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MLB outfielder Jon Jay retires at age 37

According to the Athletic on Wednesday, veteran outfielder Jon Jay of Miami, Florida has retired from Major League Baseball at age 37. Jay played 12 seasons of MLB with the St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels from 2010 to 2021.
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Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay announces retirement

There was a time when Jon Jay was the type of player that teams loved to have in their lineup. The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder had a solid contact oriented approach, an ability to play all three spots in the outfield, and an ability to get on base. Jay may not have been a star, but he was a key piece during the Cardinals’ run of success at the beginning of the previous decade.
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Veteran outfielder Jon Jay retires after 12 MLB seasons

Outfielder Jon Jay, who played parts of 12 MLB seasons and won a World Series ring with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011, announced his retirement in an Instagram post on Wednesday. Jay, who hasn't played since he was released by the Los Angeles Angels in March 2021, had a...

Outfielder Jon Jay retires after 12 years in MLB

After 12 seasons in MLB, outfielder Jon Jay announced his retirement via a post on his Instagram account. "As a kid I remember watching SportsCenter highlights and imitating my favorite MLB players. It is still surreal to me that I played Major League Baseball," Jay said. "To everyone out there: dream big, hard work pays off, and take it one day at a time. Baseball, you will forever be in my heart."

Veteran OF Jon Jay announces retirement after 12 seasons in MLB

Veteran outfielder Jon Jay took to Twitter to announce his retirement after more than a decade in the big leagues. “As a kid I remember watching 'SportsCenter' highlights and imitating my favorite MLB players,” Jay wrote. “It is still surreal to me that I played Major League Baseball. As I officially retire from the game that changed my life, I want to thank everyone who has played a role in getting me here.”

Former Padres outfielder Jon Jay retires

Remember Jon Jay? Yes, 2016 Padres outfielder Jon Jay. He announced earlier today on Twitter that he is retiring from baseball. Jay, 37, played for the Padres for one season, hitting .291 with a .728 OPS in 90 games. He is most known for his days with the St. Louis Cardinals, as he was a part of their 2011 World Series championship team.

Former Hurricane Jon Jay chasing Olympic dream for Team USA

When former Hurricane Danny Valencia helped Israel to a spot in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, Jon Jay was happy for his former UM teammate, but also jealous. With the games being delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and with Jay entering uncertainty with his big league career, he began reaching out to people to see if there would be a chance for him to play for Team USA.

Angels activate Anthony Rendon, designate Jon Jay

The Angels have activated third baseman Anthony Rendon from the 10-day injured list and designated outfielder Jon Jay for assignment, the team announced. The Angels are welcoming back Rendon from his second IL stint of the young season. He went on the shelf on April 12 with a left groin strain and landed back on it May 5 with a left knee contusion. When Rendon has been well to play, he has continued to offer high-end production, having slashed .276/.348/.466 (131 wRC+) with three home runs in 66 plate appearances. The Angels used Phil Gosselin and Jose Rojas at the hot corner during Rendon’s most recent trip to the IL.