ATLANTA, GA - MAY 17: Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves makes a sliding catch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field on May 17, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
It took me about three days of playing for my body to just settle in ... I'm happy to be playing the game. I love the game with the group of teammates I have. I'm just ready to have some fun.
I remember the other night, before I went to bed, I sat down and said, 'OK, I've got all my energy back,' ... I don't feel like I'm struggling to do anything. My mind is not wondering if I'm going to pull something. I was able to just go play and worry about baseball.More quotes »
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