|Aug. 22 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET21:11 GMT5:11 CST2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST4:41 PM VEN1:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Heyward had surgery Thursday on his broken right jaw after he was struck by a pitch.
Analysis: The team has not said how long he will be out, but he could miss the rest of the regular season. Dr. Glenn Maron operated in Atlanta, one day after Heyward was injured. He inserted plates in both places where the jaw was fractured. Atlanta has a commanding lead in the NL East and hopes Heyward will recover in time for the playoffs.
|Aug. 21 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET19:44 GMT3:44 CST12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST3:14 PM VEN23:44 UAE2:44 PM CT-Heyward has been hit in the right jaw by a pitch and taken to a hospital for X-rays.
Analysis: Heyward was struck by a 90 mph fastball from New York Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese in the sixth inning Wednesday. The impact made a loud noise, and the crowd groaned as Heyward crumpled to the ground. He stayed down on his back for about three minutes before getting helped to his feet. Heyward walked slowly off the field under his own power, escorted by a trainer, and was replaced by Jordan Schafer.
|Aug. 18 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 CST5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST8:10 PM VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT-Both of Heyward's hits in seven at-bats were home runs in Atlanta's 8-7 loss in extra innings to Washington on Saturday.
Analysis: It was the second multi-homer game of the year for Heyward and the fifth of his career.
|Aug. 13 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 CST10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Heyward was 2 for 4 in Atlanta's 5-1 loss to Philadelphia on Monday.
Analysis: It marked Heyward's seventh game of two or more hits in his last 15 contests.
|Aug. 12 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 CST2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Heyward was 4 for 5 with two runs in Atlanta's 9-4 win over Miami on Sunday, his fourth career four-hit game and first this year.
Analysis: Heyward is hitting .385 over his last 14 games with 18 runs.
|Aug. 6 4:35 PM PT5:35 PM MT6:35 PM CT7:35 PM ET19:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 CST4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)6:35 PM CT-Heyward left Atlanta's game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night because of a muscle strain in his neck.
Analysis: The Braves say he's day to day. Leading off Tuesday night's game, Heyward was visited by Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez after two pitches. Play was delayed for a couple of minutes.
|Aug. 3 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 CST3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Heyward was 2 for 4 with two RBIs in Atlanta's 6-4 win at Philadelphia on Friday.
Analysis: Heyward owns an OPS of 1.104 over his last eight games while driving in nine runs. He drove in 21 runs in his previous 71 contests this year.
|July 31 2:37 PM PT3:37 PM MT4:37 PM CT5:37 PM ET17:37 ET21:37 GMT5:37 CST2:37 PM MST4:37 PM EST5:07 PM VEN1:37 UAE (+1)4:37 PM CT-Heyward had three hits, scored three runs and drove in another in the Braves' 11-3 rout of Colorado on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Heyward, batting .234 this season, is 7 for 14 with five runs and four RBIs in his last three games.
|July 11 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET20:34 ET0:34 GMT8:34 CST5:34 PM MST7:34 PM EST8:04 PM VEN4:34 UAE (+1)7:34 PM CT-Heyward is back in the lineup after missing six games with a right hamstring injury, and starting pitcher Paul Maholm has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a bruised left wrist.
Analysis: Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has Heyward batting second and playing center field Monday night against the New York Mets.
|June 26 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 CST2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Heyward 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs in a 4-3 win over Kansas City on Tuesday.
Analysis: Heyward had been hitting .220 since his last home run on June 10.
|June 13 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET16:18 ET20:18 GMT4:18 CST1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST3:48 PM VEN0:18 UAE (+1)3:18 PM CT-Heyward went 2 for 5 with a double in Atlanta's 5-3 loss at San Diego on Wednesday.
Analysis: Heyward is batting .395 with three homers and three doubles during a 10-game hitting streak.
|June 11 12:19 PM PT1:19 PM MT2:19 PM CT3:19 PM ET15:19 ET19:19 GMT3:19 CST12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST2:49 PM VEN23:19 UAE2:19 PM CT-Heyward hit two solo homers in Monday's 7-6 loss to San Diego.
Analysis: Heyward had one homer in his previous 25 games.
|June 7 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 CST2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Heyward was 2 for 4 in Thursday's 5-0 loss to the Dodgers.
Analysis: Heyward is still hitting .185 on the year so you can't use him at the moment.
|June 5 12:05 PM PT1:05 PM MT2:05 PM CT3:05 PM ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 CST12:05 PM MST2:05 PM EST2:35 PM VEN23:05 UAE2:05 PM CT-Heyward was 2 for 4 with a double in Atlanta's 5-4 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Analysis: Heyward hasn't given owners much reason to be excited this season, so a 4-for-9 performance over the last two games probably feel monumental.
|June 4 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 CST10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Heyward went 2 for 5 and finally hit his third home run of the season in Atlanta's 7-2 win over Pittsburgh on Monday.
Analysis: The season continues to be a struggle for Heyward, who had been 0 for 18 over his previous six games prior to Monday.
|Apr. 23 11:05 PM PT12:05 AM MT1:05 AM CT2:05 AM ET2:05 ET6:05 GMT14:05 CST11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST1:35 AM VEN10:05 UAE1:05 AM CT-Heyward has been activated from the disabled list and is starting against the Dodgers.
Analysis: Heyward is hitting second in Friday night's lineup, his first appearance since his appendix was removed April 22. It marks the first time this season Heyward and catcher Brian McCann are in the same lineup. McCann returned from offseason right shoulder surgery on the Braves' recent 10-game trip.
|Apr. 4 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 CST3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Heyward hit his first home run in a 9-2 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Analysis: Heyward also went 2 for 4 and had two RBIs.