Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Javy Báez, Cubs Expected to Talk Extension During Winter Meetings

    Cubs Insider "As first reported by Gordon Wittenmyer of the Sun-Times a little over a week ago, Javy Báez’s camp has begun negotiations on an extension with the Cubs. The extent to which those have actually progressed is unknown, though it now appears any real talks will take..." November 26

  • Cubs, Javier Baez have begun discussing long-term contract

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Cubs are working to keep one of their core players on the North Side for years to come. The Cubs and superstar shortstop Javier Baez are discussing a long-term contract extension, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.   

    November 15

  • Cubs' Javier Baez to be evaluated soon

    CBS Sports "Javier Baez (thumb) will be re-evaluated at the end of the week, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. " September 18

  • Javier Báez ‘unlikely' to play rest of regular season, could return for postseason

    NBC Sports Chicago "Javier Báez's visit with a hand specialist brought back both good and bad news for the Cubs and their starting shortstop. In terms of good news, the Cubs told reporters in San Diego that while Báez indeed suffered a hairline fracture in his left thumb, the ligaments..." September 10

  • Cubs shortstop Baez could miss rest of regular season

    Chicago Tribune "The Cubs’ depth will be pushed in their quest to catch the Cardinals in the National League Central after an MRI exam on Saturday revealed that two-time All-Star Javier Baez has a hairline fracture in his left thumb. Baez will be examined Monday by a hand specialist, who will..." September 07

  • Javy Baez the latest Cubs player hit with injury

    NBC Sports Chicago "Just as the Cubs were getting back to full strength, they watched injuries impact two of their most important players in Sunday's 4-0 loss. First, it was Yu Darvish getting scratched from his start with a forearm issue that he's been dealing with for the last..." September 02

  • Tigers turned down deals for Javier Baez and Alex Bregman at 2017 trade deadline to keep Michael Fulmer

    Detroit Free Press "After a few days of reflection, some phone calls and many more text messages around the league, there's a meme to describe the Detroit Tigers’ early returns at the trade deadline: "Not great, Bob." At an important trade deadline, the Tigers turned two of their..." August 04

  • Cubs’ Javier Baez makes history with All-Star nod

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez made history after being announced as a starter for the National League All-Star Team on Thursday. Baez started at second base last season before being moved to shortstop in 2019. He’s now the first player in MLB history to start at both middle..." June 27