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2014 Avg.
.260
 
Career Avg.
.260
Name  Jason Heyward
Born  8/9/1989
Height  6-5
Weight  240
Number  22
Position  RF
Bats  L
Throws  L
8/1/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward (back) isn't in the lineup Friday.
Insight: Heyward left Monday's game with back spasms and hasn't been able to play since then.
 
7/30/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward (back) isn't expected to play until Friday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Heyward left Monday's game with back spasms and sat out Tuesday and Wednesday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he'll probably give Heyward one more day off.
 
7/30/2014 6:59:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward (back) is out of the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Heyward left Monday's game with back spasms and sat out Tuesday. He was expected back Wednesday's but isn't ready.
 
7/29/2014 7:30:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward (back) is expected back in the lineup Wednesday or Thursday, according to Mark Bowman of mlb.com.
Insight: Heyward is out of the lineup Tuesday after leaving Monday's game with lower back spasms. Ryan Doumit is starting in right field on Tuesday.
 
7/29/2014 11:07:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward left Monday's game after three innings due to a sore back and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the LA Dodgers.
Insight: Heyward is batting .261 with nine homers, 42 RBI and 53 runs scored. He's been playing much better lately, batting .313 in July so fantasy owners hope he makes a quick recovery.
 
7/28/2014 2:21:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward left Monday's game after three innings due to a sore back.
Insight: Heyward is batting .261 with nine homers, 42 RBI and 53 runs scored. He's been playing much better lately, batting .313 in July.
 
Hot7/23/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has batted .395 with 10 RBI over his last 11 games and he has a .455 career average against Marlins starter Nathan Eovaldi.
Insight: Heyward is 10-for-22 with two doubles and a triple against the Miami right-hander. He could be a good option Wednesday.
 
Hot7/22/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has collected multiple hits in six of his last eight games.
Insight: Heyward went 2-for-4 with three RBI Tuesday against the Marlins. He's batting .258 with nine home runs, 42 RBI, 49 runs, 11 steals and a .726 OPS on the year.
 
7/20/2014 12:52:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward hasn't been able to solve Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick.
Insight: Heyward has gone 5-for-28 (.179) with seven strikeouts against Kendrick, Sunday's opposing starter.
 
7/18/2014 10:54:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward had his fourth straight two-hit game Friday against the Phillies.
Insight: Heyward also hit his first home run since June 15, No. 9 on the season. The right fielder has batted .315 in July and .257 in 2014.
 
7/9/2014 1:09:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is 8-for-21 (.381) with a homer and six walks against Mets starter Dillon Gee.
Insight: Heyward went 3-for-4 Tuesday but has gone just 10-for-57 (.175) with two extra-base hits in his last 17 games and is hitting .247 with a .705 OPS on the year. He should only be used when the matchup is perfect, and Wednesday is one of those occasions.
 
Cold7/4/2014 11:49:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward is just 1-for-11 (.091) against Diamondbacks starter Josh Collmenter.
Insight: Heyward has been scuffling of late, batting just .111 over his last 12 games. Avoid this matchup.
 
6/14/2014 4:56:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward (hand) is in the lineup Saturday.
Insight: Heyward left Friday's game after being hit by a pitch on his right hand. He has hit .296 with four homers, 12 RBI, 14 runs and an .888 OPS in his last 17 games, but he's still hitting just .254 with a .715 OPS this season.
 
6/13/2014 9:18:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has been diagnosed with a bruised hand. SOURCE: Braves on Twitter
Insight: Heyward's X-rays came back negative. He shouldn't miss more than a game or two.
 
6/13/2014 8:35:00 PM
Description: Atlanta right fielder Jason Heyward had to leave Friday's game after getting hit by a pitch. SOURCE: Kevin McAlpin, 680 The Fan
Insight: Heyward (.254, 7 HR, 23 RBI) is headed for X-rays on his right hand. Jordan Schafer (.182, 0 HR, 2 RBI) has come on to take Heyward's place in right field.
 
Hot6/1/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has been heating up and will get to face Marlins starter Nathan Eovaldi on Sunday.
Insight: Heyward is 8-for-18 (.444) lifetime against Eovaldi with two doubles and a triple. He's batted .320 with a triple, three home runs, 10 walks, 11 runs and three steals in his last 19 games.
 
Hot5/30/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has gone 23-for-71 (.324) with a triple, three homers, six RBI, eight walks and 10 runs in his last 18 games.
Insight: Heyward has raised his average 40 points in that span. He's up to .246 after going 2-for-5 with a triple and an RBI Friday night.
 
5/27/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward hit a leadoff homer Tuesday against Boston but didn't have a hit in his last four at-bats.
Insight: Heyward had 27 homers and 21 stolen bases in 2012, but he has hit just 18 home runs and stolen 10 bases since then. He's batting .240 with a .670 OPS and four home runs and eight steals this year.
 
5/20/2014 2:55:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward continues to disappoint fantasy owners.
Insight: Heyward's production continues to fall from a high in 2012 (.269, 27 HR, 82 RBI, 21 SB, .814 OPS). His current numbers almost make him a candidate to drop - .228, 3 HR, 10 RBI, 8 SB, .650 OPS. Where has all that "potential" gone?
 
4/30/2014 12:11:00 PM
Description: Braves right fielder Jason Heyward has a .400 lifetime average against Marlins starter Nate Eovaldi.
Insight: Heyward's monster potential makes him a player worth holding onto but not one you'd start everyday. Today, however, is a very favorable matchup that Heyward (.194, 2 HR, 7 RBI) should be able to take advantage of. If you have an outfield spot open, give Heyward a try.
 

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