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Javier Baez went 0-for-3 on Friday against the Twins with two strikeouts. The Cubs won, 1-0.
Baez and the rest of the Cubs struggled against Rich Hill, and his average is back down to .207. You have no other choice to keep playing him, but his draft stock is going to slide heading into 2021.
Javier Baez went 2-for-5 against the Indians, hitting a walk-off single in the 10th inning. The Cubs won, 3-2.
Baez is starting to swing the bat just a little bit better over the last few games. Make sure to get him back in your lineups for the homestretch. He's now slashing .211/.249/.378 with seven homers in 49 games.
Javier Baez batted sixth and went 1-for-3 on Tuesday against the Indians, hitting a solo homer off of Carlos Carrasco. He also made a magical play where he stole second and then took third on a poor throw to second, and then decided to round third to go to home, just beating a slightly errant throw. The Cubs won, 6-5.
Baez hit a mammoth, 450-foot homer that left the bat at almost 109 miles per hour. Like his teammate Kris Bryant, Baez's average and OPS are still sitting in the low .200's and .600's, respectively. Perhaps this game is a sign of things to come down the stretch.
Javier Baez went 2-for-4 with two singles on Saturday against the Brewers. He scored a run in the 4-2 victory.
Baez continues to struggle at the dish, slashing .203/.240/.360. He is still hitting the ball hard, but the strikeouts are way up. All in all, it's tough to bench him, since he can go off at any moment.
Javier Baez went 0-for-5 on Thursday against the Reds with three strikeouts. He left six men on base in the 8-5 victory.
Baez now has a batting average (.196) and OPS (.592) worse than fellow struggling teammate Kris Bryant. You can't cut Baez, but he is best left on the bench for now.