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Jason Heyward is coming up big at the top For those not already aware,  Jason Heyward has recently been residing at the top of the Atlanta Braves lineup and performing at the top of his game.  The two transitions have coincided with one another.  Heyward may not physically look like the prototypical lead-off hitter, but the Atlanta Braves box scores paint a different picture. On July 27, the Braves took to the field at the Ted for a Saturday game with St. Louis.  After picking up the victory in-game one of the series, they had climbed over the .500 mark for the month, at 8-7.  Although they were managing to hold on to a decent lead in the division over the fledgling Nationals and Phillies, the team had become somewhat stagnant and uninspiring with their inconsistent play.  That changed in the bottom of the first inning that afternoon.  The Atlanta crowd witnessed something only seen twice before, as Heyward was the first to step into the batters box. Going Into that game, the Gold G...
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