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Jason Heyward | Outfielder

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/9/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 245
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Jason Heyward (legs) struck out as a pinch-hitter in Sunday's 18-inning loss to the Mets.
Heyward was held out of the starting lineup after making an early exit from Saturday night's game with cramping in his legs and a head cold. He's expected back in there on Tuesday. Jul 20 - 9:07 AM

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Jason Heyward (legs) is not in the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.

Heyward left Saturday's game late with some cramping in his legs. He's expected to be fine, but the Cards are playing it safe with a lefty on the mound (Jon Niese) and an off day coming Monday. Randal Grichuk is in right field, while Peter Bourjos is in center.
Jul 19 - 11:29 AM

Jason Heyward was pulled from Saturday's defeat of the Mets with cramping in his legs.

It was a very hot and humid night at Busch Stadium. Heyward had rattled off five hits before exiting, lifting his season slash line to .288/.342/.437. He should start in right field in Sunday afternoon's series finale.
Jul 18 - 10:35 PM

Jason Heyward went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs.

Heyward had nearly identical lines in the twin bill, going 2-for-4 with a run scored in the first game. The Cardinals lost both. With his four-hit day, Heyward's line continued to climb, resting at .283/.331/.434 after Tuesday's action. The All-Star break is coming at a bad time for the 25-year-old, but he should remain productive in the season's second half.
Jul 8 - 1:01 AM

Jason Heyward went 1-for-3 with a walk and a single in Friday's loss to the Padres.

Heyward's single was one of just four hits that the Cardinals managed as a team. The once highly-touted outfielder looked dead in the water a month ago, but he absolutely melted the ball in June, hitting .326/.365/.517 with four homers and 14 RBI for the month. After a rough April, he's starting to look more and more like the player that the Cardinals were hoping for when they acquired him in the off-season.
Jul 4 - 1:04 AM

Jason Heyward homered in his third consecutive game in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Marlins.

Heyward, in a 1-for-4 effort, hit a three-run home run to right field in the seventh inning off of Mat Latos to pad the Cardinals' lead to 5-1 at the time. The outfielder has been red-hot as of late, batting .391/.417/.739 since June 10. Overall, he's hitting .278/.318/.448 with nine home runs and 27 RBI.
Jun 24 - 9:53 PM

Jason Heyward hit his eighth home run of the season Tuesday against the Marlins.

Heyward continues to atone for his slow start with a strong month of June, swatting a solo home run against Marlins starter Jose Urena in the fourth inning. Heyward has raised his line to .278/.319/.439 with the eight homers and 24 RBI. He's now hitting .348 with three homers in the month of June.
Jun 23 - 10:09 PM

Jason Heyward went 3-for-4 with a solo home run as the Cardinals suffered a loss to the Phillies on Sunday.

Heyward's homer came in garbage time, as he took Jonathan Papelbon yard in the ninth inning to reduce the Cardinals' deficit to 9-2. The afternoon marks his third consecutive multi-hit game. He's surged over the last two weeks, bringing his triple-slash line up to .279/.320/.429 with seven home runs and 23 RBI.
Jun 21 - 4:46 PM

Jason Heyward hit a solo home run in the seventh inning of Thursday's loss to the Twins.

Heyward's two-out solo shot off Mike Pelfrey in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie. It was the outfielder's sixth of the season and gave him 20 RBI for the year. It was also a much-needed homer, as Heyward has increasingly been sitting for match-up reasons. Overall, he's hitting just .260/.302/.397.
Jun 18 - 4:20 PM

Jason Heyward is not in the Cardinals' lineup Tuesday.

Jon Jay will play left field, Peter Bourjos will play center field, and Randal Grichuk will start in right with the Rockies throwing left-hander Jorge De La Rosa.
Jun 9 - 5:31 PM

Jason Heyward is not in the Cardinals' lineup Saturday.

Los Angeles is starting left-hander Clayton Kershaw, so the Cardinals will trot out Randal Grichuk in right field and Peter Bourjos in center. Heyward should be back in action Sunday versus right-hander Zack Greinke.
Jun 6 - 6:00 PM

Jason Heyward is not in the Cardinals' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Brewers.

Randal Grichuk will start in right field and bat fifth against Milwaukee right-hander Tyler Cravy. Heyward is batting just .251/.302/.394 in 48 games this season.
Jun 2 - 4:02 PM

Jason Heyward hit a game-tying homer in the ninth inning Wednesday as the Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 4-3.

The Cardinals went on to win on a game-ending error from catcher Jordan Pacheco in the ninth. Heyward's homer was his third in 10 games and fifth overall. He's had a miserable season, which is why he was batting eighth against a right-hander tonight, but he's still playing quite a bit better now than he did in April.
May 28 - 12:10 AM

Jason Heyward (hip) is in the Cardinals' starting lineup Monday versus the visiting Diamondbacks.

Heyward sat out Saturday and Sunday in Kansas City with some lingering tightness in his left hip. He's starting in right field and batting seventh on Memorial Day. Matt Holliday is in left and Peter Bourjos is in center.
May 25 - 12:09 PM

Jason Heyward (hip) remained out of the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.

He's now sat out two straight contests with tightness in his left hip. Heyward is considered day-to-day. Randal Grichuk is getting another start in right field.
May 24 - 12:26 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yadier Molina
2Tony Cruz
1B1Brandon Moss
2Mark Reynolds
3Matt Adams
2B1Kolten Wong
2Greg Garcia
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Pete Kozma
3B1Matt Carpenter
LF1Matt Holliday
2Stephen Piscotty
CF1Randal Grichuk
2Jon Jay
3Peter Bourjos
RF1Jason Heyward
DH1Brandon Moss
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Lance Lynn
2John Lackey
3Michael Wacha
4Carlos Martinez
5Jaime Garcia
6Adam Wainwright
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Jordan Walden
3Kevin Siegrist
4Steve Cishek
5Seth Maness
6Randy Choate
7Matt Belisle
8Carlos Villanueva
9Miguel Socolovich