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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, 17,323rd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Cardinals 2010-2014
2015 Contract Status: 2nd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.134, Arb Eligible: 2014, 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 -10 -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 9 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 7 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 -16 -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 26 38 2.46 0.96 .981 1.82 1.81
5 Seasons OF 621 531 428 4857.0 1307 1283 17 7 8 .995 9 1 2 0 2.41 2.09 .986 2.14 2.13
5 Seasons CF 468 426 359 3793.0 1067 1049 13 5 6 .995 2 -2 1 0 2.52 2.27 .988 2.50 2.49
3 Seasons RF 150 84 52 828.2 187 182 4 1 2 .995 -10 3 -15 4 2.02 1.24 .985 2.07 2.05
3 Seasons LF 55 21 17 235.1 53 52 0 1 0 .981 1 -0 6 0 1.99 0.95 .983 1.85 1.83
5 Seasons TOT 621 531 428 4857.0 1307 1283 17 7 8 .995 9 1 2 0 2.41 2.09 .986 2.14 2.13
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-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 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 1938 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 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) 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 1938 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 7 12 4 1 2 4 5 8 2 2
2014 STL NL 29 RF -2 -16 0 -0 1 -2 -2 -17 1 -2
2014 STL NL 29 LF 2 26 3 1 1 -1 3 38 3 0
5 Seasons CF 2 1 4 12 -8 -1 -2 0 1 -4
3 Seasons RF -10 -15 -5 -4 -1 -5 3 4 9 -6
3 Seasons LF 1 6 2 3 -2 -1 -0 0 1 -1
5 Seasons TOT 9 2 10 6 4 -1 1 0 11 -11

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 33 125 0 23 1
5 Seasons 678 531 678 621 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 468 150 640 0 88 9
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 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%
5 Seasons 5 0 2 3 1 13 4 5 1 2 211 150 2 122 15 2 43 17 0 46 3 0 107 65 2 529 250 47.3% 274 6 1.1% 7 15838 59% 74% 36% 2059 51%
MLB Averages 44.6% 1.8% 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%
3 Seasons 1 0 1 0 1 4 1 1 1 1 63 28 1 26 3 0 18 10 0 7 0 1 27 15 0 141 56 39.7% 83 2 1.4% 2 3506 62% 76% 37% 389 48%
MLB Averages 46.5% 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%
3 Seasons 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 10 0 9 2 0 6 5 0 3 0 0 5 5 0 35 22 62.9% 13 0 0.0% 0 1013 59% 76% 37% 109 48%
MLB Averages 63.7% 2.3% 57% 75% 38% 47%



* - 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 1938 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)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  291 (5th)
2013 NL  335 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2011 NL  3 (3rd)
2013 NL  3 (1st)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  1.000 (1st)
2013 NL  .997 (3rd)
Active  .995 (3rd)
Career  .995 (6th)

                           

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