Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • The 25 players who will determine the MLB pennant races

    Yardbarker "With just a few weeks left to go in the regular season, baseball's pennant races will be a daily story the rest of the month. Some divisions--namely the Central in both leagues--are essentially wrapped up already, but there are still plenty of things left to be decided. Two division races..." September 06

  • Javier Baez’s lost earring is worth a ridiculous amount of money

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Mets caused a somewhat amusing scene earlier this week when they frantically searched for Javier Baez’s lost earring following a walkoff win. A new piece of information adds a bit of important context that explains why that search was so exhaustive. The..." September 03

  • Javy Baez's Apology Was All About Free Agency

    The Big Lead "On Tuesday, Javy Baez apologized for offending fans with the "thumbs down" gesture the New York Mets have been flashing to the crowd. While Baez did what Mets management wanted by apologizing, it's clear his actions are all about his impending free..." August 31

  • Francisco Lindor – not Javy Baez – is the real Mets issue

    New York Post "The Mets don’t have a Javy Baez issue. They have a Francisco Lindor issue. Baez is an accidental tourist. He will be a Mets footnote. A guy who will really learn what boos sound like at Citi Field when he shows up in his next team’s uniform. August 31

  • Sandy Alderson slams Mets players’ ‘thumb’ war with fans

    MLB.com "In a post-game press conference today, Javy Báez stated that his “thumbs down” gesture during the game was a message to fans who recently have booed him and other players for poor performance. These comments, and any gestures by him or other players with a similar..." August 30

  • Mets, Javier Baez making colossal mistake waging war with fans

    New York Post "Javier Baez had his young son Adrian on his lap, and the kid was wearing a Mets cap, a Mets jersey, and some eye black, just like his dad. If this had all the makings of a Zoom-room charm offensive, well, it turned out to be anything but. After crushing a 444-foot home run Sunday in..." August 30

  • Javier Baez rips Mets fans for booing during recent skid

    Clutch Points "New York Mets second baseman Javier Baez has issued his disapproval over the recent booing from fans amid the team’s notable struggles. As of late, Mets fans at Citi Field have shown clear frustration with the team’s sluggish play. They have rung out loud boos towards..." August 29

  • MLB fans roasted Javy Baez over his outrageously embarrassing swing against the Giants

    For The Win "When the New York Mets added Javy Baez ahead of the trade deadline, it was supposed to signal an all-in move from a club poised to win the NL East. The Mets had a 3.5-game lead in the division at the time, and Baez — who is in the final year of his contract — looked to provided that..." August 25

  • Why Francisco Lindor and Javier Baez are the Mets’ last playoff chance

    Sportsnaut "A season that once looked poised to see the New York Mets play meaningful baseball in October has been all but eviscerated. Losers of 19 of their last 28 games, the Mets have fallen to 61-63, which is good for third place in the National League East and has them seven games behind the..." August 23

  • Javier Baez leaves Mets-Phillies game with apparent hip injury

    SNY TV "When it rains, it pours. That's probably what the Mets are thinking after watching Javier Baez leaves Sunday's contest against the Phillies prematurely.  " August 08

  • Mets acquiring Javier Baez from Cubs

    The Score "The New York Mets are acquiring All-Star shortstop Javier Baez from the Chicago Cubs in a trade that's pending medicals, a source told Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. This comes days after Baez expressed an interest in playing with current Mets..." July 30

  • Javier Baez avoids suspension but fined for actions vs. Reds

    CBS Sports "Cubs shortstop Javier Bàez came through with a walk-off knock on Monday against long-time Reds nemesis Amir Garrett and, well, he really let Garrett know about it on his way to first base.  Before the pitch, the two could be seen jawing at each..." July 28

  • Cubs’ Javier Baez wants to play with Mets’ Francisco Lindor

    NJ "Francisco Lindor is already locked in as the Mets’ shortstop of the future. The team ensured that when they signed him to a 10-year, $341 million contract extension earlier this year after acquiring him from the Cleveland Indians. But there’s another..." July 28

  • Amir Garrett: Javy Baez 'should thank me' for not reacting

    MLB.com "On the first pitch he threw after being called upon to get out of a bases-loaded jam on Monday night, Amir Garrett watched a fly ball land in deep center field for a walk-off, 6-5 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field. It was a frustrating end to the game for the Reds, but the..." July 28

  • If traded, these 10 MLB players would create CHAOS

    MLB.com "The fun of Trade Deadline rumors, to me, is imagining big stars in uniforms they’ve never worn before. Mark McGwire in a Cardinals uniform? Randy Johnson as an Astro? Cliff Lee to the Phillies? Mark Teixeira to the Angels? CC Sabathia to the Brewers? A good Deadline deal makes your eyes..." July 21

  • 3 best Javier Baez trade destinations before MLB deadline

    Sportsnaut "The Chicago Cubs will be sellers at the MLB trade deadline and star shortstop Javier Baez is among the most coveted candidates for contenders looking for upgrades before July 30. Chicago’s 28-year-old shortstop is just a few years removed from winning the 2016 NLCS MVP..." July 19

  • Javier Baez to Mets could become a reality if Francisco Lindor injury is serious

    Clutch Points "Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez could be on the trade market ahead of July 31st. While Kris Bryant seems to be the main name who could be on his way out of Wrigley, Baez to the Mets rumors are heating up after Francisco Lindor’s injury on Friday night. Lindor left..." July 17

  • Cubs working on extensions with Anthony Rizzo and Javy Baez before MLB Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Nation "Among the reasons it seems very unlikely that the Cubs will trade Anthony Rizzo and/or Javy Báez this month, these are two guys whom they have tried to extend, and whom they want to retain beyond this season even if it means trying to make it happen in free agency. That is not to say the..." July 16

  • Cubs' Javier Báez pulled from game after forgetting number of outs

    CBS Sports "Monday night the Chicago Cubs lost for the sixth time in their past eight games, this time getting shut out by five Cleveland pitchers (CLE 4, CHC 0). The Cubs have been outscored 39-12 in the eight-game stretch, and they've scored two runs or fewer in seven of the eight games. A..." June 22

  • Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Resurgent Cubs Are Quieting Trade Talk

    Bleacher Report "With Major League Baseball's July 30 trade deadline drawing closer every day, there's nothing stopping other teams from calling the Chicago Cubs about Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and their other pending free agents. The hard part will be getting the Cubs to..." June 04

  • Pirates manager takes blame for Will Craig's gaffe on Javier Baez play

    The Score "Pittsburgh Pirates skipper Derek Shelton shouldered the blame for first baseman Will Craig's epic gaffe that allowed Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras to score from second thanks to some wild baserunning from Javier Baez on a routine ground ball..." May 27

  • Javy Báez Breaks Pirates' Brains During One of Most Bizarre Plays You'll Ever See

    The Big Lead "Javy Báez has turned in more than his fair share of spectacular plays with his glove through his career, but the baserunning artistry he just put on — with help from an absentminded defender — may trump them all. Minutes ago, with a runner on second and two outs,..." May 27

  • Nats' Jon Lester: It'd be 'weird' seeing Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant in different unis

    The Score "Washington Nationals left-hander Jon Lester believes Chicago Cubs stars Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo, and Kris Bryant will look out of place if they leave the team in free agency after the 2021 campaign. Read More- May 17

  • Chicago Cubs star Javier Baez (back) out of lineup vs. Pirates

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez was not in Sunday’s starting lineup against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates due to back soreness. The Cubs have an off-day on Monday, giving Baez a two-day break to deal with the issue. He left Saturday’s game early with back..." May 09

  • Benches clear in Cincy as Amir Garrett, Javier Báez jaw

    MLB.com "When Amir Garrett is doing well, the Reds' reliever likes to let his opponents know with a lot of animated talk. The Cubs have known this for a while and, well, they don’t really like that. In the eighth inning of a 3-2 Cubs win at Great American Ball..." May 02

  • Javier Báez showing signs of a return Thursday

    MSN.com "The ball was one of more than a half dozen Báez smoked Wednesday during batting practice, the first time he participated in BP since tweaking his left hamstring Sunday. The swings were part of Báez’s pregame tests to gauge the status of his hamstring. For a third..." April 29

  • Chicago Cubs designate Brandon Workman for assignment while Javier Báez returns to the lineup

    Yahoo! Sports "The Chicago Cubs’ low-risk, high-upside offseason signing of right-hander Brandon Workman didn’t go the way either side envisioned. Workman was designated for assignment before Thursday’s series finale against the Atlanta Braves. The Cubs recalled left-hander Justin..." April 29

  • Chicago Cubs star Javier Baez (hamstring) held out of starting lineup

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez isn’t in the starting lineup for Monday night’s game against the host Atlanta Braves due to a hamstring issue. Baez felt tightness in the hamstring while running the bases during Sunday’s 6-0 loss to the Milwaukee..." April 26

  • Young Cubs Fan Fell Down Bleachers Trying To Catch Javier Baez’s Grand Slam

    Total Pro Sports "This could’ve ended so badly. Cubs fans needed something to cheer about during a tough start to the season. Javier Báez provided that when he hit a grand slam in the 16-4 stomping of the New York Mets on a chilly Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. Naturally,..." April 22

  • Cubs made Javier Baez $160M-$170M offer in 2020

    Yardbarker "The Chicago Cubs and star shortstop Javier Baez have been in discussions on a contract extension and details of an offer have now surfaced. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the Cubs made Baez a multi-year offer in the $160 million to $170 million range during..." April 19

  • Did Cubs' Javier Baez turn down massive contract offer?

    Sportsnaut "When the Chicago Cubs won the world in 2016, many assumed it was the start of a potential dynasty. Javier Báez was part of the team’s young, exciting core and there was confidence it would be the start of something special in Chicago. The Cubs reached the postseason in..." April 19

  • Cubs' Javier Baez: Francisco Lindor's contract 'helps a lot of shortstops' in FA

    The Score "Francisco Lindor signing a 10-year contract extension worth a reported $341 million with the New York Mets was music to Javier Baez's ears. "It helps a lot of players, helps a lot of shortstops for free agency this year," Baez said, according to Gordon..." April 05

  • Could the Chicago Cubs Move Kris Bryant, Javy Baez, and Joc Pederson Mid-Season?

    The Big Lead "This year's PECOTA crystal ball has the Chicago Cubs winning 85 baseball games, which would put them very much in the mix for a playoff spot. But there's been turnover in the front office and even the most optimistic fans are rightly guarded for an in-season shift to a rebuild, even if..." April 01