Braves' Heyward held out vs. Pirates

Updated: May 23, 2010, 1:31 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Braves rookie outfielder Jason Heyward was scratched from the lineup about an hour before game time in Pittsburgh because of a sore left thumb.

Heyward had four hits as Atlanta won the first two games of the series, including a homer and a double on Friday. Heyward's 29 RBIs lead the Braves and his .464 on-base percentage this month is the NL's third highest.

Heyward was in the original lineup Sunday in right field, but was replaced by Melky Cabrera. Heyward's injury ...

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