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Chicago Cubs NL Central
 
Javier Baez • #9 • IF
.206 in last 34AB
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'0", 190 lbs.
Born:Dec 1, 1992 (25 yrs) in Bayamon, PUR
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2011 (1/9).
Bats:R
Throws:R
2018 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 116 432 73 126 32 7 25 89 18 111 19 5 .325 .572 .292
On Pace 160 596 101 174 44 10 34 123 25 153 26 7 .325 .570 .292
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Scouting Report
Assets: 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.
Flaws: 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.
Career Potential: Versatile, power-hitting infielder with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
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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