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Viva El Birdos Jan 26, 2015

Jon Jay's batting average is vital to his success

Jon Jay continues to plug along, putting together another solid year in 2014 on the strength of a high BABIP. If he is to see success again in 2015, that BABIP needs to stay up. Jon Jay is not usually the type of player who creates intense debate among fans. He was never a top prospect, and never projected to hit for power. Expectations have never been exceedingly high. He has never garnered a high salary, been heavily involved in trade rumors, or made any missteps with the press or fans. He plays an important defensive position reasonably well, and in his worst offensive season he was...
Viva El Birdos Jan 24, 2015

How did Jon Jay's 2014 performance compare to his projections?

The St. Louis Cardinals had a very successful 2013 season, winning 97 games en route to a World Series berth, but everyday center fielder Jon Jay did not have a very good year. Jay batted for a .276 average, posted a .351 on-base percentage, and slugged .370. Jay's .319 wOBA and 103 wRC+, were just a hair above average. Combined with a substandard season defensively, Jay posted 1.8 fWAR in 628 plate appearances over 157 games. The Cardinals targeted center field as a position at which they could upgrade. In November, St. Louis traded their starting third baseman, David Freese, and reliever...
Rotoworld Jan 16, 2015

Jon Jay seeks $5M from Cards in arbitration - Jon Jay (OF) St Louis Cardinals

Jon Jay requested $5 million and was offered $4.1 million from the Cardinals when arbitration figures were exchanged.
KFFL Jan 16, 2015

Cardinals | Jon Jay exchanges arbitration figures

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jon Jay is looking for $5 million in arbitration, while the ...
KFFL Jan 13, 2015

Cardinals | Jon Jay cleared for increased activity

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jon Jay (wrist) spent a few days in St. Louis this ...

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