Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay had his ninth multi-hit game in his last 17 appearances Monday against the Padres. He's batting .414 (24 for 58) with two home runs, four doubles and 15 RBI in that span.
Jay has been thriving since being moved out of the leadoff spot in the lineup. He has hit .215 in 19 games as the leadoff hitter, but he's hitting .250 or better batting second, fifth, sixth, seventh and...
Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay finished 2 for 4 in Sunday's win over Milwaukee.Jay scored a run and knocked in a run as part of the Cardinals' decisive four-run fourth inning. His double was the only extra-base hit of the game for either side. He's now hitting .279/.351/.422 and appears to be over a slow start.
Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay is not in the team's lineup Thursday.
Jay has started 35 games this year, and is likely receiving a routine day off. Jay is hitting .276/.351/.425 in 134 at-bats this year. Shane Robinson will fill in for Jay and hit second Thursday. Jay will likely return to face Brewers starter Wily Peralta Friday.
“John Jay will open up the season as the Cardinals leadoff hitter. I would aim for 10 HR/30 SB with a great abudance of runs. Go ahead and snag him late if nobody choose to go after one of the most underrated leadoff hitters in the game today. 100 Runs will come easy.”