Jason Heyward placed on the concussion disabled list

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The Cubs have placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Heyward hit his head while trying to track down Dexter Fowler‘s walk-off home run in Sunday night’s Cards-Cubs game. Ben Zobrist will start in right field tonight against the Marlins in Heyward’s absence. An absence, given the uncertainty of brain injuries, the duration of which will be unclear.

Here’s the play on which he hurt himself. You can see how he jarred himself pretty good:

 

Dodgers sign OF Jason Heyward to minor league deal

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Jason Heyward to a minor league deal and invited him to spring training.

The 33-year-old was released by the Chicago Cubs earlier this offseason.

Heyward, who was injured at times last season, put up the worst offensive numbers of his career, batting .204 and with 10 RBIs and one home run in 137 plate appearances. However, he’s a valuable defender in the outfield.

The deal reunites Heyward with first baseman Freddie Freeman. They came up through the Atlanta Braves system and have remained friends ever since.

Heyward was a leader in the Cubs’ clubhouse, helping them win the 2016 World Series.