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Jason Heyward

Jason Alias Heyward (The J-Hey Kid) (twitter: @JasonHeyward)

Position: Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 245 lb.

Born: August 9, 1989 in Ridgewood, NJ
High School: Henry County HS (McDonough, GA)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed August 12, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 5, 2010 (Age 20.239)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Braves 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed, 2 yrs/$13.3M (14-15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 4.000, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Excel Sports Mgmt, previously: Career Sports Mgmt [*]
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Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 31, 2014 8:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #847. Whitey Kurowski… #848. Hubie Brooks… #849. Bip Roberts… #850. JASON HEYWARD… #851. Fred Luderus… #852. Joe Cunningham… #853. Bob Skinner… 

Standard Batting

More Stats

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 ★ 20 ATL NL 142 623 520 83 144 29 5 18 72 11 6 91 128 .277 .393 .456 .849 131 237 13 10 0 2 2 *9 AS,MVP-20,RoY-2
2011 21 ATL NL 128 456 396 50 90 18 2 14 42 9 2 51 93 .227 .319 .389 .708 93 154 7 4 0 3 4 *9
2012 22 ATL NL 158 651 587 93 158 30 6 27 82 21 8 58 152 .269 .335 .479 .814 117 281 4 2 0 3 1 *9/8 MVP-28,GG
2013 23 ATL NL 104 440 382 67 97 22 1 14 38 2 4 48 73 .254 .349 .427 .776 113 163 7 8 1 0 1 98
2014 24 ATL NL 103 452 396 53 103 16 2 9 42 12 4 50 70 .260 .350 .379 .728 104 150 2 5 0 1 2 *9
5 Yrs 635 2622 2281 346 592 115 16 82 276 55 24 298 516 .260 .351 .432 .783 113 985 33 29 1 9 10
162 Game Avg. 162 669 582 88 151 29 4 21 70 14 6 76 132 .260 .351 .432 .783 113 251 8 7 0 2 3

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 ★ 20 ATL NL 142 623 32 1 2 15 -6 45 4.6 19 64 6.4 .533 .529 4.8 0.9 49 $400,000 *9 AS,MVP-20,RoY-2
2011 21 ATL NL 128 456 -4 2 1 15 -5 10 1.1 14 24 2.5 .509 .507 0.8 1.1 9 $496,500 *9
2012 22 ATL NL 158 651 15 3 3 20 -6 35 3.8 20 55 5.8 .524 .523 3.5 1.5 35 $565,000 *9/8 MVP-28,GG
2013 23 ATL NL 104 440 8 -1 0 16 -3 19 2.0 14 33 3.4 .521 .513 1.6 1.4 17 $3,650,000 98
2014 24 ATL NL 103 452 5 1 2 30 -4 34 3.8 14 48 5.2 .539 .525 1.8 2.9 18 $4,500,000 *9
5 Seasons 635 2622 56 6 9 96 -24 143 15.3 82 225 23.3 .525 .520 12.5 7.9 129 $9,611,500

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 20 ATL NL NLDS SFG L 4 17 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 1 0 0 0 0
2012 22 ATL NL NLWC STL L 1 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 ATL NL NLDS LAD L 4 18 18 1 3 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 7 .167 .167 .333 .500 6 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (3 Series) 9 40 39 1 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 16 .154 .175 .256 .431 10 1 0 0 0 0
1 NLWC 1 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 2 0 0 0 0 0
2 NLDS 8 35 34 1 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 15 .147 .171 .235 .407 8 1 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2010 ATL NL 20 OF 140 136 133 1196.1 246 235 5 6 1 .976 7 15 7 15 1.81 1.71 .987 2.17 2.15 AS,MVP-20,RoY-2
2010 ATL NL 20 RF 140 136 133 1196.1 246 235 5 6 1 .976 7 15 7 15 1.81 1.71 .986 2.10 2.07 AS,MVP-20,RoY-2
2011 ATL NL 21 OF 122 106 100 990.1 228 218 4 6 0 .974 10 15 13 18 2.02 1.82 .986 2.16 2.15
2011 ATL NL 21 RF 122 106 100 990.1 228 218 4 6 0 .974 10 15 13 18 2.02 1.82 .983 2.05 2.04
2012 ATL NL 22 OF 156 151 149 1355.2 351 335 11 5 4 .986 21 20 19 17 2.30 2.22 .987 2.11 2.09 MVP-28,GG
2012 ATL NL 22 RF 154 149 147 1337.2 347 331 11 5 4 .986 23 20 20 18 2.30 2.22 .984 2.01 1.99 MVP-28,GG
2012 ATL NL 22 CF 2 2 2 18.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -107 0 2.00 2.00 .990 2.50 2.45 MVP-28,GG
2013 ATL NL 23 OF 102 96 86 861.2 215 211 4 0 0 1.000 16 22 2.25 2.11 .986 2.13 2.13
2013 ATL NL 23 RF 86 76 71 697.2 176 173 3 0 0 1.000 5 15 9 26 2.27 2.05 .985 2.08 2.08
2013 ATL NL 23 CF 20 20 15 164.0 39 38 1 0 0 1.000 3 1 20 7 2.14 1.95 .987 2.49 2.49
2014 ATL NL 24 OF 103 102 99 911.1 256 247 7 2 1 .992 24 30 32 39 2.51 2.47 .986 2.10 2.10
2014 ATL NL 24 RF 103 102 99 911.1 256 247 7 2 1 .992 24 30 32 40 2.51 2.47 .989 2.06 2.06
5 Seasons OF 623 591 567 5315.1 1296 1246 31 19 6 .985 62 96 14 21 2.16 2.05 .986 2.13 2.12
5 Seasons RF 605 569 550 5133.1 1253 1204 30 19 6 .985 69 95 16 22 2.16 2.04 .985 2.06 2.04
2 Seasons CF 22 22 17 182.0 43 42 1 0 0 1.000 1 1 7 6 2.13 1.95 .987 2.49 2.49
5 Seasons TOT 623 591 567 5315.1 1296 1246 31 19 6 .985 62 96 14 21 2.16 2.05 .986 2.13 2.12
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2010 NL (20, 2%)
2012 NL (28, 1%)
0.03 Career Shares (1281st)

Gold Gloves
2012 NL (RF)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2010 April NL Rookie of the Month
2010 May NL Rookie of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2012 Jun 24th NL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2010 NL  6.4 (8th)
2012 NL  5.8 (10th)
2014 NL  5.2 (5th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2010 NL  6.4 (4th)
2012 NL  5.8 (8th)
2014 NL  5.2 (3rd)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2010 NL  4.8 (10th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2014 NL  2.9 (1st)
Active  7.9 (31st)

On-Base% s c a p y
2010 NL  .393 (4th)

Games Played s c a p y
2012 NL  158 (6th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2012 NL  93 (10th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2010 NL  91 (4th)
2014 NL  50 (10th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2012 NL  152 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2010 NL  10 (6th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2012 NL  23.6 (5th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2010 NL  44.67 (5th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2010 NL  4.8 (3rd)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2010 NL  4.0 (6th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2010 NL  4.4 (4th)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
2012 NL  21 (2nd)
2014 NL  24 (1st)
Active  62 (18th)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2010 NL  140 (4th)
2012 NL  154 (2nd)
2014 NL  103 (4th)
Active  605 (17th)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  331 (1st)
2014 NL  247 (1st)
Active  1,204 (17th)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  11 (1st)
2014 NL  7 (2nd)
Active  30 (20th)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2010 NL  6 (1st)
2011 NL  6 (3rd)
2012 NL  5 (5th)
2014 NL  2 (5th)
Active  19 (16th)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  4 (1st)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  156 (2nd)
2014 NL  103 (5th)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  335 (5th)
2014 NL  247 (2nd)

Assists as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  11 (3rd)
2014 NL  7 (2nd)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
2010 NL  6 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  4 (2nd)

Total Zone Runs as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2010 NL  7 (4th)
2011 NL  10 (3rd)
2012 NL  23 (1st)
2014 NL  24 (1st)
Active  69 (2nd)
Career  69 (13th)

Range Factor/9Inn as RF (s.1954)s c a p y
2012 NL  2.30 (1st)
2013 NL  2.27 (4th)
2014 NL  2.51 (2nd)
Active  2.16 (5th)
Career  2.16 (40th)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  2.22 (2nd)
2013 NL  2.05 (5th)
2014 NL  2.47 (1st)
Active  2.04 (7th)
Career  2.04 (48th)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 NL  .986 (3rd)
Active  .985 (10th)
Career  .985 (39th)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
2012 NL  21 (2nd)
2014 NL  24 (1st)
Active  62 (5th)
Career  62 (49th)

Youngest s c a p y
2010 NL  born 1989-08-09 (6th)

                                         

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 8 (1568), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 4 (1691), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 11 (1536), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Right Field (91st), 23.3 career WAR/23.3 7yr-peak WAR/23.3 JAWS
Average HOF RF (out of 24) = 73.2 career WAR/42.9 7yr-peak WAR/58.1 JAWS

Transactions

  • June 7, 2007: Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed August 12, 2007.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2010 20 Atlanta Braves $400,000 0.000
2011 21 Atlanta Braves $496,500 1.000
2012 22 Atlanta Braves $565,000 2.000 contracts
2013 23 Atlanta Braves $3,650,000 3.000 contracts
2014 24 Atlanta Braves $4,500,000 4.000
201525Atlanta Braves$7,800,000
Earliest Free Agent: 2016
Career to date (may be incomplete)$9,611,500Does not include future salaries
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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