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Video: Jason Heyward’s first Cardinals homer

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Jason Heyward hit his first home run as a member of the Cardinals on Saturday in St. Louis ...

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Heyward entered play Saturday with a weak .225/.244/.325 batting line, but he has hit plenty of balls hard and been playing tremendous defense in right field. St. Louis acquired the 25-year-old from Atlanta this offseason in a four-player trade that sent right-handers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins to the Braves. Heyward is due to become a free agent after the 2015 World Series. Maybe some more curtain calls will convince him to stay.

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