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Chicago Cubs NL Central
Jason Heyward • #22 • OF
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'5", 240 lbs.
Born:Aug 9, 1989 (32 yrs) in Ridgewood, NJ
Hometown:McDonough, GA
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2007 (1/14).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2015.
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Scouting Report
Assets: A unique mix of size, power, speed and skill, he is also very mature and has a great approach to the game--including good plate patience. Is also excellent defensively and does the little things well to help his team win ball games.
Flaws: Needs to keep refining his game in all areas to maximize his significant potential. Must also be able to handle the pressure of being a much-ballyhooed prospect. Also, can he hit left-handed pitching as well as righties?
Career Potential: Talented, athletic and versatile outfielder.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2010 (injured)
Minor League Baseball Player of the Year 2009
South Atlantic League (A) Most Outstanding Major League Prospect 2008
South Atlantic League (A) All-Star Team 2008
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