Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs: Javier Baez beginning takeover of second-base job

    CSN Chicago "Cubs manager Joe Maddon kept Javier Baez in the lineup the day after a full-speed, head-on collision with Jason Heyward in shallow center field left him looking like a boxer with a bloodshot left eye and dark bruising around that eyelid. Baez started all 17 playoff games at second base last..." April 09

  • Javier Baez leaves game after ugly collision, diagnosed with eye contusion

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs very nearly lost one of their top young players to a serious injury Friday night. In the sixth inning, second baseman Javier Baez went back for a pop-up and collided with center fielder Jason Heyward, who was racing in to make the catch. It was a violent collision and Baez’s..." April 08

  • Javier Baez is having more fun than anyone else right now

    ESPN "Blond hair, a fancy, three-wheeled car, a new World Series tattoo and his usual flamboyant play on defense. Maybe Javier Baez didn’t get the memo about one of Joe Maddon’s often-preached buzzwords of the spring: humility. The Chicago Cubs are just fine with that. It’s Javy being..." February 28

  • Javier Baez explains funny reason for going blonde

    Sportsnaut "It’s a great day for baseball fans. Pitchers and catchers have started reporting to Arizona and Florida across the industry and media are making sure fans know everything that’s going on with the players. Especially the important stuff. One of these breaking developments revolves around the..." February 14

  • Nike won’t let Javy Baez wear the cleats he wants to wear

    The Comeback "In the era of “Make Baseball Fun Again,” self-expression is all the rage in MLB. And since most of a baseball player’s attire is regimented (there’s only so much you can do with your pant length), many Major Leaguers are looking to stand out with their cleats. A fascinating feature from The New..." October 29

  • Javier Baez breaks out as Cubs' unexpected star in October

    SI "Late in Game 4 of the NLDS, Cubs shortstop/second baseman/third baseman/first baseman/outfielder/Swiss Army knife/wizard Javy Baez wanted some gum. As he went to pop a piece in his mouth, it fell, and what the dugout camera caught next was a feat of defensive heroics. Bobble, bobble, bobble with..." October 26