View Full Version : Jason Heyward out 4-6 weeks

08-21-2013, 05:57 PM
In the top of the sixth after being hit in right jaw by a 90 mph fastball from New York Mets (http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/teams/nym) left-hander Jonathon Niese (http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/players/8333).



08-22-2013, 12:19 PM
After taking a fastball to the face and breaking his jaw in 2 places

Probably the scariest sight I've seen on a baseball field since that horrific Mike Cameron-Carols Beltran collision a few years back


A 4-6 week recovery jeopardizes his ability to play in the postseason, as they start in about 6 weeks.

08-22-2013, 12:50 PM
i'm assuming his cheek is fractured? god, there is no worse sight in baseball than a HBP to the head or a comebacker.

08-22-2013, 07:08 PM
Atlanta Braves ‏@Braves (https://twitter.com/Braves) 5h (https://twitter.com/Braves/status/370607692642926592)
Jason Heyward underwent surgery today to repair his fractured jaw. Two plates were placed in his jaw, one plate on each fracture site.

[/URL][URL="https://twitter.com/Braves/status/370607864840089602"] (https://twitter.com/Braves) Heyward's procedure was performed today by Dr. Glenn Maron in Atlanta, Ga.

Atlanta Braves ‏@Braves (https://twitter.com/Braves) 5h (https://twitter.com/Braves/status/370600846637031426)
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