Jason Heyward RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jason Heyward credits yoga, meditation for early-season rebound

    SI "Two weeks after he gave one of the most famous speeches in baseball history, Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward departed for Arizona to try to put himself back together again. The best word to describe Heyward as a ballplayer was "broken." A .230 hitter during the regular season and a .104 hitter in..." May 24

  • Cubs place Jason Heyward on 10-day DL for injured knuckle

    ESPN "The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list on Monday for a hand injury and called up right-hander Dylan Floro to take his place. Heyward injured a knuckle on his right hand while diving for a ball in the outfield on Friday. He will be eligible to come off the..." May 08

  • Maddon: Heyward's adjustments 'very effective'

    MLB.com "Last April, Jason Heyward was the new kid on the block. This April, he is just one of the guys. Well, not exactly. He's one of the guys who has been one of the stars of the first month of the Cubs' season. Heyward blasted a three-run home run Saturday, his second in as many games, and made a..." April 22

  • Cubs encouraged by Jason Heyward's progress at the plate

    ESPN "Leadoff man Kyle Schwarber hit a ball 424 feet Sunday, while reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant had his second consecutive three-hit game and got on base four times. World Series MVP Ben Zobrist also homered, but it was the five at-bats by the Chicago Cubs' right fielder that made for the..." April 10

  • Jason Heyward looks to 2012 to retrieve form at the plate

    Fanrag Sports "Temper the criticism and take a long look. Jason Heyward had a perfectly fine year in his first season with the Chicago Cubs. Heyward was the best defensive player in baseball in 2016, according to advanced metrics, “saving” 29 runs more than the average player at his position, according to..." March 01

  • Can Cubs break down Jason Heyward's swing and build him back up again?

    CSN Chicago "The Cubs can use hitting jargon to explain Jason Heyward's steep offensive decline, focusing on bat angle and launch position, but there's still a bottom-line aspect to his struggles: How to handle the pressure that comes with signing the biggest contract in franchise history. "You try so hard..." January 28