|Sep. 19 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST5:38 PM VEN2:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-Heyward has a brace on his bruised left thumb and is out of Friday's lineup against the New York Mets.
Analysis: Heyward was injured Wednesday while getting hit by a pitch from Washington's Ross Detwiler. He stayed in the game two innings after getting hit before leaving. He's received treatment the last two days. X-rays taken on Heyward's hand were negative. Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez says Heyward, a 2012 Gold Glove winner who throws with his right hand, could be available to help defensively in late innings.
|Aug. 31 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Heyward continued his recent tear, going 3 for 4 in a 4-0 loss to Miami on Saturday.
Analysis: Heyward is hitting .383 with two homers and nine RBIs in his last 11 games.
|Aug. 13 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT-Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has moved Heyward back into the leadoff spot in hopes of jump-starting the team's struggling offense.
Analysis: Heyward is hitting .274 with 14 homers, 43 RBIs, 65 runs scored in 99 career games at the top of Atlanta's batting order.
|Aug. 4 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Hayward went 3 for 4, including a triple and a double, in Sunday's 4-3 loss at San Diego.
Analysis: Heyward is 5 for 9 in his last two games and has hit .396 with nine RBIs in his last 15.
|July 24 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Heyward was 2 for 4 and scored a run in Wednesday's 6-1 victory against the Marlins.
Analysis: Heyward is 19 for 47 (.404) with 10 RBIs over his last 12 contests.
|July 23 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET15:14 ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST2:44 PM VEN23:14 UAE2:14 PM CT-Heyward was 2 for 4 with three RBIs in a 6-5 loss to the Marlins on Tuesday.
Analysis: Heyward is 17 for 43 (.395) over his last 11 games with 10 RBIs.
|July 19 11:02 AM PT12:02 PM MT1:02 PM CT2:02 PM ET14:02 ET18:02 GMT2:02 11:02 AM MST1:02 PM EST1:32 PM VEN22:02 UAE1:02 PM CT-The sizzling Heyward hit a solo homer Friday.
Analysis: Heyward had two hits and is 14 for 34 in an eight-game streak. He is red hot.
|June 14 11:54 PM PT12:54 AM MT1:54 AM CT2:54 AM ET2:54 ET6:54 GMT14:54 11:54 PM MST1:54 AM EST2:24 AM VEN10:54 UAE1:54 AM CT-Heyward returned Saturday.
Analysis: Heyward left Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels with a bruised right hand after being hit by a pitch from C.J. Wilson.
|June 7 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-Heyward went 3 for 4 with his sixth home run and three RBIs in Friday's 5-2 win at Arizona.
Analysis: Heyward is batting .372 with three homers and nine RBIs over his last 10 games.
|Apr. 21 9:35 AM PT10:35 AM MT11:35 AM CT12:35 PM ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST12:05 PM VEN20:35 UAE11:35 AM CT-Heyward had a much-needed three hits in a 4-3 loss in 14 innings to the New York Mets on Sunday.
Analysis: The Atlanta Braves outfielder is batting just .171 this season and was 6 for 56 (.107) in his previous 14 games.
|Apr. 10 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT-Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Heyward took a 0-for-22 slump into the game and was hitting only .107, with three hits in 28 at-bats. He doubled his hits total with the homer and two singles in his first three at-bats.
|Feb. 4 8:51 AM PT9:51 AM MT10:51 AM CT11:51 AM ET11:51 ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST12:21 PM VEN20:51 UAE10:51 AM CT-The Braves have reached an agreement on a two-year, $13.3 million contract with Heyward, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: The 24-year-old Heyward had an injury-plagued 2013 season. General manager Frank Wren said Tuesday those problems complicated the arbitration process and helped make the two-year contract possible. Heyward hit .254 with 14 home runs and 38 RBIs in his fourth season with the Braves.