Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Joe Maddon's odd advice to strike out more may have helped Javier Baez break out

    CSN Chicago "The Cubs will live with the boom-and-bust cycles for Javier Baez, because he can still be a game-changing presence with his swim moves and freakish sense for tagging, whether or not he looks out of control at home plate. “Not so much,” manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday when asked if Baez is at..." May 05

  • 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