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Utilizing Jedd Gyorko’s versatility

Utilizing Jedd Gyorko’s versatility

While his bat rightly gets most of the attention, the infielder’s ability to play multiple positions could make Jedd Gyorko an even more valuable player. When the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Jedd Gyorko from the San Diego Padres in December 2015, it didn't seem like a franchise-altering acquisition. It seemed partially like the Cardinals were just trying to unload Jon Jay, due to make $6.2 million in 2016 after an abysmal 2015 in which Jay had a 57 wRC+ (to date, the only season in which the outfielder has been a below-average MLB hitter by the metric) and was displaced by Randal Grichuk...
Chicago Tribune May 16, 2017

Cubs' Joe Maddon on Ian Happ, Jason Heyward and Jon Jay

Cubs manager Joe Maddon on Ian Happ, Jason Heyward and Jon Jay. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Cubbies Crib May 15, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora should be this team’s starting centerfielder

The Chicago Cubs brought in Jon Jay to help ease Albert Almora into a larger big-league role. It’s already time to hand the reins over to the young promising talent. Losing Dexter Fowler to free agency created a hole in center field, where Fowler roamed for two seasons. Many thought that Albert Almora Jr, the Chicago Cubs’ homegrown […] Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora should be this team’s starting centerfielder - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB Trade Rumors May 13, 2017

Cubs Could Promote Ian Happ

The Cubs could promote top prospect Ian Happ as a short-term replacement today as a result of injuries to Addison Russell, Jon Jay and Kris Bryant, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com’s tweets. Russell is currently listed as day-to-day with shoulder soreness. Jay left yesterday’s game due to back spasms, and Bryant sat out yesterday due to…
Cubs Insider May 10, 2017

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Jay Leads Off, Schwarber Batting Third, Candelario at First, Rizzo Sits

Joe Maddon has constructed one heck of an interesting lineup today, assuming the game even gets played with thunderstorms in the forecast for the Denver area. Jon Jay, who currently leads all of the regulars with a .432 on-base-percentage, is slotted into the top spot in the order. Kyle Schwarber has been moved below Kris … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup: Jay Leads Off, Schwarber Batting Third, Candelario at First, Rizzo Sits appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Outside Pitch Apr 28, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Outfielder Jon Jay taking advantage of playing time

When Dexter Fowler left the Chicago Cubs to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, there were question marks about who would take over in centerfield. Albert Almora was tabbed as the starter in center by manager Joe Maddon, but he isn’t the only one who’s capable of playing out there. After signing with the Cubs […] The post Chicago Cubs: Outfielder Jon Jay taking advantage of playing time appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.

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