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Why Kris Bryant wants to be like Jason Heyward and what it means for Cubs

LOS ANGELES – To get a better idea why Theo Epstein’s front office invested $184 million in Jason Heyward – and how Cubs manager Joe
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Heyward: 'It felt good to get a hit'

Jason Heyward reacts to his hit that started the Cubs' rally in their 6-4 10 inning win over the Dodgers on Friday night.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Jason Heyward showing signs of life post-benching

When it comes to Jason Heyward’s debut season with the Chicago Cubs, it’s been overly stated that it’s been a disappointment. With the expectations of the big-money, eight-year, $184 million contract with the coveted two opt-out clauses, the bat just hasn’t lived up to the contract. Hitting .225/.303/.321 on the season with six home runs, […] The post Jason Heyward showing...
Via Today's Knuckleball
4 days ago

Jason Heyward resets after mental break and responds to playoff-lineup talk around Cubs

SAN DIEGO – With Jason Heyward looking lost at home plate, could the Cubs be forced to sit their $184 million outfielder in October?It’s a
Via CSN Chicago
5 days ago

Is Jason Heyward comfortable as a Chicago Cub?

The Chicago Cubs signed Jason Heyward to a eight-year, $184 million contract in December. At the time, it looked like a great move. Now, not so much. Heyward is currently batting .227 on the season with five home runs and 32 RBI’s. His OBP is .307, which is actually lower than the top 13 batting averages in the National League. Yikes! It’s safe to say Heyward is not living up...
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WATCH: Heyward on scoring game-winning run in 12th inning

Jason Heyward talks about scoring the game-winning run in the Cubs' 7-6 walk-off win in 12 innings over the Mariners on Sunday.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Luck Has Not Been Jason Heyward’s Problem

The worst hitter on the Cubs has also been their most expensive. For Jason Heyward, there are two silver linings. One, he’s impossibly rich, and he can provide for himself and his family without ever feeling a great deal of concern. He’s living and shall live a privileged existence. Two, the Cubs are so good Heyward hasn’t yet been the focus. People have noticed his numbers...
Via Fangraphs
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

The Hole In Jason Heyward’s Swing Is Glaring

It’s always been easy to forget that Jason Heyward‘s actually a pretty good hitter. The bar was set so high, with a 134 wRC+ as a 20-year-old in 2010, that it became easy to overlook his consistent above-average performance at the plate from 2012-15 as underwhelming. This year, it’s become even easier for Heyward to appear underwhelming, because for once, he actually has been...
Via Fangraphs
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Heyward suffers injury on amazing catch

Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward made a ridiculous catch to rob the San Francisco Giants’ Denard Span of extra bases in the first inning on Friday night at AT&T Park, but was forced to leave the game after suffering an injury on the play. Heyward ran a long way at full speed, before making a sliding catch and slamming into the wall, right by the 421-foot mark (the...
Via The Comeback
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Heyward gets attacked by bees during spring training game

An angry swarm of bees tried to disrupt Sunday’s Cubs-Mariners spring training game. The weather was nice and everyone in attendance was enjoying themselves, so of course an external factor not related to the game in any way came in and disrupted the action. It was so bad, that Jason Heyward attempted to hop the fence to get away from them. Heyward said he got stung at least...
Via The Sports Daily
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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