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Jon Jay
Birthdate: 3/15/1985 (32 y, 13 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- - -- - -- - -- - -628151272775671058.3 %16.4 %.095.325.276.351.370.319103
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-09-21STL@MIL6CF4100000100.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22235
2013-09-19STL@COL2CF72000201014.3 %0.0 %.000.333.333.429.333.352126
2013-09-17STL@COL2CF63100101016.7 %16.7 %.200.750.600.667.800.623314
2013-09-11STLMIL2CF40000101025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-09-06STLPIT2CF5310033110.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.8001.000.754406
2013-08-27STLCIN7CF41000101025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-08-13STLPIT6CF7410011100.0 %14.3 %.167.800.667.667.833.656337
2013-07-04STL@LAA9CF41000001025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-05-27STL@KCR7CF50000001020.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-23
2013-04-27STLPIT6CF3110010100.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.6671.000.664343
2013-09-29STLCHC2CF42000110125.0 %25.0 %.0001.000.667.750.667.616310
2013-09-28STLCHC2CF3100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29687
2013-09-27STLCHC7CF4210001000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.540257
2013-09-25STLWSN6CF3200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.667.667.592293
2013-09-24STLWSN7CF3100000010.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29687
2013-09-23STLWSN2CF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22235
2013-09-22STL@MIL2CF5200000000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.355128
2013-09-20STL@MIL6CF51000000020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.316101
2013-09-18STL@COL2CF5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1784
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-09-16STL@COL2CF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22235
2013-09-15STLSEA2CF5200001000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.500229
2013-09-13STLSEA2CF50000010020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-23
2013-09-12STLMIL2CF41000100125.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.750.500.575281
2013-09-10STLMIL2CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-09-08STLPIT2CF52100210020.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.600.750.570277
2013-09-07STLPIT3PR-CF0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2013-09-05STL@CIN8PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-09-04STL@CIN6CF7000000000.0 %42.9 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-09-03STL@CIN6CF3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.333.000.24148
2013-09-02STL@CIN2CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-09-01STL@PIT7CF4100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.333.250.333.22235
2013-08-31STL@PIT6CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-08-28STLCIN2CF4100000000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22235
2013-08-26STLCIN2CF41000110025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-08-25STLATL7PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-08-24STLATL6CF40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-08-23STLATL6CF3210001000.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.6671.000.720382
2013-08-21STL@MIL3CF0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-08-20STL@MIL1CF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.144-19
2013-08-19STL@MIL6CF51001120020.0 %0.0 %.750.000.250.4001.000.558269
2013-08-18STL@CHC6CF42101240025.0 %0.0 %1.333.500.667.7502.0001.016588
2013-08-17STL@CHC7CF41100100025.0 %25.0 %.333.500.333.500.667.490222
2013-08-16STL@CHC2CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-08-15STLPIT2CF6200011000.0 %16.7 %.000.400.333.333.333.29687
2013-08-14STLPIT6CF3100000000.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.29687
2013-08-11STLCHC6CF4100002000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.333.250.333.22235
2013-08-10STLCHC6CF4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-08-09STLCHC7CF4320000000.0 %0.0 %.500.750.750.7501.250.857478
2013-08-08STLLAD6CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-08-07STLLAD2CF5300010000.0 %20.0 %.000.750.600.600.600.533252
2013-08-06STLLAD6CF41100100025.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.500.667.490222
2013-08-05STLLAD6CF4100000000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22235
2013-08-04STL@CIN2CF63100020016.7 %0.0 %.200.600.600.667.800.623314
2013-08-03STL@CIN1CF40000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-08-02STL@CIN6CF5210003000.0 %40.0 %.200.667.400.400.600.432181
2013-08-01STL@PIT6CF5200032000.0 %20.0 %.000.667.500.600.500.500229
2013-07-31STL@PIT1CF5200000000.0 %40.0 %.000.667.400.400.400.355128
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-07-30STL@PIT2CF41000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-07-30STL@PIT2CF51000000020.0 %60.0 %.0001.000.250.400.250.316101
2013-07-29STL@PIT2CF0000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2013-07-28STL@ATL7CF3100000000.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.29687
2013-07-27STL@ATL7CF3110000000.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.333.667.424176
2013-07-26STL@ATL2PH1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-07-25STLPHI2CF4101011000.0 %0.0 %.500.250.250.250.750.404162
2013-07-24STLPHI3CF1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-07-23STLPHI2CF5210000000.0 %40.0 %.200.667.400.400.600.432181
2013-07-21STLSDP6CF1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-07-20STLSDP2CF41000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-07-19STLSDP2CF5000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-07-14STL@CHC8CF51000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.600.333.460201
2013-07-13STL@CHC7CF5410011000.0 %0.0 %.200.800.800.8001.000.787429
2013-07-12STL@CHC2CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-07-11STL@CHC7CF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22235
2013-07-10STLHOU2CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-07-09STLHOU8CF41000110025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.394155
2013-07-07STLMIA6CF41100000025.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.500.667.424176
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-07-06STLMIA8CF41000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-07-05STLMIA2CF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22235
2013-07-03STL@LAA2CF6200113000.0 %16.7 %.500.250.333.333.833.498228
2013-07-02STL@LAA7CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1806
2013-06-30STL@OAK7PH-CF1000000000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-29STL@OAK8CF4110000000.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.333.667.424176
2013-06-28STL@OAK8CF3000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-26STL@HOU7PH1100000000.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.888499
2013-06-25STL@HOU8CF50000110020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-23
2013-06-23STLTEX7CF4200000000.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.444190
2013-06-22STLTEX9PH-CF1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-21STLTEX7CF40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-06-20STLCHC7CF4200010000.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.444190
2013-06-19STLCHC6CF4000010000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1806
2013-06-18STLCHC7CF3100000000.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.29687
2013-06-17STLCHC7CF3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-16STL@MIA2CF4100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22235
2013-06-15STL@MIA1CF61000100016.7 %16.7 %.000.250.200.333.200.26364
2013-06-14STL@MIA7CF41100010025.0 %25.0 %.333.500.333.500.667.490222
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-06-13STL@NYM6CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-12STL@NYM7CF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22235
2013-06-11STL@NYM7CF50000110020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-23
2013-06-09STL@CIN8CF53000200040.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.888499
2013-06-08STL@CIN7CF3100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29687
2013-06-07STL@CIN7CF5210012000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.432181
2013-06-06STLARI8CF51000110020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.316101
2013-06-05STLARI9CF2100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.444190
2013-06-04STLARI7CF40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-06-03STLARI7CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-02STLSFG7CF3100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29687
2013-06-01STLSFG1CF4000011000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-06-01STLSFG2CF4100011000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22235
2013-05-30STLKCR7CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-05-29STLKCR7CF40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.000-100
2013-05-28STL@KCR7CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-05-26STL@LAD2CF4000000000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-05-25STL@LAD7CF41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.29687
2013-05-24STL@LAD6CF4100020000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22235
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-05-22STL@SDP6CF50000000020.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-23
2013-05-21STL@SDP6CF41000200025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.29687
2013-05-20STL@SDP6CF4200000000.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.444190
2013-05-19STLMIL6CF4210011000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.540257
2013-05-18STLMIL2CF51000010020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.316101
2013-05-17STLMIL6CF4100001000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22235
2013-05-16STLNYM9PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-05-15STLNYM5CF4110011000.0 %50.0 %.250.500.250.250.500.318102
2013-05-14STLNYM6CF52001210020.0 %0.0 %.750.333.500.6001.250.736393
2013-05-13STLNYM6CF40000010025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-05-12STLCOL7CF3110000000.0 %33.3 %.333.500.333.333.667.424176
2013-05-11STLCOL2CF5200010000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.355128
2013-05-10STLCOL6CF4100011000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.333.250.333.22235
2013-05-08STL@CHC6CF4100002000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.333.250.333.22235
2013-05-07STL@CHC7CF42000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.750.667.616310
2013-05-05STL@MIL1CF6200020000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.667.500.537254
2013-05-04STL@MIL7CF42001140025.0 %25.0 %1.0001.000.667.7501.667.920521
2013-05-03STL@MIL7CF42100020025.0 %25.0 %.3331.000.667.7501.000.720382
2013-05-02STL@MIL7CF4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.444190
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2013-05-01STLCIN1CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-30STLCIN1CF40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1731
2013-04-29STLCIN1CF50000000040.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.600.000.420173
2013-04-28STLPIT2CF100000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.690361
2013-04-26STLPIT7CF4210010010.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.540257
2013-04-24STL@WSN9PH-CF2100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.444190
2013-04-22STL@WSN7CF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-21STL@PHI1CF5000010000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-19STL@PHI2CF3000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-18STL@PHI7CF4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-17STL@PIT1CF4000000000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-15STL@PIT1CF52100320020.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.600.750.570277
2013-04-14STLMIL1CF51000000020.0 %20.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.394155
2013-04-13STLMIL1CF4200011000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.444190
2013-04-12STLMIL1CF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-10STLCIN1CF5100111000.0 %0.0 %.600.000.200.200.800.420173
2013-04-09STLCIN1CF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22235
2013-04-08STLCIN1CF4100010000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22235
2013-04-07STL@SFG1CF62010320016.7 %0.0 %.400.400.400.500.800.532251
2013-04-06STL@SFG1CF5000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2013-04-05STL@SFG1CF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22235
2013-04-03STL@ARI1CF8200010000.0 %12.5 %.000.286.250.250.250.22235
2013-04-02STL@ARI1CF5100122000.0 %40.0 %.750.000.250.4001.000.565274
2013-04-01STL@ARI1CF4100000000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22235