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  1. 2017 Cubs victories revisited, June 4: Cubs 7, Cardinals 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... of the inning. With one out, Rizzo singled and advanced to second on a two-out single by Heyward. That brought up Jon Jay , pinch-hitting for Strop [VIDEO] . Heyward's smart baserunning here after Jay singled, getting himself held up just long ...

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  2. Cubs finalize Brandon Morrow deal and sign rehabbing left-hander Drew SmylyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Chicago Tribune

    ... can become a free agent after 2018. Hoyer admitted that adding a veteran to fill the role of free-agent outfielder Jon Jay is difficult, given the roster isn't as young as it was three years ago and that at-bats may be tough to find with set ...

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  3. 2017 Cubs victories revisited, June 2: Cubs 3, Cardinals 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... without him taking the at-bat; when Mike Matheny swapped out lefthander Tyler Lyons for righty Matt Bowman , Jon Jay batted for Almora. This left only Javier Baez on the bench, and I can understand why Joe wanted to not get stuck without a position ...

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  4. Cubs Heroes and Goats 2017 biggest WPA countdown: No. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... Bryant grounded into a fielder's choice, Ben Zobrist stepped to the plate and lifted one to right, deep enough for Jon Jay to score and give the Cubs a 1-0 lead. The game stayed 1-0 Cubs into the bottom of the second when Kyle Hendricks surrendered ...

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  5. 2017 Cubs victories revisited, May 24: Cubs 5, Giants 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... Crawford to hit a comebacker to end the threat. The Cubs added their fifth run of the night on a sacrifice fly by Jon Jay after Heyward had smacked a triple to right field leading off the inning. That Heyward hit was nice to see; he's started ...

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  6. Winter Meetings Preview: Potential Cubs TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | NBC Chicago

    ... , so there is a possibility he could return to that form next year if the Cubs can work with him. If all else fails, Jon Jay could be back on the North Side if the team elects to offer him a new contract in free agency.

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  7. Ohtani, arms on Cubs to-do list at MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Chicago Cubs

    ... of a perfect 8th inning to earn the win in Game 3 of the NLDS Bench Late last season, some players compared what Jon Jay did for the team to what David Ross provided -- veteran leadership as well as contributing on the field. However, Jay, 32, is a ...

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  8. Should Albert Almora leadoff?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    I know he doesn't walk very much and he is still very young but does anyone think Almora can be the principal leadoff man for the Cubs? With Jon Jay off to pastures new, , the Cubs might be best served to give the awesome fielding youngster a shot at the leadoff spot. Almora has shown wonderful improvement at the plate to go along with his stellar defense, he has a decent knowledge of the strikezone despite his penchant for not walking much and when he makes contact, he hits the ball hard to all fields.

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  9. Cubs Heroes and Goats 2017 biggest WPA countdown: No 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... to keep the Brewers at just a 4-3 lead. Kyle Schwarber led off the bottom of the ninth with a pop up to second. Jon Jay walked and Miguel Montero singled to right, sending Jay to third. Kris Bryant had an RBI single to center to tie the game and put ...

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  10. 2017 Cubs victories revisited, May 12: Cubs 3, Cardinals 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... batting order. Kris Bryant was scratched just before game time due to illness, and his replacement in right field, Jon Jay , left after one at-bat due to back spasms. At that point TLS came into the game and Ben Zobrist moved from second base to ...

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  11. Cubs Anthony Rizzo raises nearly $1 million for families fighting cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... c.twitter.com/5MztCXhdPy At the event, Rizzo received an honorary key to Broward County and was visited by teammates Jon Jay and Rene Rivera.

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  12. Could the Chicago Cubs land Japanese star Shohei Ohtani?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Isportsweb.com

    ... of abilities on the baseball field. There could be some gaps in the outfield that need filling next season with Jon Jay 's departure and Kyle Schwarber 's struggles; Ohtani could find some real opportunity for playing time. It's not really known ...

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  13. Rizzo Hosts Annual Charity WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | NBC Chicago

    ... to the Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital. Two of Rizzo's Cubs teammates were present at the event, as Rene Rivera and Jon Jay both made their way south for the big event. The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation hosted the event as part of its annual ...

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  14. 'Tis the season: Schwarber, Rizzo give backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Chicago Cubs

    ... Fla., Rizzo hosted his sixth annual Walk-Off for Cancer, a 5-kilometer walk and was joined by his Cubs teammates Jon Jay and Rene Rivera . This year's walk raised $960,000, and will go toward the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation's mission to raise ...

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  15. Chicago Cubs: Show some love for Albert Almora, Jr.Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 2 | Cubbies Crib

    ... alone, you would think that he would be an everyday starter. Almora only started 65 games in 2017. Keep in mind Jon Jay had a solid 2017, but Cubs fans knew that Jay was a short-term option. It's not like Joe is known for not trusting young players ...

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  16. Outside the Cubs Boxcar plays chicken, part fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... page for each possible add (which is what I do). I don't see any need for what Austin Jackson brings, and I suspect Jon Jay is going elsewhere. Ian Krol interests me, but not so much that I'd pick him up right now. Rafael Lopez also might be worth ...

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  17. Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/1/17: Mariners Rumors, Edgar Martinez Award, and Yankees Managerial SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Lookout Landing

    ... more clear. Let's dive into what we've got for you today. The #Mariners remain a prime player for free agent Jon Jay, according to two people familiar with the outfield market. @feinsand first mentioned the possibility last week. Seattle's center ...

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  18. 2017 Cubs victories revisited, April 29: Cubs 7, Red Sox 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... inning since they got to Boston, on Kris Bryant's first-inning homer Friday night. One out after Montero's homer, Jon Jay doubled. Jay has had a terrific April and was certainly a solid pickup by Theo & Co. After a Red Sox pitching change, Kyle ...

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  19. Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez and his free-swinging tendencies bring valueRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 26 | Cubbies Crib

    ... at so many pitches outside the zone, this trend is even more concerning than it would be with, say, someone like Jon Jay or Ben Zobrist . In each of his first four seasons with Chicago, his O-swing percentage (percentage of pitches he swings at out ...

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  20. Chicago Cubs roster power rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Isportsweb.com

    ... be a primary left-hander out of the bullpen. Several key Cubs from last season- Jake Arrieta , Wade Davis , and Jon Jay , in particular-are free agents. While Arrieta is probably out, the Cubs should be able to re-sign Davis and Jay. Watch for ...

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