Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Javier Baez exits with right groin tightness

    MLB.com "Cubs second baseman Javier Baez, who hit a three-run homer in the third inning, exited Monday's 14-2 win at Wrigley Field with tightness in his right groin. He will be re-evaluated on Tuesday. Baez got twisted making a play on Justin Bour's grounder to open the Marlins' seventh. Brian Anderson..." May 08

  • Javier Baez, D.J. LeMahieu have disagreement about sign-stealing

    Hardball Talk "Fellow second basemen Javier Baez of the Cubs and D.J. LeMahieu of the Rockies got into a disagreement in the top of the third inning of Sunday’s game at Coors Field over sign-stealing. LeMahieu reached on a fielder’s choice ground out, then advanced to second base on Charlie Blackmon‘s single...." April 23

  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon defends Javier Baez, fires back at Clint Hurdle

    Sporting News "Cubs manager Joe Maddon returned fire Friday over Pirates manager Clint Hurdle's assessment of Javier Baez's approach to baseball. Hurdle on Thursday characterized Baez as disrespectful to the game, and Maddon, by one assessment "clearly prepared" for the early media scrum, let loose Friday...." April 13

  • The main lesson Javy Baez learned during an incredible game actually came from a popout

    NBC Sports Chicago "It's been one hell of a week for The Most Exciting Player in Baseball. Javy Baez got engaged, put his name in the Cubs history books and helped his team win a handful of games with highlight-reel plays at bat, on the bases and in the field. It's Javy's world. We're just living in it. How..." April 12

  • Javier Baez makes case for promotion in Cubs' batting order

    Chicago Tribune "Javier Baez’s two home runs off Ivan Nova were significant, particularly because he was 0-for-7 against the Pirates pitcher before Tuesday’s game. Perhaps a more intriguing issue entering Wednesday night’s game is whether Cubs manager Joe Maddon elects to move Baez from the eighth spot to..." April 11

  • MRI reveals no serious damage to Cubs second baseman Javy Baez’s hamstring

    Chicago Sun-Times "Second baseman Javy Baez had an MRI on the left hamstring he hurt in Thursday’s game, and results showed no serious damage. “It’s very minimal,” said manager Joe Maddon, who predicted a return to the lineup toward the middle or end of next week. “This is a precautionary tale right now.” Baez..." March 13

  • Javier Baez likely to miss more time with hamstring soreness

    Chicago Tribune "The left hamstring of Javier Baez isn’t 100 percent, as the Cubs infielder initially thought an hour after suffering a cramp during Thursday’s spring game. Manager Joe Maddon indicated that Baez probably won’t play in either of the Cubs’ split-squad games Saturday due to lingering..." March 09