Jason Heyward throws out Mets runner with beautiful throw

Jason Heyward might be struggling at the plate this season, but he still has a hell of an arm.

During the top of the fourth inning in Wednesday’s New York Mets-Chicago Cubs rubber match, Heyward made a defensive play that was just spectacular. Heyward nailed James Loney at the plate with 2 outs to save a run and preserve the Cubs 3-0 lead.

Check out the throw:

Impressive, right? Here’s something even more impressive about the throw:

Oof. It’s a good thing Heyward’s defense is still really, really good.

Zack Pearson

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