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Jon joins the Cubs following seven major league seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals (2010-15) and San Diego Padres (2016) ... is a career .287 hitter (777-for-2,703) with 374 runs scored, 15 triples, 31 homers, 253 RBI and 45 stolen bases in 847 career games ... Has posted a .352 on-base percentage and a .384 slugging mark, rounding up to a .737 OPS, and has batted better than .290 in five of his seven seasons ... Owns a career .996 fielding percentage in center field, the highest mark for any active player (minimum 500 games) at the position ... Has played 594 career games in center field, 166 games in right field and 80 games in left field, totaling a .995 fielding percentage at all three positions, tying Jacoby Ellsbury for the best mark among active outfielders ... Has played 58 post-season games, hitting .232 (44-for-190) with four doubles, a triple and 15 RBI ... Honored as the Cardinals "Heart & Hustle" nominee for 2011 by the MLB Players Alumni Association ... Attended the University of Miami (Fla.) where he was a three-time All-American and a First-Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection ... Was on the 2005 National USA Baseball Team ... Graduated from Columbus High School in Miami, Fla., where he played football and baseball ... Hosted the first Jon Jay Celebrity Bowling Challenge in January of 2012 to benefit the Miami-Dade Boys and Girls Club and has hosted the event every year since.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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