Braves outielder Heyward undergoes appendectomy


Braves outfielder Jason Heyward underwent an appendectomy on Monday. Heyward began feeling ill on Sunday and went to the hospital on Monday.

The Braves will place Heyward on the disabled list.

In the absence of Heyward the Braves will use Reed Johnson and Jordan Schafer in the outfield.

Heyward currently has a .121 average to go with two home runs and five RBI this season.

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