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Rookie won't try to play in All-Star Game

Updated: June 30, 2010, 3:09 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Injured Atlanta Braves rookie Jason Heyward says he won't try to play in the All-Star Game.

Heyward is second among NL outfielders in the fan voting results that were released on Tuesday.

The right fielder was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday night with a deep bone bruise in his left thumb. He was wearing a new cast on his thumb Tuesday.

Heyward will be eligible to come off the DL during the All-Star break from July 12-14. He said if he can't play for ...

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