Dodgers sign ex Cubs outfielder, Jason Heyward to a minor league deal

Former Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward signs with the Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced the signing of former Chicago Cubs Outfielder, Jason Heyward to a minor league deal, with an invitation to Major League camp.

This wasn’t exactly the move fans were hoping for, as Heyward has been a shell of his former All-Star self over the last few years. The 13-year-veteran hit .204 last year in 48 games with the Cubs, with one home run and 10 RBIs.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sign OF Jason Heyward to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League camp.

The five-time Gold Glove winner has spent time in both right and center field in his career — and the Dodgers obviously have a big need in center with the loss of Cody Bellinger – who incidentally was recently signed by the Cubs.

In Chicago, Heyward was considered a willing mentor and a fabulous teammate – he’ll always be known for his speech during the rain delay in the late stages of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series – but was no longer deemed worthy of a roster spot.

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