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Jon Jay
Birthdate: 3/15/1985 (32 y, 15 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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DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-10-02STLCIN1CF211010031215
2012-10-01STLCIN1CF111000051015
2012-09-30STLWSN1CF1120000111122
2012-09-29STLWSN1CF310000031215
2012-09-28STLWSN1CF311000031316
2012-09-26STL@HOU1CF201000061016
2012-09-25STL@HOU1CF41000004913
2012-09-24STL@HOU1CF120001131013
2012-09-23STL@CHC1CF120000041014
2012-09-22STL@CHC1CF211000071623
2012-09-21STL@CHC1CF2210000142337
2012-09-20STLHOU1CF121000091120
2012-09-19STLHOU1CF201000061420
2012-09-18STLHOU1CF10100005712
2012-09-16STL@LAD1CF102000081826
2012-09-15STL@LAD1CF21100003811
2012-09-14STL@LAD1CF400000041216
2012-09-13STL@LAD1CF30000108917
2012-09-12STL@SDP1CF300000041216
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2012-09-11STL@SDP1CF211010041519
2012-09-10STL@SDP1CF200000081523
2012-09-09STLMIL1CF203000091524
2012-09-08STLMIL1CF400010091625
2012-09-07STLMIL1CF0050000101727
2012-09-05STLNYM1CF211000021012
2012-09-04STLNYM1CF400010051015
2012-09-03STLNYM1CF110001051419
2012-09-02STL@WSN1CF10100008917
2012-09-01STL@WSN1CF201000081220
2012-08-31STL@WSN1CF30000008816
2012-08-30STL@WSN1CF110010071118
2012-08-29STL@PIT1CF0000000121527
2012-08-28STL@PIT1CF1200000101424
2012-08-27STL@PIT1CF230010021113
2012-08-26STL@CIN1CF301000041317
2012-08-25STL@CIN1CF2020100279
2012-08-24STL@CIN1CF400000071421
2012-08-23STLHOU1CF013001171320
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2012-08-22STLHOU1CF30100004812
2012-08-21STLHOU1CF301000041216
2012-08-19STLPIT1CF512000092736
2012-08-18STLPIT9CF0000000112
2012-08-17STLPIT1CF101000091524
2012-08-16STLARI1CF200000061016
2012-08-15STLARI1CF20000007916
2012-08-14STLARI1CF120000081018
2012-08-12STL@PHI1CF220000091625
2012-08-11STL@PHI1CF310010041014
2012-08-10STL@PHI1CF201000051318
2012-08-09STLSFG1CF102000081119
2012-08-08STLSFG1CF211000051520
2012-08-07STLSFG7CF30000115914
2012-08-06STLSFG7CF202000051318
2012-08-05STLMIL7CF30000004711
2012-08-04STLMIL7CF21000007815
2012-08-02STL@COL2CF2100010257
2012-08-01STL@COL7CF210001061016
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-07-31STL@COL7CF211001041317
2012-07-29STL@CHC9CF1000000123
2012-07-28STL@CHC2CF2100010101323
2012-07-27STL@CHC2CF210000010919
2012-07-26STLLAD8CF10100007714
2012-07-25STLLAD2CF2000000101222
2012-07-24STLLAD9PH-CF0010000011
2012-07-23STLLAD2CF30001006814
2012-07-22STLCHC6CF103010051217
2012-07-21STLCHC8CF20100106511
2012-07-20STLCHC2PR-CF0000000000
2012-07-18STL@MIL2CF100000071320
2012-07-17STL@MIL3CF30000005914
2012-07-16STL@MIL8CF0000000000
2012-07-15STL@CIN2CF121000021012
2012-07-14STL@CIN2CF110000011213
2012-07-13STL@CIN2CF2000100151732
2012-07-08STLMIA2CF210000061016
2012-07-07STLMIA2CF211000071118
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-07-06STLMIA2CF201001061319
2012-07-05STLCOL2CF100001081119
2012-07-04STLCOL2CF0110000111021
2012-07-03STLCOL2CF300000081119
2012-07-02STLCOL2CF1100000161329
2012-07-01STLPIT2CF0000000000
2012-06-30STLPIT2CF400000061117
2012-06-29STLPIT2CF300000061016
2012-06-27STL@MIA2CF110000081321
2012-06-26STL@MIA2CF10200112911
2012-06-25STL@MIA2CF10000103710
2012-06-24STL@KCR2PR-CF0000000000
2012-06-23STL@KCR2CF400000081018
2012-06-22STL@KCR2CF210000091524
2012-05-14STLCHC2CF2100011279
2012-05-13STLATL2CF22010009716
2012-05-12STLATL7CF110000061319
2012-05-11STLATL2CF310000081523
2012-05-08STL@ARI1CF02100003811
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-05-07STL@ARI7CF203000091726
2012-05-06STL@HOU7CF310010071421
2012-05-05STL@HOU2CF202010041014
2012-05-04STL@HOU2CF301020061218
2012-05-03STLPIT2CF1000010121325
2012-05-02STLPIT2CF400010091221
2012-05-01STLPIT2CF102002161016
2012-04-29STLMIL2CF201001061016
2012-04-28STLMIL2CF3100100279
2012-04-27STLMIL2CF13100005813
2012-04-21STL@PIT6PR0000000000
2012-04-19STLCIN2CF2010000055
2012-04-18STLCIN7CF021000051217
2012-04-17STLCIN7CF2020000131023
2012-04-14STLCHC2CF31000004812
2012-04-13STLCHC2CF201000091221
2012-04-11STL@CIN2CF02100009918
2012-04-10STL@CIN1CF211000061420
2012-04-09STL@CIN7CF11100006410
2012-04-07STL@MIL7CF20101003710
2012-04-06STL@MIL7CF221000071320
2012-04-04STL@MIA7CF11200003912