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Padres Public Jun 22, 2016

It’s a Shame About Jay

There was a time, not too long ago, when Jon Jay looked like the prototypical Padres pickup. He was hitting an empty .260something with center field defense that made you long for the days of Wil Myers. He was a 31-year-old outfielder coming off a miserable year, someone who didn’t have a future on the Padres yet was simultaneously blocking other players—think Jabari Blash or Travis Jankowski—from getting their everyday shot. Internet scribes were calling for his benching (at least against lefties). Then, as it almost always does, things changed. Jay’s empty .260 batting average...
Gaslamp Ball Jun 20, 2016

Padres injury news: Trade-bait Jon Jay's x-rays come back negative, which is positive

It was a bit worrisome for Padres fans when they saw Travis Jankowski trotting out to Jon Jay's spot in center field for the top of the sixth inning yesterday, just a little over an inning after Jay was plunked just above his right wrist by a fastball from Washington starter Gio Gonzalez. However, as reported by Carlos Collazo of MLB.com, the extent of the damage was bruising, and manager Andy Green does not expect Jay to join the multitude of teammates who are on the disabled list. What remains to be seen is whether the injury will affect Jay's performance and, in turn, his trade...

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