Jon Jay

St. Louis Cardinals #19 - Center Field

  • Born: 03/15/85
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 200
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
2014 Cardinals 14 33 3 10 2 1 1 7 2 5 1 1 .303 .361 .515

Explaining Billy Hamilton in just four simple GIFs

Hamilton's speed is ridiculous enough that it warrants explanation and examples.

On Major League service & free-agency eligibility

One year of Major League service does not equal a calendar year.

Cards' trigger too quick on demoting Taveras

The Cardinals might have pulled the trigger early in optioning top prospect Oscar Taveras to minor-league camp.

*Revisiting the Westbrook-Ludwick trade

Analyzing the short-term and long-term effects of the 2010 trade.

*2014 VEB Projections Results: Jon Jay

Hey, VEB isn't the most optimistic projection! Indeed, Steamer (who, again, is the most optimistic of the projections), comes in with a .745 OPS and .329 wOBA projection while the VEB collective...

The Cards' Framing of CF as a Competition is Smart

Even if the Cardinals are leaning toward Peter Bourjos as the club's primary center fielder, framing spring training as an open competition for the position is a wise decision.

Can Jay BABIP His Way to Starting Center Fielder?

2013 was a down year for Jon Jay's BABIP even though he posted the best peripherals of his career.

2014 VEB Community Projections: Jon Jay

It's actually surprising to me how not-terrible Jon Jay was last year. Sure, his BABIP regressed like a lot of people expected, but he didn't lose power and he even improved his walk rate from...

VEB Community Projections 2014: Matt Adams

This is the third in an ongoing series of posts in which we are asking the VEB community for their projections of how Cardinals players will perform in 2014. Please submit the stats you think Adams will bat for this coming season.

Jon Jay and defensive expectations for 2014

Jon Jay's game in the field took a noticeable step back in 2013. To determine whether it is reasonable to expect a return to prior form in 2014, I took a look at centerfielders over the past ten years and their performance after a down year.

Getting to Know the 'Other 15' on the Cards Roster

Twenty-five players will break camp on the St. Louis big-league roster. The "Other 15" players on the 40-man are big-leaguers in waiting. Viva El Birdos is going to help you get to know these players now so you'll be familiar with them if they get a

Cardinals avoid arbitration with Jay, Bourjos

Cardinals avoid arbitration hearings with Jon Jay and Peter Bourjos. Jay will receive $3.25 million in 2014. Bourjos is set to receive $1.2 million in 2014 with $150,000 in incentives.

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