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Jason Heyward's Prolonged Slump Lands Him Among Fantasy Baseball Droppables

There’s likely a pretty sizable overlap between Jason Heyward fantasy owners and those who are prone to getting back together with an ex. With an attractive left-handed swing and a 10-year career spanning three high-profile franchises, Heyward remains an intriguing fantasy prospect each year. Yet once again, his numbers through nearly two months fail to live up to the expectations.

Heyward enters Thursday with a respectable .250/.355/.438 slash line, but the solid overall numbers obscure a terrible slump. Heyward slugged .529 through May 1, crediting his hot start with adjustments in his swing. Since then, he’s hitting .