Jason Heyward ready for BP
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward, who has been sidelined for nearly three weeks due to a broken jaw, had the restrictive band and braces removed from his mouth Monday and is preparing to take batting practice later this week.
Braves general manager Frank Wren provided the update on Heyward's status prior to Monday's victory over the Miami Marlins. The Braves anticipate that Heyward will rejoin the team and take batting practice Friday in Atlanta.
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