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Jon Jay

Jonathan Henry Jay (The Federalist) (twitter: @jonjayU)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: March 15, 1985 in Miami, FL
High School: Christopher Columbus HS (Miami, FL)
School: University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed June 28, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 26, 2010 (Age 25.042, 17,321st in MLB history)   vs. ATL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Padres 2010-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 2 yrs/$10.98M (15-16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 5.134, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo) [*]
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2010 STL NL 25 OF 88 66 43 601.2 143 137 5 1 1 .993 -4 -6 -7 -11 2.12 1.61 .987 2.17 2.15
2010 STL NL 25 RF 61 43 23 381.2 74 70 3 1 1 .986 -5 -2 -15 -7 1.72 1.20 .986 2.10 2.07
2010 STL NL 25 CF 27 21 19 195.0 65 63 2 0 0 1.000 1 -3 9 -18 3.00 2.41 .989 2.59 2.56
2010 STL NL 25 LF 9 2 1 25.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 0 -1 0 -53 1.44 0.44 .985 1.84 1.80
2011 STL NL 26 OF 140 107 75 989.0 281 273 5 3 4 .989 -4 9 -5 10 2.53 1.99 .986 2.16 2.15
2011 STL NL 26 CF 75 65 45 570.0 174 167 4 3 3 .983 0 4 1 8 2.70 2.28 .988 2.55 2.54
2011 STL NL 26 RF 56 30 20 303.2 85 84 1 0 1 1.000 -4 7 -14 28 2.52 1.52 .983 2.05 2.04
2011 STL NL 26 LF 19 12 10 115.1 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -2 -9 -22 1.72 1.16 .985 1.87 1.87
2012 STL NL 27 CF 116 108 105 993.1 292 291 1 0 0 1.000 8 2 10 2 2.65 2.52 .989 2.49 2.46
2012 STL NL 27 OF 116 108 105 993.1 292 291 1 0 0 1.000 8 2 10 2 2.65 2.52 .987 2.11 2.09
2013 STL NL 28 CF 152 141 135 1285.2 340 335 4 1 3 .997 -16 -10 -14 -9 2.37 2.23 .987 2.49 2.49
2013 STL NL 28 OF 152 141 135 1285.2 340 335 4 1 3 .997 -16 -10 -14 -9 2.37 2.23 .986 2.13 2.13
2014 STL NL 29 OF 125 109 70 987.1 251 247 2 2 0 .992 8 6 10 7 2.27 1.99 .985 2.12 2.11
2014 STL NL 29 CF 98 91 55 749.0 196 193 2 1 0 .995 8 5 12 8 2.34 1.99 .986 2.48 2.48
2014 STL NL 29 RF 33 11 9 143.1 28 28 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -2 -13 -17 1.76 0.85 .987 2.05 2.05
2014 STL NL 29 LF 27 7 6 95.0 27 26 0 1 0 .963 2 3 21 38 2.46 0.96 .981 1.82 1.81
2015 STL NL 30 OF 64 53 31 496.2 139 137 2 0 2 1.000 5 3 13 7 2.52 2.17 .986 2.07 2.06
2015 STL NL 30 CF 54 49 27 407.1 117 116 1 0 2 1.000 4 1 11 2 2.59 2.17 .989 2.41 2.39
2015 STL NL 30 LF 17 3 3 57.2 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 6 19 1.87 0.71 .986 1.79 1.78
2015 STL NL 30 RF 7 1 1 31.2 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 0 1 11 38 2.84 1.43 .983 2.02 1.99
2016 SDP NL 31 OF 85 81 70 713.0 194 189 4 1 1 .995 6 -6 11 -10 2.44 2.27 .985 2.07 2.06
2016 SDP NL 31 CF 72 68 61 599.1 160 155 4 1 1 .994 5 -5 11 -10 2.39 2.21 .989 2.39 2.38
2016 SDP NL 31 RF 9 9 7 75.2 20 20 0 0 0 1.000 3 1 47 16 2.38 2.22 .984 2.01 2.00
2016 SDP NL 31 LF 7 4 2 38.0 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -2 -58 -66 3.32 2.00 .982 1.80 1.80
7 Seasons OF 770 665 529 6066.2 1640 1609 23 8 11 .995 5 -3 1 0 2.42 2.12 .986 2.12 2.11
7 Seasons CF 594 543 447 4799.2 1344 1320 18 6 9 .996 11 -6 3 -1 2.51 2.25 .988 2.48 2.47
5 Seasons RF 166 94 60 936.0 217 211 5 1 2 .995 -7 5 -8 6 2.08 1.30 .985 2.07 2.05
5 Seasons LF 79 28 22 331.0 79 78 0 1 0 .987 -1 -1 -3 -3 2.12 0.99 .983 1.83 1.82
7 Seasons TOT 770 665 529 6066.2 1640 1609 23 8 11 .995 5 -3 1 0 2.42 2.12 .986 2.12 2.11
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2010 STL NL 25 RF -5 -15 -4 -3 -0 -1 -2 -7 0 -2
2010 STL NL 25 CF 1 9 0 -1 1 1 -3 -18 -4 1
2010 STL NL 25 LF 0 0 0 0 -0 0 -1 -53 -1 0
2011 STL NL 26 CF 0 1 1 7 -5 -1 4 8 4 0
2011 STL NL 26 RF -4 -14 -2 0 -2 -2 7 28 8 -2
2011 STL NL 26 LF -1 -9 -1 2 -3 0 -2 -22 -1 -1
2012 STL NL 27 CF 8 10 8 -2 9 1 2 2 3 -2
2013 STL NL 28 CF -16 -14 -10 6 -16 -6 -10 -9 -4 -5
2014 STL NL 29 CF 8 12 4 1 2 4 5 8 2 2
2014 STL NL 29 RF -2 -13 0 -0 1 -2 -2 -17 1 -2
2014 STL NL 29 LF 2 21 3 1 1 -1 3 38 3 0
2015 STL NL 30 CF 4 11 4 -1 5 0 1 2 1 -1
2015 STL NL 30 LF 0 6 0 1 -1 0 1 19 1 0
2015 STL NL 30 RF 0 11 0 1 -1 0 1 38 1 0
2016 SDP NL 31 CF 5 11 7 7 0 -2 -5 -10 -2 -4
2016 SDP NL 31 RF 3 47 3 4 -1 0 1 16 1 0
2016 SDP NL 31 LF -2 -58 -2 -1 -1 0 -2 -66 -2 0
7 Seasons CF 11 3 14 18 -3 -3 -6 -1 0 -9
5 Seasons RF -7 -8 -2 1 -3 -5 5 6 11 -6
5 Seasons LF -1 -3 0 4 -3 -1 -1 -3 0 -1
7 Seasons TOT 5 1 12 22 -10 -7 -3 0 11 -16
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2010 STL NL 25 105 66 105 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 27 61 97 0 27 2
2011 STL NL 26 159 107 159 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 75 56 150 0 29 2
2012 STL NL 27 117 108 117 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 116 0 116 0 1 3
2013 STL NL 28 157 141 157 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 152 0 8 1
2014 STL NL 29 140 109 140 125 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 98 33 158 0 23 1
2015 STL NL 30 79 53 79 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 54 7 78 0 18 1
2016 SDP NL 31 89 81 89 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 72 9 85 0 7 1
7 Seasons 846 665 846 770 0 0 0 0 0 0 79 594 166 836 0 113 11
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1913 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2010 STL NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 12 10 0 8 0 2 2 1 0 3 2 0 9 5 0 34 18 52.9% 14 2 5.9% 0 847 61% 77% 38% 118 55%
2011 STL NL 26 3 0 0 3 0 4 2 1 1 0 20 12 1 17 3 0 8 2 0 8 0 0 13 10 1 66 27 40.9% 37 2 3.0% 2 2351 61% 77% 39% 333 50%
2012 STL NL 27 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 54 35 0 31 6 0 9 5 0 13 1 0 27 18 0 134 65 48.5% 69 0 0.0% 1 4169 60% 75% 36% 564 52%
2013 STL NL 28 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 85 58 1 51 3 0 19 5 0 13 0 0 34 17 1 202 83 41.1% 118 2 1.0% 2 5354 56% 73% 35% 688 49%
2014 STL NL 29 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 40 35 0 15 3 0 5 4 0 9 0 0 24 15 0 93 57 61.3% 36 0 0.0% 2 3117 59% 73% 37% 356 54%
2015 STL NL 30 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 15 11 0 17 3 0 4 2 0 5 0 0 18 11 1 59 27 45.8% 31 1 1.7% 0 1694 59% 73% 35% 205 57%
2016 SDP NL 31 1 0 1 0 1 4 0 1 2 0 36 14 2 27 4 0 10 6 0 7 0 0 18 13 1 98 37 37.8% 59 3 3.1% 1 2596 56% 71% 35% 311 51%
7 Seasons 6 0 3 3 2 18 4 7 3 2 262 175 4 166 22 2 57 25 0 58 3 0 143 89 4 686 314 45.8% 364 10 1.5% 8 20128 58% 74% 36% 2575 52%
MLB Averages 44.5% 1.9% 57% 75% 38% 53%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2010 STL NL 25 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 32 14 1 14 2 0 7 6 0 3 0 1 11 6 0 67 28 41.8% 37 2 3.0% 1 1615 63% 76% 35% 167 43%
2011 STL NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 19 10 0 6 1 0 7 2 0 2 0 0 9 5 0 43 18 41.9% 25 0 0.0% 1 1288 61% 78% 39% 160 53%
2014 STL NL 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4 0 6 0 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 7 4 0 31 10 32.3% 21 0 0.0% 0 603 57% 72% 37% 62 47%
2015 STL NL 30 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 33.3% 2 0 0.0% 1 137 58% 82% 48% 18 56%
2016 SDP NL 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 5 71.4% 2 0 0.0% 0 313 65% 77% 37% 32 63%
5 Seasons 1 0 1 0 1 5 1 2 1 1 69 33 1 28 3 0 19 10 0 7 0 1 28 16 0 151 62 41.1% 87 2 1.3% 3 3956 62% 76% 37% 439 49%
MLB Averages 46.6% 2.3% 57% 75% 38% 50%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2010 STL NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 66.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 96 56% 74% 35% 8 50%
2011 STL NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 4 0 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 18 12 66.7% 6 0 0.0% 0 500 62% 74% 35% 53 42%
2014 STL NL 29 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 5 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 14 8 57.1% 6 0 0.0% 0 417 56% 78% 39% 48 54%
2015 STL NL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 83.3% 1 0 0.0% 0 236 63% 69% 35% 25 48%
2016 SDP NL 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 7 5 71.4% 2 0 0.0% 0 170 54% 77% 47% 25 56%
5 Seasons 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 14 0 11 2 0 10 8 0 4 1 0 7 7 0 48 32 66.7% 16 0 0.0% 0 1419 59% 75% 38% 159 49%
MLB Averages 63.6% 2.4% 57% 75% 38% 46%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1930 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2013 NL  152 (3rd)
Active  594 (24th)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  291 (5th)
2013 NL  335 (4th)
Active  1,320 (23rd)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2011 NL  3 (3rd)
2013 NL  3 (1st)
2015 NL  2 (2nd)
2016 NL  1 (4th)
Active  9 (21st)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2011 NL  4 (4th)
2013 NL  3 (3rd)
2015 NL  2 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
2012 NL  2.65 (3rd)
Active  2.51 (22nd)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  2.52 (3rd)
Active  2.25 (22nd)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  1.000 (1st)
2013 NL  .997 (2nd)
Active  .996 (2nd)
Career  .996 (3rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
2012 NL  2.65 (3rd)
Active  2.42 (23rd)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  2.52 (3rd)
2016 NL  2.27 (4th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  1.000 (1st)
2013 NL  .997 (3rd)
Active  .995 (2nd)
Career  .995 (4th)

                           

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