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Cubs Make Two Defensive Mistakes On One Play, Give Up Two Runs (GIF)

Unhappy about the Boston Red Sox’s 2014 season? Well, it could be worse — you could be a fan of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are in last place and are headed for a sixth straight season without October baseball. In the first inning of Friday’s game against the Cardinals, St. Louis’ Jon Jay hit a ball deep down the left line that Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan couldn’t field...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Jon Jay Strikes Out On 4-2 Pitch As Everyone Forgets Count

Your browser does not support iframes. In a truly bizarre incident, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay struck out on a 4-2 pitch. Literally everyone on the field, umpires included, and the announcers forgot the pitch count. The only one that didn’t forget the pitch count was the guy operating the score display on TV, […] The post Cardinals’ Jon Jay Strikes Out On 4-2 Pitch...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jay strikes out on 4-2 pitch as everyone forgets count

Your browser does not support iframes.St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay was a strikeout victim despite being pitched four balls when seemingly everyone, including the umpire and himself, forgot the count during his seventh inning at-bat in Wednesday night's game against Tampa Bay.Here's the recap of the at-bat as Jay faced Rays pitcher Alex Cobb:First pitch was down...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  3 Comments

Cardinals whiff against Rays -- including one K that shouldn't have counted

ST. LOUIS -- As often as the Cardinals were striking out in their 3-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night, they didn't need any help from the umpire adding to their total. But a mistake made on the count when Jon Jay was batting in the seventh inning gave the Cardinals one more strikeout than they should have had. When the scoreboard said the count was 2-2, Jay backed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Jon Jay strikes out with a 4-2 count

The St. Louis Cardinals struggled badly once again at the plate on Wednesday night and could not solve Alex Cobb of the Tampa Bay Rays.  Cobb tossed seven scoreless innings, allowing just five hits while striking out nine hitters. Cobb also did not issue a free pass in the game, although as Dan McLaughlin and Ricky Horton of the Fox Sports Midwest broadcast pointed out, Cobb should...
Via Cardinals Farm
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The True Value of Jon Jay

One of the biggest hobbies in St. Louis sports right now is the center field situation of the Cardinals. Who is playing it and when? Mike Matheny writes up his lineup card and Cardinal Nation seems to **** the trigger and prepare to fire. Here are the three parties. *The Bourjos Redeemers *The Jay Supporters *The Oscar Taveras Honks There you have it. This is a polarizing subject...
Via The Cardinal Conclave
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jay keeps on hitting, Cardinals keep on winning

ST. LOUIS -- Jon Jay continued his strong recent stretch with two hits, an RBI and a key defensive play to help the Cardinals beat the Mets, 5-2, on Tuesday at Busch Stadium. "He's having a real good feel at the plate right now," Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said. "He's just doing everything right. He does a nice job on the bases and all the way around defensively...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jay: St. Louis Cardinals outfielder is average and that is okay

With the arrival of Oscar Taveras in St. Louis, many are already speculating about the future of Jon Jay with the St. Louis Cardinals. Meanwhile, Jay has been playing a lot of late, taking the bulk of the playing time in center field as the Cardinals try to keep pace with the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central. For the most part, Jay has played well and anytime you can write in...
Via Cardinals Farm
June 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

Why St. Louis Cardinals fans are too hard on Jon Jay and Lance Lynn

If you are one of the many St. Louis Cardinals fans who follow along on Twitter while watching the games on television or listening on the radio, you will quickly notice several interesting trends when it comes to the general consensus of #CardinalNation. Of course there are examples of constant praise, but those types of positive micro-blogs are often loudly overshadowed by disdain...
Via Cardinals Farm
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Jon Jay be traded?

One year ago, the St. Louis Cardinals made a difficult decision to trade their former two-time minor league Player of the Year and then and now, a cost-controlled centerfielder in Colby Rasmus. While the deal delivered much-needed pitching to the Cardinals as they continued on their way toward a World Championship, it also created a full-time job for Jon Jay. The now-27-year-old...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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