Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Where do Cubs go from here with Addison Russell and Javier Baez?

    NBC Chicago "A scout from a potential playoff opponent asked the question while covering the Cubs in late September: Why is Addison Russell still playing shortstop over Javier Baez? An ego thing, to make sure they didn’t lose Russell near the end of a difficult year from a personal/professional standpoint,..." October 31

  • Javier Baez suffers blurred vision after eye injury; status uncertain

    Chicago Tribune "In a blink of an eye, the Cubs' second-half surge looked to be in jeopardy. Shortstop Javier Baez was kneed in the right eye on a headfirst slide into second base during the second inning of the Cubs' 5-1 loss to the Braves on Sunday and later came out of the game suffering from blurred..." September 04

  • Javier Baez Leaves Game vs. Braves After Suffering Head Injury

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Cubs utility infielder Javier Baez exited Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves after taking a knee to the head. According to 670 The Score's Bruce Levine, Baez was sliding into second when he collided with Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson. Mike Freeman replaced Baez at..." September 03

  • Cubs' Javier Baez emerging as a marketing star

    USA Today "Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez, considered one of the most electrifying players on the field, is now finding stardom off the field, too. Baez, 24, who has emerged as one of the top 10 Major League Baseball players in endorsement deals, signing deals worth $2 million alone in the last six..." June 30