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Tampa Bay Times Mar 14, 2015

Jaso gets experience in outfield for Rays

Fly guy Converted C/DH John Jaso was quite pleased to catch his first fly ball Saturday during his second pro appearance in the outfield, snaring a line shot by Baltimore's Delmon Young. "It was just like shagging fly balls really," Jaso said. "But Delmon did crush that one kind of. It felt like it got on me quick. It …
Tampa Bay Times Mar 14, 2015

Rays' John Jaso takes long path back from concussions

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DRaysBay Mar 11, 2015

Is John Jaso the new Rays lead-off hitter?

In today's Tank: John Jaso, Defying projections, Cliff Lee, Scouting Power, fantasy baseball and Yu Darvish. Six games into Spring Training, the Tampa Bay Rays are currently at the last place of the American League standings with a 1-5 record. Does it mean anything? Surely, not. However, early Spring Training is more useful to get a first grasp at a player form and health, among other things like finally getting to watch live baseball again. Thus, you might be interested into looking at John Jaso with a little more attention in the coming days, as he may be the Rays leadoff batter in 2015....
Tampa Bay Times Mar 10, 2015

John Jaso may get shot at leading off for Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE — Batting leadoff and playing leftfield for your Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday was … John Jaso.
DRaysBay Mar 6, 2015

John Jaso surprises with talent in outfield

John Jaso returned to the Rays with his catching days mostly behind him. His defense already did not inspire confidence behind the plate for many watching the Athletics, but then there were the concussions. When the Rays acquired Jaso, I asked Athletics Nation writer Alex Hall for his take on his situation, and he called it, "such an obviously precarious situation." Already it seemed there was very little chance Jaso was using a catcher's mitt for more than emergency duty again, and Matt Silverman confirmed that by referring to Jaso as a "third catcher" for the roster, taking on the...
Tampa Bay Times Mar 3, 2015

Rays' John Jaso looks good in outfield drills

PORT CHARLOTTE — Rays officials didn't know what to expect when they raised the idea of putting DH John Jaso, who has spent most of his career as a catcher, in the outfield. And, to be honest, neither did Jaso.
Rays Index Mar 3, 2015

John Jaso explains why moving to the outfield is not nearly as easy as it sounds

John Jaso is back with the Rays but this is not the same John Jaso who came up through the Rays’ system and spent parts of three seasons with the Rays. This Jaso is no longer a catcher and instead will be used mainly as a DH. However, he could […]

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