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Jason Heyward takes on Ice Bucket Challenge (video)

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward is the latest to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness. On Friday Heyward had a bucket of ice water dumped on him while he stood in the Braves dugout. Your browser does not support iframes. Heyward was 1-for-4 with two runs scored and a walk in Friday’s game against Oakland. Hard to argue with those results.
Via Tireball.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves lose fifth straight in Heyward's return

With a walk-off win in the 12th inning, the San Diego Padres handed the Atlanta Braves their fifth straight loss on what proved to be an emotional day in franchise history, beginning first and foremost with the passing of longtime Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren. On the field, though, the Braves' 3-2 loss puts them farther back in the NL East and wildcard standings as their...
Via Fox Sports South
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jason Heyward exits with back soreness

Jason Heyward left Monday’s afternoon game with what the team is callng lower back soreness, according to #452538164 / gettyimages.com" target="_blank">David O'Brien of AJC.com. Ryan Doumit replaced Heyward in right field and five-hole in the lineup. Heyward went hitless in one at bat as he grounded out to Yonder Alonso in the second inning.#Braves say...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Heyward exits with sore back, might play Tuesday

ATLANTA -- Braves outfielder Jason Heyward left Monday's game early with lower back soreness and is "day to day" with his recovery, according to team officials. The 24-year-old veteran participated in three full innings on Monday, before retiring from the action. Heyward had a regular day of rest on Sunday -- an 8-3 victory for the Braves. His next opportunity to play...
Via Fox Sports South
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Braves Follow Pastornicky's Lead?

Atlanta Braves lead-off man Jason Heyward was on the bench Wednesday afternoon against the Giants and left-handed starter Madison Baumgartner, so manager Fredi Gonzalez needed someone else to fill the lead-off role. Second baseman Tyler Pastornicky not only filled the role, he excelled. Pastornicky had two hits through and scored a run in the Braves game Wednesday against the Giants...
Via Sports Blog Talk
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the Atlanta Braves title hopes may not be doomed after all

Move over Jason Heyward, a new catalyst sits atop the Atlanta Braves lineup. Jordan Schafer, after a spectacular weekend performance, is making this Jason Heyward injury a lot easier to swallow. Once a highly-touted minor league prospect and heir to the Braves center field, Schafer has had a career of ups and downs. Well, mostly downs. In 2008 he was suspended for 50 games for HGH...
Via isportsweb.com
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves Jason Heyward Big at the Top

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....
Via Atlanta Bullpen
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Have the Braves Figured it Out?

Have the Atlanta Braves figured it out?  We all know that baseball is a very long season.  A lot of different things can take place over 162 games.  I try not to get caught up in the good things that happen during a winning streak, but I simply can’t help myself after these last five games. Over these last five games the Braves have scored a total of 31 runs.  The Bravos scoring 31...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Heyward is simply unreal

Last night, the Braves were no-hit until the seventh inning, and trailed until the top of the ninth. In the bottom of the ninth, the Mets, down a run, managed to get runners on first and second with two outs, and Justin Turner stroked a liner to left center, which looked like it might tie or end the game for the Mets. End the game it did, although not quite how Turner and the Mets...
Via The Victory Formation
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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