I continue my lack of originality, once again picking the team that won it last year. I did that in five of the six divisions. In the last one, I picked the defending World Series champs. I live life on the edge.This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
Jay, 32, hit .296/.374/.375 in 433 plate appearances with the Cubs last season, which is adequate. He’s heralded more for his defense and his ability to play all three outfield spots.
The Mariners are losing center fielder Jarrod Dyson to free agency and likely don’t want to rely on Guillermo Heredia next season, hence the interest in Jay. The free agent class for center fielders is otherwise relatively weak.