Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Cubs' Javier Baez, Jon Lester share MVP honors in NLCS

    ESPN "Cubs second baseman Javier Baez and starting pitcher Jon Lester were named co-MVPs of the National League Championship Series after the team's 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night in Game 6 in Chicago. The Cubs won the series 4-2 to advance to their first World Series in..." October 23

  • Here's why Cubs' Baez enjoyed his clutch hit a little more than you might think

    CBS Sports "A big part of the Cubs' longshot ninth-inning comeback against the Giants in Game 4 of the NLDS on Tuesday (CHC 6, SF 5) was of course this clutch, go-ahead single by Javier Baez off Hunter Strickland ... As you may have noticed, Baez after ripping that Strickland fastball for a base knock..." October 12

  • Buster Posey takes dig at Javier Baez over watching home run

    Larry Brown Sports "San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey didn’t think much of the way Chicago’s Javier Baez reacted to his game-winning home run on Friday night. Baez hit a dramatic home run in the eighth inning of Game One of the NLDS, putting the Cubs ahead 1-0 over the Giants. The homer just barely made it..." October 08