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What if the Cubs moved Jason Heyward to CF?

Ian Happ looks to have solidified his place in the lineup—at least for now—as the Cubs’ lead-off hitter. But while Happ has earned the chance to be in the lineup every day, it’s unclear exactly where he fits in the field. The Cubs will likely start the 2018 season with an outfield comprised of Kyle Schwarber, Happ, […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
20 hours ago

CI Recap (3/15/18) – Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Hendricks Ready, Heyward Homers

Kyle Hendricks had another outstanding performance on Thursday against Arizona at Sloan Park. A little power from an unexpected source supplied the Cubs offense. (Box score) Why the Cubs Lost The D-Backs hit a pair of garbage-time jacks to take a lead in the 9th inning. Key Moment Jason Heyward blasted a two-run homer to … The post CI Recap (3/15/18) – Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Hendricks...
Via Cubs Insider
1 day ago

Chicago Cubs: Jason Heyward can’t hack it at the plate

The Chicago Cubs have an overcrowding problem developing in their outfield. With Kyle Schwarber, Ian Happ and Albert Almora are all emerging as everyday options, what does that mean for Jason Heyward? When the Chicago Cubs signed right fielder Jason Heyward three years ago expectations...
Via Cubbies Crib
4 days ago

After two years of struggling at the plate, what does 2018 hold for Jason Heyward?

Jason Heyward struggled to produce during his first two seasons with the Cubs. With the North Siders aiming to win a second World Series title in three years, will anything change with Heyward in 2018?
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Heyward happy to help in leadoff auditions

Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he's holding auditions for the club's next leadoff man. Jason Heyward considers it more of an experiment.
13 days ago

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Heyward Leads Off, Bryant Returns in Quintana’s Debut

In a slight change from what we’ve seen thus far in the leadoff spot, Jason Heyward will get a chance start the offense this afternoon. Heyward wasn’t among those players widely presumed to have the best shot at the role, but spring training is all about experimenting. It’s also starting to look as though Kyle … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup: Heyward Leads Off, Bryant Returns in Quintana...
Via Cubs Insider
14 days ago

Orioles Notes: Machado will be on Opening Day roster; no talk on Jones extension

Some significant news has already come out of the Orioles’ annual FanFest event, and here are some more items from some reporters on hand (including Eduardo A. Encina and Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun,’s Rich Dubroff, and’s Roch Kubatko)… The Orioles expect Manny Machado to be on the roster on Opening Day and, while they didn’t entirely close the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 27, 2018  |  Discuss

Box Score 8/9: After a long summer the NFL preseason is finally here

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while sorting through all of our fantasy football notification emails. Happy birthday today to Jason Heyward, JaMarcus Russell, Joel Anthony, Chamique Holdsclaw, Matt Morris, Derek Fisher, Rod Brind'Amour, Deion Sanders, Vinny...
Via Yardbarker
August 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Broadcaster David Ross plays catch with Jason Heyward from bleachers

David Ross put himself to good use between innings during Sunday’s Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals game.Ross, a former Cubs catcher who retired after winning the World Series, is now serving as a broadcaster for ESPN. He was an analyst on “Sunday Night Baseball” in place of Jessica Mendoza, who’s covering the College World Series, and decided to warm up ex-teammate Jason Heyward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler gets World Series ring from Cubs, promptly hits lead-off homer

Friday marked Dexter Fowler’s return to Wrigley Field for the first time since leaving the Chicago Cubs. It was certainly a memorable return.Prior to the game, Fowler, now with the St. Louis Cardinals, finally received his well earned World Series ring. Jason Heyward and Anthony Rizzo presented the ring to Fowler in a pregame ceremony, which included a standing ovation from the Wrigley...
Via Sportsnaut
June 02, 2017  |  Discuss

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