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Jon Jay

Jon Jay

Age: 35College: Miami, FLBats: LThrows: L

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Jon Jay swats first home run Tuesday

Jon Jay went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Rockies.

Fantasy Impact

Jay knocked his first home run of the season Tuesday night in a losing effort. Jay has only appeared in 11 games, so his playing time is very inconsistent.

Connor Rooney8 weeks ago
Jon Jay has made the D-backs roster

Jon Jay has officially made the D-backs roster according to the team.

Fantasy Impact

Jay signed a minor league deal back in February and was no guarantee to make the roster. He was a liability last year with a horrid .267/.311/.315 triple slash line across 182 plate appearances for the Chicago White Sox. With Starling Marte, David Peralta, and Kole Calhoun expected to start in the OF for Arizona, Jay is firmly off the fantasy radar.

Jon Mathisen14 weeks ago
Jon Jay agrees to one-year deal with White Sox

Jon Jay has agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago White Sox worth $4M.

Fantasy Impact

The White Sox have a very weak outfield which could lead to quite a bit of playing time for Jay. He slashed .268/.330/.347 with three homers last year. One other notable factor of this signing is that Jay happens to be close friends with Manny Machado, this signing could somewhat help them in those sweepstakes.

Kamran Hoda2 years ago
Jon Jay picks up two hits Wednesday

Jon Jay went 2-for-4 on Wednesday with a pair of singles.

Fantasy Impact

Jay has the ability to be a solid producer in fantasy baseball with his good bat-to-ball and on-base skills, but the knock on him since being traded to the Diamondbacks is that he doesn't get enough playing time to stay in the zone. He does have a .272 AVG on the season, but at this point in time he does not have enough fantasy value to justify keeping on a roster in mixed-league formats.

Nick Vanderah2 years ago
Jon Jay reaches three times Sunday

Jon Jay went 2-for-4 with two singles, one walk, and one RBI.

Fantasy Impact

Jay has not hit well this month with a .167/.250/.167 slash line in six September appearances, and because of the plethora of outfielders the Diamondbacks have he has been serving as a "fourth outfielder" for most of his time with the team. If he were to become an everyday starter he could carve his way into fantasy relevance with his decent OBP (.341 this year, .353 career) and run scoring opportunities, but, sadly, I don't see that happening this season.

Nick Vanderah2 years ago