St. Louis Cardinals
2014 Avg.
.289
 
Career Avg.
.292
Name  Jon Jay
Born  3/15/1985
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Number  19
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/24/2014 10:35:00 PM
Description: Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay led the way with three hits Saturday in a win against Cincinnati.
Insight: It's only his third three-hit game of the season. Jay is hitting .292 for the season but it's hard to own him in fantasy while he's stuck in a timeshare with Peter Bourjos (.227, 1 HR, 7 RBI) in center field.
 
5/2/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: St. Louis center fielder Jon Jay is a career 10-for-22 (.455) versus Chicago starter Travis Wood.
Insight: Jay's last start was a three-hit night against Milwaukee and he should continue to produce in this favorable matchup.
 
4/14/2014 10:13:00 AM
Description: St. Louis center fielder Jon Jay is a career 6-for-9 (.667) versus Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza, but may not be ready to take advantage of this favorable matchup.
Insight: Jay has struggled this spring, batting .188 through his first nine games. The career .292 hitter also batted just .188 in spring training.
 
10/24/2013 6:57:00 PM
Description: St. Louis center fielder Jon Jay will make his first World Series start Thursday night against Boston.
Insight: Jay took over in right field Wednesday after Carlos Beltran hurt his rib robbing David Ortiz of a grand slam in the second inning. So far, he's struggled to a .194 batting average in 36 postseason at bats.
 
10/15/2013 10:54:00 AM
Description: Cards outfielder Jon Jay is a career .538 hitter (7-for-13) against Dodgers starter Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Jay has struggled in the postseason batting just .188 in five games with Pittsburgh and .100 in the first three games versus Los Angeles.
 
10/7/2013 11:04:00 AM
Description: Cards outfielder Jon Jay is a career .500 hitter (8-for-16) against Pittsburgh right-hander Charlie Morton.
Insight: Jay is 2-for-10 in the first three games of the series with the Pirates, but has walked twice and scored three times.
 
Cold9/4/2013 12:28:00 PM
Description: Cards center fielder Jon Jay has dismantled Reds starter Bronson Arroyo in 34 at bats.
Insight: Fourteen of those at bats have resulted in hits. Maybe this matchup will help Jay (.266, 7 HR, 59 RBI) break out of the slump that he's been in (two for his last 16).
 
9/2/2013 10:57:00 AM
Description: St. Louis center fielder Jon Jay is hitting over .400 in his career against Reds starter Mat Latos.
Insight: That's convenient because Latos is the pitcher he'll be facing today. Jay (.269, 7 HR, 59 RBI in 132 games) probably isn't owned in many fantasy leagues but if you do have him, now would be the time to start him.
 
Hot8/18/2013 6:54:00 PM
Description: Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay had an RBI double in the first inning and hit a three-run homer in the seventh Sunday against the Cubs.
Insight: Jay also walked and scored two runs. The outfielder is batting .343 in 30 games since the All-Star break. With a .273 average, six homers, 54 RBI, 59 runs and four steals, Jay has been a useful NL-only outfielder but isn't much more than that.
 
Hot8/2/2013 10:14:00 AM
Description: Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay is a career .406 hitter (13-for-32) against Cincinnati right-hander Bronson Arroyo.
Insight: Jay has put together three consecutive two-hit games to bring his average up to .256 and this is a favorable matchup that could help him extend the streak.
 
7/14/2013 9:58:00 AM
Description: Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay had four hits in five at-bats Saturday against the Cubs but is still batting just .249 this season.
Insight: Jay is hitting just .156 with a .479 OPS in 64 at-bats against lefties this season, but he has had success against Sunday's starter Travis Wood. In 17 at-bats against the Cubs lefty, Jay has gone 7-for-17 (.412) with a double and two walks.
 
6/22/2013 5:55:00 PM
Description: The Cardinals will be without center fielder Jon Jay Saturday against Texas.
Insight: It's a convenient day to give Jay (.244, 4 HR, 32 RBI) a rest with lefthander Martin Perez throwing for the Rangers. Jay is only hitting .161 against southpaws this season.
 
4/24/2013 12:04:00 PM
Description: Slumping Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay is getting another day off on Wednesday against the Nationals.
Insight: Jay is 0-for-19 over his last five games and is batting .197 on the year. He was dropped from the leadoff spot in favor of Matt Carpenter in his last game. This doesn't bode well for Jay's fantasy value.
 
4/23/2013 5:06:00 PM
Description: Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay is getting a day off Tuesday against the Nationals.
Insight: Jay is 0-for-19 over his last five games and is batting .197 on the year. He was dropped from the leadoff spot in favor of Matt Carpenter in his last game.
 
4/9/2013 11:08:00 AM
Description: Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay is 10-for-25 (.400) with four extra base hits versus Reds starter Bronson Arroyo.
Insight: Jay is a career .300 hitter, but is batting just .242 this season. He does have seven runs scored as the Cardinals' leadoff hitter. This matchup may get him going in the right direction.
 
10/8/2012 9:28:00 PM
Description: Jon Jay had a productive game Monday against the Nationals. The St. Louis center fielder finished the afternoon 2-for-5 with three RBI.
Insight: Jay also had a stolen base for the Cardinals who have tied the series at one a piece. St. Louis must now travel to Washington for the final three games of the series.
 
10/1/2012 10:08:00 AM
Description: Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay is a career .455 hitter (10-for-22) against Reds starter Bronson Arroyo with a 1.227 OPS
Insight: Jay is hitting a solid .306, but without much power. He's hit just four homers and has a mediocre .775 OPS. His 19 steals make him worth a roster spot as a backup.
 
9/22/2012 9:49:00 AM
Description: It's a small sample size, but Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay has had great success against Cubs starter Travis Wood, going 5-for-9 (.556) with two RBIs against the lefty.
Insight: The lefty-lefty matchup with Wood hasn't bothered Jay, who's hitting .308 with four homers and 18 steals in 107 games this season.
 
Hot8/12/2012 5:55:00 PM
Description: St. Louis center fielder Jon Jay is hitting .474 (18-for-38) with nine runs scored in his last 10 games.
Insight: Jay has followed up a 2-for-24 slump with a nice streak to get his average to .312. He's worth an add if you're in need of a short-term spark, but don't expect him to offer much pop.
 
Cold7/29/2012 1:14:00 PM
Description: St. Louis center fielder Jon Jay is getting the day off Sunday against Chicago.
Insight: Jay (.291, 2 HRs, 17 RBIs) is in the midst of a 1-for-15 (.067) slump at the plate.