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Jason Heyward has surgery on jaw

Updated: August 22, 2013, 11:40 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Having dealt with plenty of injuries this season, the Atlanta Braves vowed to move on after losing Jason Heyward.

The outfielder had surgery Thursday on his broken right jaw after being struck by a pitch. The team has not said how long he will be out, but he could miss the rest of the regular season.

Atlanta has a commanding lead in the NL East and hopes Heyward will recover in time for the playoffs.

"We lost a big piece, but teams lose that a lot of times," ...

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