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Jay is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs.

Peter Bourjos will man center and bat seventh against lefty Tsuyoshi Wada in the nightcap, but look for Jay, who's batting .397/.494/.515 this month, to be available off the bench.

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Jay is not in the lineup Monday against the Pirates, Fox Sports Midwest reports.

Jay will take the day off Monday, ending a series of starts against right-handed pitchers. With lefty Francisco Liriano on the mound for Pittsburgh, Peter Bourjos will slot in as the starting center fielder. Jay has been on fire in the month of August, batting .404 with 13 RBI and two home runs in 57-at bats.

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Jay was 0-for-3 but did contribute a sacrifice fly in a losing effort against the Phillies on Friday night.

The hitless night broke a 12-game hitting streak but Jay has been on fire of late and with a .310 average has likely earned regular playing time in centerfield for the foreseeable future.

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Jay went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI while extending his hitting streak to 12 games in Wednesday's win over Cincinnati.

Jay has grabbed the starting center fielder job and doesn't look like he's letting go anytime soon. The 29-year-old is hitting .313/.385/.407 on the season and looks like he may be locking into the 2nd spot in the Cardinals lineup. He's definitely worth a look in most fantasy leagues moving forward.

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Jay is out of the lineup Thursday against the Padres.

A series of opposing right-handed pitchers has kept Jay in the lineup for each of the team's last nine games, but he'll sit Thursday in favor of Peter Bourjos with left-hander Eric Stults on the hill for San Diego. Jay is 10-for-28 (.357 average) with two homers, six RBI and five runs scored so far in August.

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Jay continued his strong August Monday, going 1-for-4 with a two-run home run.

The home run was Jay's second in three games after knocking out just one all season before this week. Jay has also driven in six runs in 22 at-bats this month after chasing home 24 in 253 at-bats. The strong start to the month has Jay's average up to .291.

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Jay (wrist) is back in the Cardinals' lineup Tuesday against the Red Sox.

As expected, Jay will return Tuesday to face right-hander Rubby De La Rosa after missing five games with wrist soreness. Jay posted just a .647 OPS in the month of July, but he remains the favorite for playing time in center over Peter Bourjos.

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Jay (wrist) is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday against Boston, reports.

Jay had missed five games while nursing a sore wrist. Manager Mike Matheny said Jay likely could have played Sunday but wanted to give him that game off heading into the off day Monday.

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Jon Jay doubled, singled, walked and scored three times Monday against the Mets.

Jay is hitting .371 in June and .307 overall, which is one of the reasons the Cardinals felt no need to try Oscar Taveras in center field in the majors. He'll continue to start against righties.

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Jon Jay delivered a three-run double Friday against the Giants.

Jay entered the game in the seventh inning and doubled in his only at-bat in the eighth. With Oscar Taveras on the way to the majors, it looks like Peter Bourjos' playing time could suffer the most.