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Pitchers be warned: Jon Jay is swinging a ridiculously hot bat right now for the Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- Have a game, Jon Jay. Better yet, have a home stand. Even better, have an August. Jay wrapped up a superb home stand and continued a scorching August by reaching base four times for the second night in a row to lead the Cardinals to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. His night started, not surprisingly, when he was hit on the right leg by the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay keeps delivering key hits with both his bat and his (bruised) body

ST. LOUIS -- In what almost qualifies as a news flash these days, Cardinals out fielder Jon Jay was not hit by a pitch Sunday. His body certainly could use a respite after being plunked five times in the previous four days.   In another development that hardly qualifies as a news flash these days, Jay delivered another big hit for the Cardinals on Sunday. His two-run single was...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Who will be the Cardinals center fielder to start 2015?

While the 2014 MLB season is far from over, It is always fun to look ahead. We do it in a lot of aspects of our life; work, home, etc. With that said, I want to focus on next year, and specifically center field. Coming into 2014, center was a position that needed an upgrade as Jon Jay was coming off of a pretty rough 2013 and many questioned his defense. The Cardinals added Peter...
Via Cardinals Farm
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jay comes through as Cardinals win rallying past strong pitching

A very impressive 1-2-3 Top of the 8th was thrown by All-Star reliever Pat Neshek. He struck out the side in the Top of the 8th against the top of the Red Sox order on just 13 pitches — six straight strikes to Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz to end the frame. Neshek kept the game at a 2-2 tie, which followed the strong start by Lance Lynn. Lynn pitched seven innings allowing two...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay lifts Cardinals to 3-2 win over Red Sox

ST. LOUIS -- Jon Jay hit an RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning to break a tie and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Cardinals won their third in a row and fourth in the last five. Boston has lost three in a row. Jay, who missed the previous five games with a wrist injury, blooped a hit to left off reliever Junichi Tazawa...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Jon Jay hopes to start Tuesday

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday by the score of 3-2. The win improved the Cardinals to 59-51 and pulled them to within a game of the Brewers in National League Central. The Cardinals were again without outfielder Jon Jay. The good news is that Jay could be back into the lineup for an important series against the Boston Red Sox starting Tuesday....
Via MLB Injury News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Jon Jay dealing with sore wrist

The St. Louis Cardinals entered a weekend series against the first-place Milwaukee Brewers with a record of 57-50, two game behind the Brewers in the National League Central. At 29th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Cardinals will have to rely on their pitching to try and overtake the Brewers in the division. They are also playing without outfielder Jon Jay, who is dealing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 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
27 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
27 days ago  |  3 Comments

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
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