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Heisey's grand performance a relief in whirlwind year

On Thursday, Chris Heisey hit a grand slam for his first home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which provided the game-winning runs. How he got there, though, was quite a journey. After ace Clayton Kershaw argued with Don Mattingly for pulling him out of the game (WATCH HERE) in the fifth inning with the Dodgers trailing the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-0, the Dodgers embarked on a rally...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 6, Diamondbacks 3: Wait, That Chris Heisey?

Mid-day day games mean we’re all at work, so you get a Chad-ish recap from me today. Clayton Kershaw was struggling a bit with his command today (which makes his 9 strikeouts and 1 walk more hilarious).The Diamondbacks managed to score three runs off of him in five innings, including a Brandon Drury (?) home run. Kershaw was removed after five innings, and the TV cameras showed...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Heisey's grand slam leads Kershaw, Dodgers past D-backs 6-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) Chris Heisey hit a grand slam during the Dodgers' six-run fifth inning, and Los Angeles trimmed its magic number to four for the NL West crown and a postseason berth with a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Clayton Kershaw (15-7) had nine strikeouts while yielding six hits and three runs over five innings. He also had a vehement dugout discussion...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers reacquire Chris Heisey to add to outfield depth

After a circuitous route that spanned across North America, Chris Heisey is a Dodger again. The Dodgers announced Tuesday that they reacquired the 30-year-old outfielder on Monday, just in time for him to be eligible for postseason play. Los Angeles initially acquired Heisey in an offseason trade with the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Matt Magill, but he only played in 17 games this...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

OF Chris Heisey returns to Dodgers in deal with Toronto

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Dodgers acquired outfielder Chris Heisey from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations in a minor league deal. Heisey started the season with the Dodgers, appearing in 17 games for Los Angeles before being designated for assignment on July 30. The 30-year-old Heisey combined to hit .218 with 16 homers and 39 RBIs...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Heisey makes diving grab after replacing contact lens (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Cincinnati Reds outfielder Chris Heisey made a fantastic diving grab just a few batters after replacing a lost contact lens during the fourth inning of Thursday night's game in Miami.Heisey was in right field when he lost his contact lens during the Marlins' first at-bat in the bottom of the fourth. The Reds called time on Heisey's behalf so...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Heisey is Comparable to the 2009 Chris Heisey

Chris Heisey made his big-league debut with the Cincinnati Reds in 2010. A year earlier he put up a .900 OPS with 22 home runs and 21 stolen bases between Double-A and Triple-A. Following his break-out season on the farm he played in the Arizona Fall League. Heisey has yet to break out in the […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Heisey: The People's Choice, pinch-hitter extraordinaire

CINCINNATI -- Chris Heisey is 'The People's Choice' in Cincinnati, a guy who can't push a grocery cart in a parking lot without somebody stopping him to say, "You should be playing every day." He doesn't play every day, but he plays a lot because he is the team's fourth outfielder and he can play all three outfield positions with no drop in coverage or production at home plate. And...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisey's hit gives Reds chance to relax

CINCINNATI -- There were about three weeks to go before spring training began. Chris Heisey was working out at home with a friend, hitting baseballs in the batting cage but not hitting them the way he wanted. He just wasn't comfortable. Frustrated, he somehow got himself to relax. Don't tense up the shoulders so much. Hold the bat around chest level and let things go from there....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisey jumping out at Reds spring training

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Chris Heisey walked into the clubhouse Monday morning, a bag of bats slung over his shoulder. When he reached his locker and dropped the bag on the floor, his dressing neighbor, Chris Nelson, said, "Man, that was some batting practice session. You are the talk of the camp." A writer approached Heisey and said, "You look as if you are ready for the season. You are...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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