Jason Heyward started the season out slowly, but he had an OK May and in June he has hit .329/.363/.529 with four homers and 14 driven in. Nice rebound.
Of course a ton of his value is tied up in his defense too. Something a lot of people don’t appreciate that much given how big and tall he is. But he could play a more than reasonable center field if asked to — he did in Atlanta a good bit — so the range he has in right is no joke. In fact, it’s pretty fantastic. As was on display here:
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Most right fielders don’t get close to that ball.