JAVIER BAEZ NEWS

Possible Javier Baez Position Change

The Chicago Cubs infield is extremely loaded at the moment; Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Starlin Castro, and Kris Bryant currently makeup the current spots and the team still has Javier Baez waiting in the wings. If all of the players pan out, which there are only questions with a couple of them, something has to break. But with who? The Cubs had assigned Javier Baez to their...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Recap: One Prospect Goes; Another Makes His Return

Like Kris Bryant only a week ago, the Cubs made the call to add Addison Russell to the major league roster.  That means the projected insane infield of Bryant, Russell, and Baez will never come to pass in Iowa.  Because of the extended absence to grieve the loss of his sister, Baez is just now reporting back to extended spring training to resume baseball.  He should return to...
Via World Series Dreaming
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baez returning to Cubs facilities

  Javier Baez was granted a leave of absence following his sister's death, but the Cubs expect him to return to the team's complex, according to CSNChicago.com. “Baez has been spending time with his family after the death of his younger sister, Noely, on April 8. That was the day before Triple-A Iowa's season started. Noely had been born with spina bifida and made it to the age...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Javier Baez Headed To Extended Spring Training

According to the Chicago Tribune’s Mark Gonzales, Javier Baez will report to Mesa, Ariz., Thursday for extended spring training. Baez, who is 22-years-old, has been on bereavement leave for the last two weeks following the death of his 21-year-old sister Noely on April 8. Baez was one of the Chicago Cubs’ top prospects that were optioned down to Triple-A Iowa before the start...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Javier Baez: Where does he fit in the Chicago Cubs’ future?

Allan Henry-USA TODAY SportsJavier Baez was one of the most exciting parts of the Chicago Cubs season last year, but he wasn’t able to make the Opening Day roster this season. He has issues with his swing, and doesn’t have much patience at the plate. That will have to change before he is able to make an impact in the big leagues. That being said, where does Baez fit with the...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Whispers Begin to Stir on the North Side

All is great on the North Side of Chicago. The Cubs are contending early on and they’ve called up two of the top 10 prospects in baseball in Kris Bryant and Addison Russell. Their young stars appear to be producing, Starlin Castro, Jorge Soler, and Bryant all have been big producers for the team. All is just right in Cubbie-town. Or is it? It is widely known that Addison Russell...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Last of ‘Core Four’ to Debut, Almora Still a Player to Watch

It wasn’t all that long ago that Albert Almora was one of the “Core Four” prospects in the Cubs system.  Between him, Javier Baez, Jorge Soler, and Kris Bryant, there was a projection down the road that made the Cubs faithful who believed in the rebuild feel a whole lot better about the entire process. It seems that time has evolved to the point, though, where Almora is forgotten...
Via World Series Dreaming
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs prospect Baez takes leave after death of sister

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs say second baseman Javier Baez will take a leave of absence from their Triple-A Iowa affiliate following the death of his sister. The team says Noely Baez, who was born with spina bifida, died Wednesday night in Florida. She was 21. Javier Baez is one of the Cubs' top prospects. He made his major league debut last season, batting .169 with nine homers...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Javier Baez Out Indefinitely

The Chicago Cubs star prospect Javier Baez has been granted a bereavement leave of absence from Triple-A Iowa due to the sudden death of his sister Noely Baez. Noely was 21 years of age and was born with spina bifida, a diagnosis which eventually led the Baez family to move from their home in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, to North Carolina so she can receive better care. It has been a rough...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs prospect Baez takes leave after sister dies

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs say second baseman Javier Baez will take a leave of absence from their Triple-A Iowa affiliate following the death of his sister. The team says Noely Baez, who was born with spina bifida, died Wednesday night in Florida. She was 21. Javier Baez is one of the Cubs' top prospects. He made his major league debut last season, batting .169 with nine homers...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Surprising Chicago Cubs Player Predictions For 2015

After five consecutive losing seasons on the North Side, the Chicago Cubs have raised expectations this years. With rising prospects all over the Cubs’ organization and on the team’s roster, fans are excited for the season to start. Some people have set extremely high expectations for the Cubs, like Sporting News picking them to win the World Series and fans seem to be betting...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Mike Podhorzer of Fangraphs.com

Give the Baseball Professor Profcast a review on iTunes to enter into a drawing for a free copy of OOTP16. Just follow the steps below: The drawing will take place a week from today on April 1st. Step 1: Give a written review the Profcast on iTunes (not just a star rating). Step 2. Fill out the entry form. Step 3. Sit tight, and hope you get lucky! If you’ve already submitted...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The unfortunate case of Kris Bryant

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Cubs made a controversial announcement on Monday, reassigning Kris Bryant to Minor League camp. Bryant, the team’s top prospect, led all of baseball with nine home runs this spring. Despite his performance, he was sent down. What’s worse, though, is this is the outcome everybody expected. While the Cubs have already said, and will...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs send Kris Bryant, Javier Baez to minors

Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Cubs reassigned Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League camp on Monday, and also optioned second baseman Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa. “We entered camp with the presumptive move being to send him to Triple-A,” Cubs president Theo Epstein said, per ESPN.com. “It’s always the presumptive [move] for us move with young...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Option Kris Bryant and Javier Baez to AAA Iowa

Many fantasy baseball owners were counting on Kris Bryant and spent a quality draft pick on the Chicago Cubs future superstar. Unfortunately for them, his rise to stardom has been pushed back a bit, as the front office has optioned him and Javier Baez to AAA Iowa. Bryant was crushing Spring Training pitching View image | gettyimages.com    TEAMGABRHTB2B3BHRRBIBBSOAVGOBP...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Weighing Javier Baez’s Terrible MLB Debut

To say Javier Baez had a rocky start to his big league career would be an understatement. After tearing up the minor leagues to the tune of .274/.331/.541, the 21-year-old rookie hit a putrid .169/.227/.324 in 52 games with the Chicago Cubs last year. His on base percentage was the lowest of any hitter who recorded at […]
Via Fangraphs
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant, Javier Baez sent to minor league camp

Oh god, cue the outrage from Scott Boras and tortured Cubs fans – barring an injury, Kris Bryant won’t start the year in the majors. And hey, Javier Baez won’t be there either! #Cubs option Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and send Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to minor-league camp. — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) March 30, 2015 Bryant hit approximately 800 home runs this...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs demote Kris Bryant to minors to start 2015 season

Oh god, cue the outrage from Scott Boras and tortured Cubs fans – barring an injury, Kris Bryant won’t start the year in the majors. #Cubs option Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and send Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to minor-league camp. — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) March 30, 2015   Bryant hit approximately 800 home runs this spring for Chicago, and the Cubs not...
Via The Outside Corner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Super-Prospect Javier Baez A Bust?

It’s hard not to be caught up in the excitement of spring training. For many of us, it’s the first time we’ve seen live baseball on our televisions after a dreary winter offseason. Twitter and baseball-related boards all over the internet are set ablaze with discussions, ranging from the most basic predictions all the way down to the finite intricacies of player makeup and...
Via Baseball Essential
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant believes he’s ready to start season with Cubs

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Kris Bryant is one of the hottest names in Major League Baseball, and has been talked about as the “next big thing” with the numbers that he has put up in Spring Training. There are quite a few decisions for the Chicago Cubs to make before Opening Day, and a lot of them involve what they want to do with Bryant. They are widely expected to sit...
Via Sports-Glory
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Projecting the 25-man roster

Yesterday, we heard the strongest whispers yet that Javier Baez was making the Opening Day roster. While not altogether unexpected, it nonetheless helps to shape the roster (and with just 2 weeks left, we’ll be hearing a lot more of these soon, I’d wager). The 5th OF and the 6th (or 7th) reliever aren’t the most pivotal positions on the team, but those are probably the only...
Via Obstructed View
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Javier Baez Decision Has Been Made

As being reported by WSCR-670’s Bruce Levine, the Chicago Cubs will go north with Javier Baez apart of the 25 man roster. Cubs have done a 180 on Javier Baez . He now seems in good shape to open on the 25 man roster . — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) March 24, 2015 Baez, who made his major league debut last season with the Chicago Cubs, was threatened with the possibility...
Via Sports Mockery
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs likely to send Baez to AAA

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsIt’s no secret that the Chicago Cubs have a bevy of young talent in their system, many of whom will be seeing ample time in the majors this season. One who seems very likely to start his 2015 season in AAA Iowa, however, is 2B/SS prospect Javier Baez. This is in spite of making his Cubs debut on August 5 of last year. A quick scan of his 2014 totals...
Via Sports-Glory
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Official Chicago Cubs Twitter Account Rips ESPN Analyst

Darren Rovell is a sports business analyst for ESPN that uses his Twitter account to share information regarding ball park food, old sports memorabilia and roughly anything else that relates to sports and money. Most recently he tweeted what the Chicago Cubs season ticket holder package looked like. Here’s the tweet: Cubs Season Ticket Holder Gift: Baez signed ball & scarf...
Via Sports Mockery
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Jon Lester has dead arm, will miss Saturday’s start

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports New Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester will miss his scheduled start on Saturday vs. the Seattle Mariners, with what is being deemed a dead arm. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement Friday, after Lester experienced fatigue in his left arm. “He’s going through a bit of a dead arm period” Maddon said, via MLB.com. Maddon says the Cubs are...
Via Sports-Glory
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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