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Some young baseball players that are hyped heading into the season do not make an immediate impact. Atlanta Braves rookie right-fielder, Jason Heyward, showed on Opening Day that he does not belong in that group with a magical debut against the Chicago Cubs . He was phenomenal throughout the minor leagues and continued to put his array of talents on display in Spring Training. At 20-years old, he has the plate discipline and eye of a veteran. He can spray the ball to every part of the outfield, steal bases, and play a superb right-field. He has it all. Batting seventh against Cubs fiery right-hander Carlos Zambrano, he stepped to the plate in front of a sold-out Turner Field crowd. Shortstop Yunel Escobar had just tied the game at three with a single plating two runs. As Escobar strode o ...

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