CF,RF - CHC
Jason Heyward went 2-for-3 in Friday's 2-0 Game 2 loss to the Marlins.
Heyward accounted for the Cubs only extra-base hit in Friday's Game 2 loss. He went 2-for-7 with a double over both games in NLDS. Heyward slashed .265/.392/.456 with six home runs, 22 RBI, 20 runs and two stolen bases over 181 plate appearances this season. The 31-year-old is expected to be the Cubs everyday RF in 2021.
Jason Heyward went -for-4 on Saturday against the White Sox, stranding four men on base and striking out three times. The Cubs lost, 9-5.
Heyward is going through a bit of a slump, hitting just .182/.333/.182 over this last seven games. He has been a surprise this year, but his draft stock shouldn't rise too sharply next year.
Jason Heyward went 0-for-2 on Wednesday against the Pirates with two walks and a strikeout. The Cubs lost, 2-1.
Heyward continues to be patient at the plate, striking out and walking at a similar rate. While more power would be nice (just six homes) the .287 average was unexpected. He's played his way into being drafted in most leagues next year.
Jason Heyward went 1-for-3 on Monday against the Pirates, hitting a single and taking a walk. The Cubs won, 5-0.
Heyward continues to hit for average, even though the power has come down recently. For the season, he has a .291 average, 20 runs, six homers, 22 RBI, and one stolen base.
Jason Heyward went 3-for-3 on Saturday against the Twins, collecting three singles. Each hit came off the bat at 75.3 MPH or less, so he didn't exactly crush the ball. Nonetheless, they all fell in for hits. The Cubs lost, 8-1.
Heyward's average exit velocity is actually down almost two full ticks, but his sweet spot percentage (hitting the ball in ideal lanuch angles) is dramatically up from 31.8% to 45.5%. Heyward has gotten you this far, and with his great strikeout and walk rate, keep riding him.