Know Your Prospects: Jason Heyward, RF, Atlanta Braves

Posted: 24th November 2009 by Dylan Sharek in MLB
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Jason Heyward was chosen by the Atlanta Braves as the 14th pick in the first round of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. Now, according toáBaseball AmericaáandáUSA Today,áhe's the No. 1 prospect in all of Minor League Baseball. And with the Stephen Strasburg hype machine chugging along at full steam, Heyward has, in a way, become the forgottenáuber prospect of 2009. But hey, he's used to it. Nearly half of Major League Baseball couldn't see Heyward's incredible promise; the then 17-year-old high school product from Georgia's McDonough High was passed on by 12 other teams in 2007's stacked draft class. Outside of Baltimore's Matt Wieters and Tampa Bay's David Price, he's thoroughly surpassed all of his contemporaries and will become 2010's premier impact prospect. It'sáa funny st ...

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