Jason Heyward RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Cubs expect Jason Heyward to hit the reset button and produce in 2017

    CSN Chicago "Jason Heyward is the type of guy who paid for season-long hotel-suite upgrades for farewell-tour catcher David Ross and assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske, thanking them for all their help when he broke into the big leagues with the Atlanta Braves. Heyward is someone with enough stature inside..." December 14

  • Jason Heyward returns to Cubs' lineup

    Chicago Tribune "In the latest effort to get production out of the right field position, the Cubs are going back to Jason Heyward for Game 4 of the World Series. Heyward is batting only 2-for-31 in the postseason, but that merely fits in with the rest of the right field candidates such as Jorge Soler..." October 29