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Jason Heyward goes out with apparent leg injury after diving for liner

ESPN.com | Updated: 2018-08-31 14:10:14

ATLANTA -- Cubs center fielder Jason Heyward had to leave Chicago's 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves after diving for a liner by Freddie Freeman .

Heyward went out with tightness in his right hamstring. The team said he is still being evaluated.

Heyward was able to walk off the field, getting a hug from former teammate Freeman on his way to the Cubs dugout .

Albert Amora Jr. took over in center.

Heyward failed to knock down Freeman's hit, which rolled all the way to the wall for a two-run triple that tied Thursday night's game at 3.

Information from The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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