.353123
2012-05-03STLPIT2CF50000100040.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.500.000.345118
2012-04-10STL@CIN1CF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-10-01STLCIN1CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-09-26STL@HOU1CF4110000000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.31497
2012-09-19STLHOU1CF4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22134
2012-09-18STLHOU1CF4210002020.0 %25.0 %.3331.000.667.7501.000.716368
2012-09-12STL@SDP1CF4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22134
2012-08-29STL@PIT1CF40000000075.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.750.000.518234
2012-08-28STL@PIT1CF4110000000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.31497
2012-08-17STLPIT1CF40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1732
2012-08-16STLARI1CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1807
2012-08-15STLARI1CF40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1732
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2012-08-10STL@PHI1CF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22134
2012-07-26STLLAD8CF41000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.29584
2012-07-23STLLAD2CF4210020000.0 %25.0 %.250.667.500.500.750.535246
2012-07-08STLMIA2CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-07-05STLCOL2CF41000110025.0 %25.0 %.0001.000.500.667.500.525239
2012-06-29STLPIT2CF4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22134
2012-06-27STL@MIA2CF40000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1732
2012-04-18STLCIN7CF4200010100.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.442183
2012-09-22STL@CHC1CF6110001000.0 %33.3 %.167.250.167.167.333.21026
2012-06-25STL@MIA2CF3000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-06-22STL@KCR2CF6100020000.0 %33.3 %.000.333.200.333.200.26866
2012-05-11STLATL2CF6200010000.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.29584
2012-09-02STL@WSN1CF5000000000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.144-17
2012-07-25STLLAD2CF50000000020.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-22
2012-07-13STL@CIN2CF51000000020.0 %40.0 %.000.500.250.400.250.31597
2012-04-13STLCHC2CF5310011000.0 %40.0 %.2001.000.600.600.800.605293
2012-09-16STL@LAD1CF6110011000.0 %50.0 %.167.333.167.167.333.21026
2012-08-30STL@WSN1CF4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-05-12STLATL7CF4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-09-10STL@SDP1CF5000000000.0 %60.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-07-14STL@CIN2CF5000000000.0 %60.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2012-07-18STL@MIL2CF4000000000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100