Spring training position battles
A daily rundown of the MLB battles for playing time this March and April
Atlanta Braves: Right Field
Heyward making noise: Braves phenom Jason Heyward has done little to disappoint in a pair of Grapefruit League games against the Mets. The outfielder reached base three times and stole a base Tuesday before doubling, working out a walk and driving in a run on Wednesday. He continues to draw rave reviews, including one from a prominent teammate.
"Everybody knows he belongs," Brian McCann told the Atlanta JC. "It's just a matter of getting used to the big-league pitching, how quick the adjustments are made. But he's the best 20-year-old I've ever seen."
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