Jason Heyward to take BP on Friday


Jason Heyward will take batting practice on Friday according to Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren.

Heyward, 24, has not appeared in a game since Aug. 21 when he was hit in the jaw by Mets pitcher Jon Niese.


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The Braves and Heyward currently have not expressed when the outfielder may return but taking batting practice is obviously a good sign.

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