Acquired from Atlanta in a four-player deal July 30, 2012, Jaye enters his first full season in the organization after making his
major league debut for Chicago, September 4, 2012 at Washington. ...In 252 career minor league games (eight starts), has posted a 17-24
record, 28 saves, a 4.03 ERA (171 ER/382.1 IP) and 407 strikeouts.
...Earned Atlanta Braves organizational Pitcher of the Month honors for
April and July of 2011.
...Earned Braves organizational Pitcher of the Month award for July of
...Garnered Carolina League Pitcher of the Week honors for the week
ending August 11, 2008 ... named Myrtle Beach August Pitcher of the
Month by the Braves organization in 2008.
...Graduated from Mosley High School in Lynn Haven, Fla. ... graduated
from Chipola College in Marianna, Fla.2012Jaye, acquired by Chicago from Atlanta in a four-player deal on July 30, made his major league debut in September and
went 0-1 with a 3.75 ERA (5 ER/12.0 IP) in 14 relief appearances ... combined to go 3-8 with seven saves and a 4.02 ERA
(29 ER/65.0 IP) between Triple-A Gwinnett, Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa prior to his time with the Cubs. ...Recorded five holds and stranded four of five inherited runners at the
big league level.
...Held the opponent scoreless in 11 of his 14 games pitched.
...Pitched to a 1.08 ERA (1 ER/8.1 IP) in his first nine games from
...Limited opponents to a .200 batting average (8-for-40) ... left-handed
batters hit .125 (2-for-16) against him.
...Struck out 12 in 12.0 innings pitched ... walked 10 batters.
...Made his major league debut, September 4 at Washington, tossing a
scoreless inning of relief.
...Combined to strike out 72 hitters in 65.0 minor league innings, good for
an average of 10.0 strikeouts per 9.0 innings of work.
...Spent a majority of the season with the Braves Triple-A Gwinnett
affiliate, going 3-6 with seven saves in 40 relief appearances prior to
his trade to Chicago.
...Surrendered just three home runs in 53.2 innings of work with Gwinnett.
...Began his season with a 1.35 ERA (2 ER/13.1 IP) in 10 April relief
appearances, limiting the opponent to a .133 batting average.
...Missed time on the minor league seven-day disabled list with a right
elbow strain, August 14-27.2011Split time between Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett, going a combined 3-3 with two saves and
a 2.50 ERA in 52 appearances (one start), while recording 77 strikeouts in 68.1 IP...Opened the season with MS (AA) going 1-0 with two saves and a 0.64 ERA over nine appearances
out of the bullpen. Logged 16 strikeouts in 14.0 IP while holding opposing batters to a .109 batting average...Posted eight consecutive scoreless outings to start the season, 4/7-27 (11.2 IP)...Promoted to GWI (AAA) on 5/3 where he appeared in 43 games, going 2-3 with a 2.98 ERA and two
saves. His 43 appearances ranked second on the GWI staff behind Jairo Asencio...Led Braves farmhands with 52 appearances, posted the seventh-best opponents' batting average (.164),
and ranked tied eighth with a 1.11 WHIP...Earned organizational April Pitcher of the Month honors for Mississippi (1-0-2, 0.64) and earned the same
award with Gwinnett for the month of July (1-0-1, 2.51)...Strung together 12 straight scoreless outings, 5/13-6/10 (13.1 IP, 4 H, 17 K)...Had his contract purchased and was added to the 40-man roster on 11/16/11...Made two appearances (0-0-1, 1.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K) for Aguilas Cibenanas of the DWL.2010Struck out 74 batters in 63.0 combined innings between Myrtle Beach (High-A) and Mississippi (AA).2009Pitched in 46 games between Rome (A) and Myrtle Beach (High-A), recording a 2-2 record with a
2.64 ERA and 13 saves between the two stops...Ranked in Braves organization top ten in several categories
including saves (T4th), reliever's ERA (5th, 2.64), opponents' batting average (.5th, .204) and appearances
(T8th, 46)...Was 6-for-6 in save opportunities, while pitching at a 0.00 ERA (14.0 IP/0 ER) in 10 July appearances
with Rome, earning the club's organizational Pitcher of the Month award.2008Opened the season at Single-A Rome (5/20-6/28) and was promoted to High-A Myrtle Beach on 7/7 for the
remainder of the season...Posted a combined 4-2-0, 3.49 ERA in 21 games (one start) at the two stops...Honored
by the Carolina League as the Pitcher of the Week, week ending 8/11, after winning back-to-back relief appearances
(6.2 IP, 2 H, 5 K)...Also named by the Braves organization as the Myrtle Beach August Pitcher of Month.2007Played the majority of the season at Rome (A), but did make three appearances at rookie-level
Danville (0-1-1, 1.23)...Struck out seven of the 11 batters he faced over 3.2 innings to earn the win on 8/17.2006Filled the role of a starter and reliever...Earned his first-career win (relief) on 8/17 (1.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R,
2 ER, K) and his first-career save on 7/2 (3.0 IP, 2 H, BB).