Jason Heyward was a somewhat controversial player even before this year. Some baseball people loved him. Others just never saw what the big deal was. He was a darling of advanced statistics like WAR. His more traditional numbers left you yawning. When he got $180 million dollars from the Chicago Cubs before this season, many thought that it was a genius move. And many wondered if the entire world had gone mad.
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