Jason Bay

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Age: 33 (born September 20,1978)
Position: Left Field
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Number: 44
Acquired: Free agent
Contract: 4-year deal with option for 5th year

Jason Bay is an outfielder for the Mets. He joined the team in 2010 as a free agent.

Bay came to the Mets after seven productive seasons in the major leagues. In ’10, he accumulated 140 total bases in 95 games played. In the season opener at Citi Field on April 5, Jason singled, tripled and scored a run in the Mets’ 7-1 win over the Marlins. He singled twice and hit a run-scoring double in a 3-1 Mets victory over the Braves at Citi Field on April 24. Bay had a homer and a run-scoring triple in 4-0 and 10-5 Mets wins over the Dodgers in a doubleheader at Citi Field on April 27. He had three singles, a double and a stolen base in a 5-3 Mets victory over the Yankees on May 22 at Citi Field. The following day, Jason hit two home runs in a 6-4 Mets triumph over the Yanks. He singled twice, doubled, homered and drove in four runs in the Mets’ 11-4 victory at Baltimore on June 13. Bay hit a two-run triple and a two-run single in a 9-5 Mets win at Washington on July 4. He also had a single and a three-run double in the Mets’ 6-1 triumph at Los Angeles on July 23.

In 2011, Bay had 109 hits and 59 runs scored. He homered 12 times and led the Mets with six sacrifice flies during the season. At Citi Field on April 23, Jason had a two-run single and a home run in the Mets’ 6-4 victory over the Diamondbacks. He singled and scored a pair of runs in a 7-4 Mets win at Houston on May 15. Bay had a single, a triple and a homer in the Mets’ 7-3 loss to the Athletics at Citi Field on June 21. He slugged a grand slam in a 14-3 Mets rout of the Tigers at Detroit on June 28. Jason drove in the winning run with a single in the tenth inning for a 3-2 Mets triumph over the Yankees on July 3 at Citi Field. He drove in four runs with two homers in the Mets’ 6-0 win at Los Angeles on July 5. Bay had a single, two doubles and three RBIs in a 10-9 Mets victory over the Reds at Cincinnati on July 28. He had a two-run homer and a run-scoring single in the Mets’ 11-7 win over the Braves on August 6 at Citi Field. Jason also hit a grand slam in a 6-5 Mets defeat to the Braves in the first game of a doubleheader at Citi Field on September 8.