Originally written on Cub Reporter  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Javier Baez hit for the cycle and drove-in all five Cub runs with a two-run triple and a three-run home run, but the Angels rallied for five runs in the middle-three innings to edge the Cubs 6-5, in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Diablo Park Field #3 in Tempe, AZ. In addition to his big day at the plate, Baez also stole a base (3rd base following his double) and made the defensive Play of the Day, going deep into the hole to backhand a grounder headed for LF, and then nailing the out with a leap and an on-the-money throw to 1st. The game was extended an extra inning so that all of the Cubs and Angels pitchers who were scheduled to throw today could get their work. Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only): CUBS LINEUP: 1a. Shawon Dunston, Jr, LF: 1-2 (K, 2B, R)1b. Jeffrey Baez, PH-LF: 0-1 (6-3)1c. Dong-Yub Kim, LF: 0-2 (F-8, 5-3)2. Gioskar Amaya, 2B-DH: 2-4 (BB, 1B, K, 1B, P-4, 2 R)3. Yasiel Balaguert, RF: 0-4 (BB, F-9, 6-3, K, ...
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