Braves OF Heyward's timing 'getting better' at leadoff spot

ATLANTA -- Jason Heyward, from the very beginning, carried the reputation of a fast starter. In his first professional game at the Braves' rookie level affiliate in the Gulf Coast League, Heyward sent a pitch from Phillies minor leaguer Cody Bunkelman into the outfield seats, fanning the flames of the hype that surrounded him after becoming Atlanta's first-round pick in 2007...
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Jason Heyward: Who Is He?

Jason Heyward made his debut as an Atlanta Braves player on April 5, 2010 as a 20-year old.  He was touted by many experts as the left-handed Hank Aaron. Heyward is 6’5″ 240 pounds and is a 5-tool player. Heyward is 24 years old and was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey and grew up in McDonough, Georgia. But who is Jason Heyward as a player? Is he still the power-hitter that he...
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Jason Heyward Facing Demons

Ever been hit in the face by a 90 mile per hour fastball?  Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward has and on Friday night he will face the pitcher who broke his face and interrupted his career. Heyward and his Braves will be facing the Mets and lefty Jonathan Niese tonight.   It will be the first time that Heyward has faced Niese since he crumpled to the ground from a Niese fastball...
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Did Jason Heyward forget count during leadoff at bat? (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward may have forgotten the count when he stayed at home plate after ball four during his leadoff at-bat in the first inning of Thursday night's game against the N.Y. Mets.After Mets starter Jenrry Mejia threw four consecutive pitches outside the strike zone, Heyward prepared to take another pitch, before...
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Braves' Jason Heyward playing through neck spasms

According to David O’Brien of ajc.com, Jason Heyward is playing through neck spasms and headaches. Heyward had spasms and a headache after fouling off a ball in the first inning Saturday night, but played through the injury for the rest of the game and wanted to play Sunday. The left-hander ended up playing Sunday and went 0 for 5 with 2 strikeouts in a loss to the Washington Nationals...
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Jason Heyward to play though neck spasms

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward will play though neck spasms and a headache in Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals. Heyward began feeling neck spasms after fouling off a pitch on Saturday. He stayed in the game that resulted in a 6-2 Braves win. Last season Heyward dealt with a similar issue but did not miss any time. Heyward says he'll play today. Like last...
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Braves RF Jason Heyward makes two diving catches vs Brewers (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward made two diving catches to take some hits (and possibly some runs) away from the Milwaukee Brewers during Wednesday's 1-0 victory at Miller Park.Heyward stole a single from Ryan Braun in the fourth inning, then took another one away from Carlos Gomez in the bottom of the ninth. With the game being...
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Jason Heyward Slays The Dragon With Monster Spring Training Home Run

For the Braves to be competitive this year, Jason Heyward better slay plenty of dragons like this monster spring training home run.
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WATCH: Jason Heyward hits massive homer over scoreboard

This monstrous homer is just gross, and happened on Tuesday at Joker Marchant Stadium. Jason Heyward, most powerful leadoff hitter in the game. No word yet on how much this bomb damaged Rick Porcello’s ego. And check out Torii Hunter’s reaction in right field – he didn’t even bother turning around! He just bent over and picked up some grass as the ball flew out of the park.
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The Atlanta Braves have been very quiet this winter

A winter that was predicted to be full of change for an Atlanta Braves team fresh off of a 96-66 record and another first round playoff exit has been just that for the reigning NL East champions, but the majority of the moves have been subtractions, not additions. The exodus began when longtime starting pitcher Tim Hudson bolted for the bay in San Francisco, signing a two-year deal...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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