Jason Heyward Returns to Action Saturday

Lesley Tedeschi May 19th 2:21 PM EDT.

After spending the last two weeks away from the field, Jason Heyward is scheduled to be back in action on Saturday. The outfielder has been dealing with a sore knuckle on his right hand, and is finally feeling better.

The Chicago Cubs are taking on the NL central leaders, the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs have a decision to make about whether or not to send Ian Happ back down to the minors in order to make room for Heyward. Heyward had a positive outing during his rehab game on Thursday night, so the chances that the Cubs put Happ back down to the minors is likely.

Heyward isn't quite as valuable in fantasy leagues as he once was, but he is still owned in 43% of leagues. There's always a chance that a veteran player like Heyward can have a surge in performance, even after an injury.

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