Atlanta Braves
2015 Avg.
.211
 
Career Avg.
.260
Name  Jason Heyward
Born  8/9/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  245
Number  22
Position  RF
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/2/2015 11:54:00 AM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward (.212, 2 HR, 4 RBI, nine runs) is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day of rest. Peter Bourjos is starting in center field with Jon Jay shifting over to handle right field
 
5/1/2015 10:02:00 AM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward is a career .438 hitter (7-for-16) versus Pirates starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Heyward is still playing sub par baseball for fantasy owners who expected more. He's been dropped to sixth in the lineup.
 
4/28/2015 3:07:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward (hamstring) will return to the lineup on Tuesday night.
Insight: Heyward missed Monday's game, but is good to go for Tuesday's contest against Philadelphia. He will hit second and play right field.
 
4/27/2015 4:57:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward suffered a left groin injury Sunday and should be considered questionable for Monday. Update: Heyward is not in the lineup.
Insight: Heyward did do some jogging, so it couldn't have been a severe pull, but the team will likely sit him a game or two to be safe. Heyward is batting just .208 this season with an ugly .591 OPS.
 
4/27/2015 10:54:00 AM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward suffered a left groin injury Sunday and should be considered questionable for Monday.
Insight: Heyward did do some jogging, so it couldn't have been a severe pull, but the team will likely sit him a game or two to be safe. Heyward is batting just .208 this season with an ugly .591 OPS.
 
4/18/2015 5:18:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward hit his first homer with his new team on Saturday.
Insight: It was his only hit in four at-bats, and Heyward now has three RBIs so far this season. Expect a big jump quickly.
 
4/5/2015 11:23:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward had a big debut with St. Louis on Sunday versus the Cubs.
Insight: Heyward came into Sunday, 4-for-9, lifetime versus Cubs starter Jon Lester. Heyward improved those numbers, going 3-for-3 off the Chicago ace with two doubles. Heyward was 3-for-5 with a run in his Cardinals debut.
 
4/5/2015 9:58:00 AM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward has solid numbers against Cubs' starter Jon Lester.
Insight: Only six Cardinals have ever faced Lester, and Hewyard is 4-for-9 lifetime against him. Three of those hits are for extra bases, including one homer. Look for Heyward to get off to a hot start with his new club.
 
3/8/2015 10:46:00 AM
Description: Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward is expected to hit at the top of the order according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: It is likely to be in No. 2 spot. Heyward will have a chance to produce nicely, and score a ton of runs.
 
9/27/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is 6-for-14 with two homers against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Heyward has put together a solid, though unspectacular season, batting .268 with 11 HR, 58 RBI, 74 runs and 19 steals. We like this matchup.
 
9/23/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is again not in the lineup against the Pirates.
Insight: Heyward has not played since a pitch hit him in the left thumb last Wednesday. On Sunday, Heyward could still not grip a bat. It is unclear if he will return at all this week.
 
9/22/2014 6:44:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is not in Monday's lineup against the Pirates.
Insight: Heyward has not played since a pitch hit him in the left thumb last Wednesday. On Sunday, Heyward could still not grip a bat. It is unclear if he will return at all this week.
 
9/21/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is not in Sunday's lineup against the Mets.
Insight: Heyward left Wednesday's game with a left thumb injury and has not returned since then. Heyward remains day-to-day, and Emilio Bonifacio is in right field until he returns.
 
9/19/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is not in Friday's lineup against the Mets.
Insight: Heyward left Wednesday's game with a left thumb injury. Although the x-rays came back negative, his thumb is still swollen. He is listed as day-to-day and could be available late in the game on Friday.
 
9/18/2014 1:06:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward was forced from Wednesday's game due to a left thumb injury.
Insight: X-rays cames back negative, but his status for the next game is up in the air. He's settled into a reasonable production level, batting .273 with 11 HR, 58 RBI, 70 runs and 19 steals.
 
Hot9/15/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is a career .419 hitter (13-for-31) against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg with a home run and a 1.099 OPS.
Insight: Heyward is batting .316 for the week and could be ready to take advantage of this favorable matchup. On the season, he's hitting .274 with 11 homers, 58 RBI, 70 runs, 19 steals and a .745 OPS.
 
9/10/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is a career .429 hitter (12-for-28) against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: Heyward batting average is up this season, but his power is not. On the season, he's hitting .273 with 11 homers, 57 RBI, 69 runs, 17 steals and a .746 OPS.
 
Hot8/27/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday.
Insight: Heyward has batted an impressive .336 over his last 38 games, but with just three homers during that span. On the season, he's hitting .270 with 11 homers, 53 RBI, 66 runs, 14 steals and a .742 OPS.
 
Hot8/27/2014 12:48:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has gone 6-for-15 in his career against Mets starter Zack Wheeler.
Insight: Despite his 0-for-4 on Tuesday, Heyward is 11-for-31 (.355) in his last seven games. The right fielder is batting .270 with 10 home runs and 52 RBI this year.
 
Hot8/19/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has gone 42-for-121 (.347) with six doubles, a triple, two homers, 18 RBI, 20 runs and five steals in his last 32 games.
Insight: He's raised his average from .241 to .269 and his OPS from .696 to .739 in the process. Heyward went 2-for-6 with three RBI Tuesday at Pittsburgh.