Javier Baez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Coronavirus pandemic slows contract talks between Javier Baez, Cubs

    ESPN "The coronavirus pandemic has put on hold not only the 2020 major league season but also contract-extension talks between All-Star shortstop Javier Baez and the Chicago Cubs. Baez, under team control through 2021, told ESPN that the Cubs and his representatives..." May 06

  • Cubs' Javier Baez: Christian Yelich's extension 'doesn't have anything to do with mine'

    The Score "The Milwaukee Brewers are expected to announce Christian Yelich's nine-year extension worth close to $215 million on Friday, but Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Javier Baez shut down suggestions that the megadeal will have any impact on his own..." March 05

  • 5 MLB Stars Who Are Next to Get $300 Million Deals

    12 Up "Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich didn't exactly break the bank with his latest contract extension, but he'll be staying put in Milwaukee through at least 2028. After winning NL MVP in 2018 and placing second last season, some thought Yelich was bound to make as much as..." March 05

  • Cubs among high-revenue teams making hard choices on players, money

    Chicago Sun-Times "Third baseman Kris Bryant pointed out Saturday that the Cubs could keep their entire All-Star core together beyond arbitration years “if they want to.” “There’s certainly money out there. It’s a very profitable game,” he said. Then the..." February 17

  • Javier Baez Comments Shouldn't Absolve Cubs Players of Blame After Disappointing 2019

    12 Up "The Chicago Cubs might have been the most talented team in the NL last season, but they failed to make the playoffs after some woefully bad performances from many of their key players. Javier Baez crystallized why the end of the Joe Maddon era on the North Side was so haphazard, and..." February 16