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JAVIER BAEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Baez hits 2-run HR, Russell adds slam as Cubs rout White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) Javier Baez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer deep into Wrigley's Field's left bleachers in the seventh, Addison Russell added a grand slam in a five-run eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 8-1 on Wednesday night. Jason Hammel (10-5) allowed one run and five hits while striking out seven in seven innings. Hector Rondon pitched a perfect eighth, and Aroldis...
Via Associated Press
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox 1, Cubs 8

OSS: The Cubs go deep 3 times and played screw the closer in the 8th. Three Four up: Javier Baez was only 1-4, but his 2-out home run in the 7th with 1 man on was the play of the night. Javy hit it way out and broke the 1-1 tie in Cubs favor. He’s got a 113 wRC+ on the season now and is slugging .474. His home run was off a righty, but he’s struggled a bit against them. If...
Via Obstructed View
15 hours ago

Baez hits 2-run HR, Russell adds slam as Cubs beat Reds 8-1

CHICAGO (AP) Javier Baez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer deep into Wrigley's Field's left bleachers in the seventh, Addison Russell added a grand slam in a five-run eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 8-1 on Wednesday night. Jason Hammel (10-5) allowed one run and five hits while striking out seven in seven innings. Hector Rondon pitched a perfect eighth, and Aroldis...
Via Associated Press
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranaudo flirts with no-no before Sox falter late

Kris Bryant hit a solo homer in the sixth, Javier Baez smacked a tiebreaking two-run blast in the seventh and Addison Russell added his first career grand slam in the eighth to lift the Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday in the third game of a four-game Interleague series.
Via WhiteSox.com
15 hours ago

Cubs power up with 3 HRs to surge past Sox

Kris Bryant hit a solo homer in the sixth, Javier Baez smacked a tiebreaking two-run blast in the seventh and Addison Russell added his first career grand slam in the eighth to lift the Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday in the third game of a four-game Interleague series.
Via Cubs.com
15 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Much ado about Javier Baez

Thus far in the 2016 MLB season, Javier Baez has seen time on the field for the Chicago Cubs at five different positions. As of 7/18, Baez has played 46 games at third base, 20 games at second base, 11 games at shortstop, four games at first base and two games in left field. He […] Chicago Cubs: Much ado about Javier Baez - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site...
Via Cubbies Crib
6 days ago

Baez on highlight-reel catch: 'I just went for the ball'

Cubs infielder Javier Baez talks about making a highlight-reel catch near the wall during the Cubs' 6-2 win over the Mets.
Via CSN Chicago
7 days ago

My Current Favorite Javier Baez Statistic

Javier Baez is a home-run hitter, and on Tuesday against the Reds, he hit a home run. This is a video of said home run, linked because it is not yet embeddable. I would encourage you to watch the home run, because why not?, but if you’re not in the mood, check out the catcher’s pitch signal: The count was 1-and-2, and Javier Baez is also a strikeout hitter, so the signal was...
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs' Baez makes beautiful throw from his bottom but just misses

Spoiler that you should have inferred from the headline: Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto was ruled safe after umpires reviewed the play, nevertheless it was a defensive gem from Chicago Cubs third baseman Javier Baez. (Check out video above.)Baez ranged a few steps toward short on a hard chopper by Realmuto and managed to get enough glove on it to stop the ball and knock it into the...
Via FOX Sports
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Javy Baez makes the best play of the year… that didn’t result in an out

Javier Baez came up to the big leagues as a shortstop, but plays all over the diamond for Joe Maddon’s Chicago Cubs team. It’s particularly fun to watch the 23-year-old play third base, where his shortstop skills allow him to make some crazy plays that the average third baseman cannot. An example of that came on Thursday night in Miami, when the Marlins’ J.T. Realmuto hit...
Via The Comeback
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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