Heyward is not in Sunday's lineup against the Cardinals.
The Cubs essentially shut Heyward down for the year when they were eliminated from playoff contention. Nico Hoerner is starting in center field and hitting seventh.
Heyward remains on the bench Saturday against the Cardinals.
Heyward sits for the third straight contest as the Cubs have seemingly elected to rest him with nothing left to play for. Ian Happ gets the start in center field.
Heyward is not starting Thursday against the Pirates.
With no chance left at making the playoffs, the Cubs are turning to a majority of reserves in Thursday's series finale. Heyward will head to the bench as Tony Kemp, Albert Almora Jr. and Ian Happ man the outfield.
Heyward is not starting Friday against the Pirates.
Heyward started the last five games and went 8-for-17 with three homers and two doubles in that stretch, but he'll take a seat Friday with lefty Steven Brault on the mound for Pittsburgh. Albert Almora is starting in center field and batting eighth in his place.
Heyward went 2-for-3 with a pair of home runs, three RBI and two walks in a loss to the Padres on Tuesday.
Heyward got the Cubs on the board with a two-run shot to left field in the second inning and slugged a clutch home run to tie the game in the eighth. The multi-homer game was the second of the season for Heyward and marked his third straight game with two hits. The 30-year-old is slashing .256/.345/.443 with 21 round trippers and 55 RBI in 536 plate appearances this season.
Heyward went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a double in Sunday's 8-5 loss to the Cubs.
Heyward's ninth-inning blast was his first since Aug. 18 and 19th of the season. Since his last extra-base hit on Aug. 24, the veteran outfielder has been stuck in a hideous 2-for-36 (.056) slump. He owns a .251/.338/.428 slash line over 527 plate appearances on the year.
Heyward is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.
He'll cede his spot in the outfield to Albert Almora as the Cubs go with an extra right-handed bat to counter Brewers southpaw Gio Gonzalez. Heyward has gone hitless in 17 at-bats over his past four starts, dropping his season-long average to .255.
Heyward is out of the lineup for Friday's game versus the Brewers.
Heyward started the last 12 contests and has a .509 OPS in that stretch, and he'll take the day off Friday to reset. Ian Happ will start in center field and bat leadoff in his stead.
Heyward went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a double and a walk in Sunday's win over Pittsburgh.
Heyward homered to left field in the third inning and scored another run after doubling in the fifth. The long ball was his third in August after going yard only once in July. The increased power has come at the expense of average, however; he batted .309 last month but has gone 10-for-52 (.192) through 15 games since the turn of the calendar.
Heyward (knee) will return to the starting lineup Friday and lead off against the Pirates.
The 30-year-old returns to the starting nine after being excluded from the lineup for two games with left knee inflammation. Heyward has gone 8-for-41 with two home runs and four RBI in the month of August.
Heyward (knee) is not in the lineup Thursday against the Phillies.
Heyward was scratched from Wednesday's lineup with left knee inflammation and will need at least one more day to recover. Albert Almora is starting in center field and hitting ninth in place of Heyward, who should be considered day-to-day ahead of Friday's series opener in Pittsburgh.
Heyward was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Phillies due to left knee inflammation.
Heyward is being considered day-to-day; he isn't scheduled to undergo an MRI and doesn't expect to require a trip to the injured list, per Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Ian Happ will cover center field in his absence, with Tony Kemp entering the lineup at second base.
Heyward is starting in center field and batting first in Sunday's game against the Reds.
Heyward did not start Saturday, but he'll be back in action against tough Cincinnati righty Luis Castillo. The Cubs suddenly have a pretty crowded outfield with the addition of Nicholas Castellanos, so Heyward will jockey with Albert Almora, Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber for playing time.
Heyward isn't starting Saturday's game against the Reds.
Heyward is just 1-for-12 over his last three contests, so he'll head to the bench for a breather. Albert Almora will man center field and lead off in Heyward's absence.
Heyward went 2-for-5 with a home run, a triple, three RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Brewers.
Heyward set the tone for his team's offense with a leadoff homer off Brewers starter Adrian Houser. He then drove in another run with a triple in the following inning. The 29-year-old outfielder now has 17 long balls as he looks to reach the 20-homer mark for the first time since 2012.
Heyward went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk during a 6-2 victory against the Brewers on Friday.
This was Heyward's first homer since July 14, and yet he still already has the most home runs he's ever recorded in a season with the Cubs since joining the team in 2016. Heyward has reached 20 homers just once in his career, but he will really have to slump not to hit 20 this season. He is batting .277 with 16 homers, 45 RBI, 50 runs and six steals in 361 at-bats this season.
Heyward went 3-for-5 with a run scored in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Cardinals.
Heyward had half of the Cubs' six hits and scored the team's only run. The 29-year-old outfielder has had a solid bounceback season for Chicago, as he's now slashing .278/.355/.458 through 99 games, and his OPS is up from .731 in 2018 to .814 currently.
Heyward is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Padres.
Heyward and fellow lefty-hitting outfielder Kyle Schwarber will bow out of the starting nine with a southpaw (Joey Lucchesi) on the bump for San Diego. The two absences will create room in the outfield for Robel Garcia and Kris Bryant.
Heyward went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 8-3 win over the Pirates.
Heyward hit his 15th home run of the season with two outs and a runner on in the fifth inning, giving the Cubs a 5-3 lead. The 29-year-old outfielder has had a power resurgence this year, as the 15 home runs are the most in a season for Heyward since he hit 27 as a 22-year-old in 2012 with the Braves.
Heyward (back/hip) is back in the lineup Saturday against the White Sox.
Heyward hadn't played since Tuesday due to minor hip and back issues. He'll bat sixth and play center field against the Cubs' crosstown rivals.
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