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MLB Injury News:
The Atlanta Braves announced late Sunday night that
outfielder Jason Heyward had undergone an appendectomy. As a result, Atlanta
placed Heyward on the 15-day disabled list yesterday to allow him to recover
from the procedure, according to The Associated Press (via ESPN).
Manager Fredi Gonzalez told reporters that Heyward underwent
the surgery after complaining of stomach pain for a few days. The discomfort
increased, and it grew more localized to his right side.
"A couple of days ago when we were in Pittsburgh, he
felt like he had some stomach fires going," Gonzalez said, "and then
it just kept getting more localized, moving to his right side."
Gonzalez added that there is no time frame for Heyward’s
return. Atlanta called up infielder Tyler Pastornicky to replace Heyward on the
roster, and Reed Johnson and Jordan Schafer figure to see increased time in
Prior to the unexpected surgery, Heyward was off to a slow
start for the Braves. The 23-year-old had only hit .121 with two home runs and
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Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward underwent surgery last night to remove his appendix, the team announced in a brief press release.
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Braves outfielder Jason Heyward underwent an appendectomy on Monday. Heyward began feeling ill on Sunday and went to the hospital on Monday.
The Braves will place Heyward on the disabled list.
In the absence of Heyward the Braves will use Reed Johnson and Jordan Schafer in the outfield.
Heyward currently has a .121 average to go with two home runs and five RBI this season.
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