Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward watches a solo home run during the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. The Padres won 7-6. (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward
left Tuesday's game against the Washington Nationals following his first at-
Just two pitches into the game, Heyward fouled off a high pitch from Gio
Gonzalez. Heyward's follow through on the swing seemed to hit the back of his
Heyward received medical attention, but after a few minutes remained in the
game and popped out on the next pitch for the first out of the game. Heyward
immediately headed for the tunnel and didn't come out to play the field in the
bottom of the first inning.
Evan Gattis entered the game for the Braves playing left field, while Justin
Upton moved from left to right.
Heyward, who is hitting .234 this season with 10 homers and 31 RBI, was on the
disabled list earlier this year due to appendectomy surgery.
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