Jason Heyward: SUPER STAR!

 

That is one large individual,” Ryan Howard, first baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies, describing his first meeting with Jason Heyward. (Sports Illustrated, April 19, 2010).

ATLANTA – Just got finished reading the piece in the latest Sports Illustrated about Jason Heyward of the Braves.  It’s a great piece, if you can pick up the mag and read it.  Through the Braves’ first ten games, Heyward is already the team’s most productive hitter, with a .316 batting average, 3 home runs, 12 RBI’s, and a 1.041 OPS.  Not bad for a 20 year-old rookie!   Continue reading “Jason Heyward: SUPER STAR!”

Frank Wren’s “How to Give a Hall-of-Famer the SHAFT!”

ATLANTA— I have atlantabraves.com plugged into my blackberry.  Whenever I get out on the internet, I start by opening up that website and checking in on news surrounding the Braves.

For weeks now, I’ve been reading headlines about Tom Glavine’s recovery.  Tom Glavine feels better after throwing in the outfield (April 28). Tom Glavine pitches 3 simulated innings, ready to begin his rehab (May 19). Tom pitches 5 scoreless innings in Gwinnett, close to returning to the Braves (May 28).  Tom pitches 6 scoreless innings in Rome, final start before joining the big league team (June 2).  Continue reading “Frank Wren’s “How to Give a Hall-of-Famer the SHAFT!””