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Chicago Cubs NL Central
 
Javier Baez • #9 • SS
.195 in last 41AB
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'0", 190 lbs.
Born:Dec 1, 1992 (26 yrs) in Bayamon, PUR
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2011 (1/9).
Bats:R
Throws:R
2019 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 126 505 84 143 35 4 28 82 24 145 10 6 .315 .535 .283
On Pace 159 637 106 180 44 5 35 103 30 183 13 8 .313 .532 .283
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Scouting Report
Has tremendous bat speed and can generate a wealth of power. Aside from being a pure hitter, he helps himself offensively by stealing bases. In the field, he has a great throwing arm and pretty good feet. As he continues to grow, the shortstop position may not be an option at the big-league level. Also, he needs to tone down his act a little when between the lines, since he can grate on opponents now and then.
Long Range Potential: Versatile, power-hitting infielder with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL Silver Slugger 2018
NL National League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2016
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 2013
Florida State League (A) All-Star Team 2013
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