One day, if the Yankees sign C.J. Wilson and if he starts to lose the stuff that makes him a front line starter, he will certainly scare the crap out of people in New York, one pitch at a time. Until that day comes, however, he’ll have to be content to do it more directly. Like he did at the MLB Fan Cave recently:
MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reports that there is some momentum in talks between the Mariners and free agent outfielder Jon Jay.
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.