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Jason HeywardTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Chicago Cubs MLB Years: 2010-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion
Futures Game

PositionsRF-1131, OF-119, CF-80Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Alias Heyward
Height6-4Weight220BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 9,1989 [28.253]PlaceMcDonough,Georgia
High SchoolHenry County (McDonough,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,700,000Signing ScoutsBrian BridgesService Time8.000 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#28 ... 2008-ATL-#2 ... 2009-MLB-#5 ... 2009-ATL-#2 ... 2010-MLB-#1 ... 2010-ATL-#1
MLB DebutApril 5,2010 [20.239]
OrganizationsATL [8] CHN [3] SLN [1] Awards18Awards Voting4-137
TBC Player ID128918Retrosheet IDheywj001MLBAM ID518792
RelationshipsBrother of Jacob Heyward
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power51Contact75XBH47RBIs59Runs51Hitting70Durability62Team.537Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-of17827184015112410101.296.355.556.91115531.304.260.333.3836.4512.902.003.2327.0062.50
2007Danville BravesAppRkatl39of17416351001001500001.313.353.375.7286117.455.062.125.3265.8829.415.000.000.0020.00
2007Totals for Rk-Rk         12434135016113910102.302.354.488.84221648.353.186.256.3636.2518.753.002.0843.0046.15
2008Rome BravesSALAatl24of18120449881452761152153497430734.323.388.483.87121744508.361.160.296.3789.6514.571.512.1740.8230.34
2008Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl14of18722342004002400101.182.240.273.5136225.211.091.182.2298.0016.002.000.000.0050.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         127471911492961156153517830835.316.381.473.85422346533.354.157.291.3719.5714.631.532.0642.8230.87
2009Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl34rf19491893456120103140213020212.296.369.519.8889822214.305.223.354.3829.8114.021.434.6718.9039.29
2009Mississippi BravesSouAAatl11rf1947162325713473051281920341.352.446.6111.0579924195.360.259.457.44414.369.740.683.5923.1442.11
2009Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl12rf19311340002102200000.364.462.364.8264013.444.000.273.38415.3815.381.000.000.000.00
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         99362691172541763101515140553.323.408.555.96320146422.334.232.398.41112.0912.091.004.0321.2939.32
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22rf20142520831442951872116911281002213.277.393.456.84923752623.335.179.363.37714.6120.551.412.8928.8936.11
2011Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-rf2126111000001100000.167.286.333.619217.200.166.333.28114.2914.291.000.000.00100.00
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22rf211283965090182144292519340347.227.319.389.70815434454.260.162.308.31311.2320.481.823.0828.2937.78
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22rf221585879315830627822185815220314.269.335.479.81428163650.319.210.330.3518.9223.382.624.1521.7439.87
2013Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-rf23620161006104710100.300.423.350.7737126.429.050.300.35415.3826.921.750.000.0016.67
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22rf231043826797221143824487381017.254.349.427.77616337439.281.173.293.34410.9316.631.523.1927.2938.14
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22rf24149573741552631158204679860332.271.351.384.73522040649.308.113.258.32910.3215.101.461.6952.0925.81
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22rf251545477916033413602335690203413.293.359.439.79824050608.329.146.285.3469.2114.801.612.1442.0831.25
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22rf26142530611222717491145493521012.230.307.325.63217235592.267.095.209.2829.1215.711.721.1875.7128.69
2017South Bend CubsMidwAchn22o2737240002001000000.571.625.5711.196408.571.000.143.52512.500.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22rf2712643259112154115944416732218.259.326.389.71516830480.284.130.225.3118.5413.961.632.2939.2726.79
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchnrf2815499101018006710101.204.298.286.58414257.214.082.204.27010.5312.281.171.7549.0020.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1118401657510482012611646810135472801415181667.261.343.411.75416493434552.299.150.284.00010.3717.601.702.5534.6232.73
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2499091682906110291332751111469015810.319.393.504.8974581001044.348.185.331.00010.6313.981.322.7831.3434.48
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter113751120082071010100.297.413.351.76413246.393.054.297.00015.2221.741.430.000.0018.18
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47162325713473051281920341.352.446.6111.0579924195.360.259.457.00014.369.740.683.5923.1442.11
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter562113760140103540233420313.284.356.493.84910424239.294.209.336.0009.6214.231.484.1821.1040.00
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter123456901492761154153507430734.327.391.485.87622144516.365.158.294.0009.6914.341.482.1341.4529.53
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12434135016113910102.302.354.488.84221648.353.186.256.0006.2518.753.002.0843.0046.15
Atlanta Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter681245836764412517842926324315544301111133.262.351.429.78010552262815.304.167.311.00011.1919.331.732.9829.2635.09
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter283101112924443519116158101167944121.241.315.350.665354671129.271.109.216.0008.9514.791.651.6853.2127.46
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1545477916033413602335690203413.293.359.439.79824050608.329.146.285.0009.2114.801.612.1442.0831.25
Average MLB - Per 162 games16258283152294176815568116613210.261.343.411.75423950660.299.150.284.00010.3717.601.702.5534.6232.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259110918940719871837295601057.319.393.504.89729865679.348.185.331.00010.6313.981.322.7831.3434.48

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl17OF6--111-112121.0002.00------875.010.0
2007Danville Braves AppRkatl17OF4--6---661.0001.50------4100.05.9
2008Rome Braves SALAatl18OF104--215992233224.9612.15------12086.775.9
2008Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl18OF5--8---881.0001.60------771.43.6
2009Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl19RF32--5972-6866.9712.06------4965.323.4
2009Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl19CF9--2221-2524.9602.67------4918.46.6
2009Mississippi Braves SouAAatl19RF42--107511113112.9912.67------4789.430.4
2009Mississippi Braves SouAAatl19CF2--6---661.0003.00------474.31.4
2009Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl19RF3--11---11111.0003.67------3100.02.1
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20RF1401361196235561246240.9761.710.20-----14298.686.4
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl21RF2--2---221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21RF12210699021846-228222.9741.820.22-----12895.375.3
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22RF15414913373311154347342.9862.220.26-----15897.595.1
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22CF22184---441.0002.000.22-----1581.31.2
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl23RF3--7---771.0002.33------650.02.1
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23RF86766971733--1761761.0002.050.25-----10482.753.1
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23CF2020164381--39391.0001.950.24-----10419.212.3
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24RF1491481317365912375374.9972.510.28-----149100.092.0
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25RF1441361217278932290287.9901.990.24-----15493.588.9
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25CF10851121-113131.0001.300.25-----1546.56.2
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26RF1311121029218422224222.9911.690.22-----14292.381.4
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26CF2421171511--52521.0002.170.30-----14216.914.9
2017South Bend Cubs MidwAchn27RF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.02.2
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27RF120104919207525214212.9911.770.23-----12695.274.1
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27CF131289231--24241.0001.850.27-----12610.38.0
MLB Totals for RF - 8 season(s)-   RF10469678702202550251621002075.9881.980.24-----10460.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF69634931284-11321321.0001.910.27-----690.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF8--20---20201.0002.50------80.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF42--107511113112.9912.67------420.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2--6---661.0003.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF32--5972-6866.9712.06------320.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF9--2221-2524.9602.67------90.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--8---881.0001.60------50.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF104--215992233224.9612.15------1040.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF10--171-118181.0001.80------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl17---------6-
2007Danville Braves AppRkatl17---------4-
2008Rome Braves SALAatl18---------104-
2008Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl18---------5-
2009Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl19-------932--
2009Mississippi Braves SouAAatl19-------242--
2009Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl19--------3--
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20--------140--
2011Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl21--------2--
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21--------122--
2012Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22-------2154--
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl23--------3--
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23-------2086--
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24--------149--
2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25-------10144--
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-------24131--
2017South Bend Cubs MidwAchn27--------3--
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-------13120--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB1812000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2009Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor19414343001202100000.286.375.500.8757316.308.214.50012.506.250.500.000.0075.00
2009Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB19244081210230041000000.300.364.475.83919344.357.175.2759.0922.732.504.5520.0025.00
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2022591118401541101120000.305.423.424.84725571.362.119.33914.0815.491.101.4159.0027.78
2010Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB20416020000001800001.125.176.125.3012017.250.000.0635.8847.068.000.000.000.00
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB211845816401501101140001.356.508.5111.01923559.455.155.35616.9518.641.101.6945.0031.25
2012Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB222475817204122142210100.227.272.413.68531681.260.186.2534.9427.165.504.9418.7535.29
2012Atlanta BravesWild CardMLB2215011000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.2000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
2013Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB232467141730462081400001.254.333.478.81132775.265.224.37310.6718.671.755.3316.7541.18
2013Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB23418130014000700000.167.167.333.5006118.200.166.1670.0038.890.005.5618.0033.33
2014Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB242365162121451061200000.323.380.569.94937771.347.246.3548.4516.902.005.6316.2533.33
2015St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2517403120114305700002.300.378.425.80317245.344.125.32511.1115.561.402.2240.0016.67
2015St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB25414251012002200000.357.438.6431.0819216.364.286.42912.5012.501.006.2514.0040.00
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB262055129223142041000102.164.217.436.65324760.140.272.3826.6716.672.505.0018.3377.78
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB26412211000000300000.083.083.167.2502112.111.084.0830.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
2016Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB26616210101001510010.063.167.188.3553118.091.125.1885.5627.785.000.000.00100.00
2016Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB26620030000400500001.150.150.150.3003020.200.000.2000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722558930281271210002.164.270.327.59718563.171.163.27311.1119.051.713.1727.5055.56
2017Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB27512120000002310010.167.333.167.5002015.222.000.16713.3320.001.500.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB2735000000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2819475930162041400101.191.250.319.56915452.242.128.2557.6926.923.501.9247.0044.44
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs414343001202100000.286.375.500.8757316.308.214.50012.506.250.500.000.0075.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs2145509314024423681756212480309.255.337.438.77524151623.288.183.3189.9519.902.003.6923.9136.43
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs15011000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.2000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs217261320260052310011.181.244.292.53621478.234.111.1816.4129.494.602.5636.0030.77
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs921210101002510010.048.167.143.3103124.063.095.1908.3320.832.500.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs620030000400500001.150.150.150.3003020.200.000.2000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [18]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1
2008Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF) ... South Atlantic League Most Outstanding Prospect3
2009Atlanta Braves Minor League Player of the Year ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Minor League Player of the Year (BA) (ATL)3
2010Atlanta Braves Player of the Year ... Baseball America Rookie of the Year ... MLB All-Rookie Team (of) ... NL Rookie of the Month (May) ... NL Rookie of the Month (April)5
2012National League Gold Glove (Right Field) ... National League Player of the Week (June 18-June 24)2
2014National League Gold Glove (Right Field)1
2015National League Gold Glove (Right Field)1
2016National League Gold Glove (Right Field)1
2017National League Gold Glove (Right Field)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-10-10RFChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.062Team Roster on 2017-10-10
2017-07-02RF-CFChicago CubsSouth Bend (A)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to South Bend (A) for rehab27.327Team Roster on 2017-07-02
2017-06-22RF-CFChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Laceration on right hand27.317Team Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-05-21RF-CFChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.285Team Roster on 2017-05-21
2017-05-18RF-CFChicago CubsSouth Bend (A)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to South Bend (A) for rehab27.282Team Roster on 2017-05-18
2017-05-08RF-CFChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Sprained right finger27.272Team Roster on 2017-05-08
2015-12-16RF-CFChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 8-year contract for 2016-2023 ($184m) [Free agent] 15--21.5--21.5--20--21--21--22--22 Signing Bonus: $20m26.129Team Roster on 2015-12-16
2015-11-03CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency26.086  
2014-11-17CFSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Braves with Jordan Walden to Cardinals for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins25.100Team Roster on 2014-11-17
2014-02-05rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($13.3m) [Avoiding arbitration]24.180Team Roster on 2014-02-05
2013-09-20rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.042Team Roster on 2013-09-20
2013-08-23rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured right jaw [Hit by pitch in face by Jon Niese]24.014Team Roster on 2013-08-23
2013-05-17rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.281Team Roster on 2013-05-17
2013-05-09rfAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab23.273Team Roster on 2013-05-09
2013-04-23rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Appendectomy23.257Team Roster on 2013-04-23
2013-01-18rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($3.65m) [Avoiding arbitration]23.162Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2011-06-15rfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL21.310Team Roster on 2011-06-15
2011-06-13rfAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab21.308Team Roster on 2011-06-13
2011-05-23RFAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sore right shoulder21.287Team Roster on 2011-05-23
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-06-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-23InjuredDisabled -- Sore right shoulder 
2010-07-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-06-29InjuredDisabled -- Bone Bruise In Left Thumb 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Atlanta Braves-171,700,000-------1,700,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (1st round - 14th overall)
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll20400,000-75739-2,812,412400,0002,100,000
2011Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll21496,500-53819412,722,607414,0002,596,500
2012Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll22565,000-49421462,954,887480,0003,161,500
2013Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll233,650,000-257972++3,023,990490,0006,811,5002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($3.65m) [Avoiding arbitration]
2014Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll245,000,000-216775++3,256,497500,00011,811,5002014-02-05 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($13.3m) [Avoiding arbitration]
2015St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll258,800,0006142785++3,571,283507,50020,611,500
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2615,000,000758394++3,498,245507,50035,611,5002015-12-16 - Signed to 8-year contract for 2016-2023 ($184m) [Free agent] 15--21.5--21.5--20--21--21--22--22 Signing Bonus: $20m
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2721,500,000818198++3,651,709535,00057,111,500
2018Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2821,500,000-25397++4,360,045545,00078,611,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red