Javier Baez

Javier Baez #9

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/190
  • Age: 23

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Javier Baez Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.276 13 47 11 .758

Javier Baez MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.240 23 71 17 .682

Javier Baez Bio

  • Full Name: Ednel Javier Baez
  • Born: 12/1/1992 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico
  • Draft: 2011, Chicago Cubs, 1st rd. (9th overall)
  • High School: Arlington Country Day School, Jacksonville, FL
  • Debut: August 5, 2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 323 38 89 13 47 11 .276 .315 .758
MLB Career Stats 612 67 147 23 71 17 .240 .285 .682

Javier Baez 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 19 2 4 0 0 2 4 2 .211 .318 .211
Last 15 Games 38 4 10 2 5 2 8 2 .263 .317 .421
Last 30 Games 89 9 22 4 14 3 27 3 .247 .277 .404
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 19 2 4 0 0 2 4 2 .211 .318 .211
Last 15 Games 38 4 10 2 5 2 8 2 .263 .317 .421
Last 30 Games 89 9 22 4 14 3 27 3 .247 .277 .404
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
8/21 @ COL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22 @ SD 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1
8/23 @ SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
8/21 @ COL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22 @ SD 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1
8/23 @ SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Games by Position: 1B (5) 2B (42) 3B (54) SS (14) LF (2)

Javier Baez Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Cubs NL 343 50 86.45 208.03 0.87 14.65 41.09
MLB Avg - - - - 89.22 214.65 3.52 11.36 37.05
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Cubs NL 343 50 86.45 208.03 0.87 14.65 41.09
MLB Avg - - - - 89.22 214.65 3.52 11.36 37.05

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Javier Baez 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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26 96 12 25 25 5 0 5 14 5 0 28 3 1 .260 .301 .469 .770
Cumulative
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134 419 50 114 168 20 0 18 61 18 2 111 14 4 .272 .312 .449 .760
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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26 96 12 25 25 5 0 5 14 5 0 28 3 1 .260 .301 .469 .770
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134 419 50 114 168 20 0 18 61 18 2 111 14 4 .272 .312 .449 .760

Javier Baez News

Javier Baez Fantasy News

August 23, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

Baez could thrive on Tuesday

Cubs infielder Javier Baez, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is positioned for a strong performance against the Padres on Tuesday.

August 21, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

Baez could show off power Sunday

Cubs infielder Javier Baez could go deep on Sunday against the Rockies.

Awards

Javier Baez Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2014 Iowa PCL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Tennessee SOU

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Chi Cubs NL
2013 Chi Cubs NL
2014 Chi Cubs NL
2015 Chi Cubs NL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Iowa PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/26/2014 Iowa PCL

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Tennessee SOU

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/29/2013 Daytona FSL
06/17/2013 Daytona FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Daytona FSL

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Daytona FSL

MID Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/16/2012 Peoria MID

Javier Baez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 15, 2016 Chicago Cubs activated 3B Javier Baez from the 15-day disabled list.
April 11, 2016 Chicago Cubs sent SS Javier Baez on a rehab assignment to Iowa Cubs.
April 3, 2016 Chicago Cubs placed SS Javier Baez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 25, 2016. Left thumb contusion
September 1, 2015 Chicago Cubs recalled SS Javier Baez from Iowa Cubs.
July 28, 2015 Iowa Cubs activated SS Javier Baez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 23, 2015 Iowa Cubs sent SS Javier Baez on a rehab assignment to AZL Cubs.
June 8, 2015 Iowa Cubs placed SS Javier Baez on the 7-day disabled list. broken bone in left hand
April 30, 2015 Iowa Cubs activated SS Javier Baez from the bereavement list.
April 9, 2015 Iowa Cubs placed SS Javier Baez on the bereavement list.
March 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned SS Javier Baez to Iowa Cubs.
August 5, 2014 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Javier Baez from Iowa Cubs.
July 17, 2014 Iowa Cubs activated SS Javier Baez from the temporarily inactive list.
July 12, 2014 Iowa Cubs placed SS Javier Baez on the temporarily inactive list.
April 20, 2014 Iowa Cubs activated SS Javier Baez from the 7-day disabled list.
April 13, 2014 Iowa Cubs placed SS Javier Baez on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 11, 2014.
April 2, 2014 SS Javier Baez assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
January 24, 2014 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster SS Javier Baez to spring training.
July 6, 2013 SS Javier Baez assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
June 28, 2013 SS Javier Baez assigned to Tennessee Smokies.
February 1, 2013 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster SS Javier Baez to spring training.
August 4, 2012 Javier Baez assigned to Daytona Cubs from Peoria Chiefs.
May 28, 2012 Javier Baez assigned to Peoria Chiefs from Boise Hawks.
April 3, 2012 SS Javier Baez assigned to Chicago Cubs.
August 30, 2011 Javier Baez assigned to Boise Hawks from AZL Cubs.
August 26, 2011 Javier Baez assigned to AZL Cubs.
August 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs signed SS Javier Baez.

Ednel Javier Baez Bio Info

Javier Baez made his major league debut in 2014, three years after he was selected by the Cubs in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2011 draft ... has appeared in 80 major league contests, including 28 last season ... has amassed a .288 batting average (434-for-1,509) with 88 doubles, 14 triples, 89 home runs and 300 RBI in 393 career minor league contests. Played for the World Team in the 2014 MLB Futures Game at Target Field in Minnesota ... delivered a two-run homer in the contest. Named the 2013 Cubs Minor League Player of the Year by the organization after combining to hit .282 (146-for-517) with 34 doubles, four triples, 37 homers and 111 RBI in 130 games with Class A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee. Named the Cubs top prospect heading into the 2013 and 2014 seasons by Baseball America ... was ranked as the organization's second-best prospect heading into 2012 by the publication. The shortstop swiped 80 bases in his first five minor league seasons, and was caught just 20 times ... recorded an .887 OPS thanks to a .346 on-base percentage and a .541 slugging mark. w In five minor league seasons, recorded a .940 fielding percentage (97 E/1,629 TC) in 330 games at shortstop ... has played 42 games at second base and 11 games at third base in the minors. Participated in both the 2013 and 2014 Cubs Rookie Development Programs in Chicago. Graduated from Arlington Country Day School in Jacksonville, Fla., in 2011.

2015

Javier Baez was recalled by Chicago on September 1 and batted .289 (22-for-76) with six doubles and one homer in 28 games ... with Triple-A Iowa, hit .324 (91-for-281) with 14 doubles, two triples, 13 homers, 61 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 70 games. Hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the second inning of Game Four of the NLDS vs. the Cardinals ... went on to hit .333 (5-for-15) with a homer, three RBI and two steals in six post-season games. Played 17 games (five starts) at second base, eight games (five starts) at shortstop, 11 games (six starts) games at third base and one game at first base ... committed just two errors in 76 chances (.974 fielding percentage). Collected three-straight multi-hit games, September 8-11, going 6-for-12 with two doubles and two runs scored. Batted .421 (8-for-19) with four doubles off lefties compared to .246 (14-for-57) with two doubles and one homer off righties. Hit .341 (15-for-44) in 16 games on the road compared to .219 (7-for-32) in 12 games at Wrigley Field. Was 11-for-22 (.500) when seeing a pitcher for the second and third time in a game compared to .204 (11-for-54) the first time at-bat. Had a season-high three hits, September 4 vs. Arizona ... hit his first homer of the season ... collected two hits in the fifth inning, the first Cubs player in the last three seasons to accomplish the feat. Struck out 24 times in 80 plate appearances (30.0%) after striking out 95 times in 229 plate appearances (41.5%) in 2014. With Iowa, turned in a .385 on-base percentage and .527 slugging percentage, good for a .912 OPS ... hit safely in his last 16 games prior to his promotion. Suffered a non-displaced fracture in his left ring finger, June 7 vs. Memphis, sliding into second base on a stolen base attempt ... was on Iowa's disabled list until July 28. Batted .250 (13-for-52) with two homers and 10 RBI in 15 games for Santurce in the Puerto Rican Winter League ... saw time at second base, shortstop and center field (four games).

2014

Javier, the ninth selection in the 2011 draft, made his major league debut when he was selected by Chicago, August 5 ...His nine home runs in 52 games ranked tied for fourth among N.L. rookies ...Delivered a two-run homer for the World Team in the Futures Game in Minnesota, July 13...Batted .169 (36-for-213) with six doubles, nine homers and 20 RBI ...Drew 15 walks and struck out 95 times...Played 30 games (27 starts) at shortstop and made 25 starts at second base ... turned 40 double plays in 52 games...Made his major league debut, August 5 in Colorado, and hit a game-winning solo home run in the 12th inning to break a 5-5 tie...Became the first player in franchise history to hit an extra-inning home run in his big league debut, and the first player in the majors to hit a go-ahead homer in the 12th inning or later in his debut since Minnesota's Kent Hrbek on August 24, 1981 at Yankee Stadium...Became the fourth major league player to hit a go-ahead home run in extra innings in his big league debut, joining Florida's Miguel Cabrera (2003), Hrbek and California's Billy Parker (1971)...Hit two home runs, August 7 in Colorado, recording his first multi-homer effort in just his third career game...Along with his homer in his first career game two nights earlier, became the first Cub ever to hit three long balls in his first three career games...Became just the second player since 1900 to turn the trick, joining St. Louis' Joe Cunningham in 1954 ...Teammate Jorge Soler would add his name to this list later in the month...Went deep in consecutive games, August 22-23 vs. Baltimore ...Again homered in twostraight games, September 12-13 at Pittsburgh...Began the season at Triple-A Iowa, his first time at that level ... hit .260 (101-for-388) with 24 doubles, two triples, 23 home runs and 80 RBI in 104 games...In his final 20 games with Iowa following the Triple-A All-Star break, hit .342 (26-for-76) with a .395 on-base percentage, a .763 slugging percentage and a 1.158 OPS ...Hit nine home runs and collected 25 RBI...Played 11 games for Santurce in the Puerto Rico Winter League ...Hit .233 (10-for-43) with three doubles, two homers and seven RBI.

2013

Javier combined to bat .282 (146-for-517) with 34 doubles, four triples, 37 home runs and 111 RBI in 130 games between Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee ... his 111 RBI and 75 extra-base hits led minor league baseball while his 37 homers ranked tied for second...Became the first minor league player in 17 seasons to reach 30 doubles, 30 home runs, 100 RBI and 20 stolen bases in the same season since D.T.
Cromer did so in 1996 for the Modesto A's...Named a Florida State League All-Star, hitting .274 (82-for-299) with 19 doubles, four triples, 17 home runs and 57 RBI in 76 contests to begin the year with Daytona...Hit four home runs, June 10 vs. Fort Myers, becoming just the second player to record a four-homer game in the 94-year history of the Florida State League ... joined former Cubs farmhand Ryan Harvey who turned the trick, July 28, 2006, vs. Clearwater...Promoted to Tennessee, July 6, and in his first action at the Double-A level, hit .294 (64-for-218) with 15 doubles, 20 home runs and 54 RBI in 54 games, helping the club to a post-season berth...Although he played in less than half of the 138-game Southern League schedule, his 20 home runs ranked fourth in the league.

2012 Spent the majority of the season with Single-A Peoria, hitting .333 (71-for-213) with 41 runs scored, 10 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 33 RBI before a promotion to Single-A Daytona, August 4. ...Stole 20 bases with the Chiefs, and was caught just three times. ...Recorded a .383 on-base percentage with Peoria. ...Named the Cubs Minor League Player of the Month for July after hitting .368 (39-for-106) with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 28 games. ...His 39 hits in July were the most in a month by a Peoria player since Justin Bour had 40 hits in August 2010. ...Had a 16-game hitting streak, July 4-21, during which he hit .438 (28- for-64) with four doubles, three triples, six homers and 13 RBI. ...Named Midwest League Player of the Week for July 9-15 after hitting .478 (11-for-23) in that stretch. ...Played 23 games for Daytona, hitting .188 (15-for-80) with four homers and 13 RBI. ...Hit .211 (12-for-57) with four homers and 16 RBI in 14 games for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League ... his Fall League campaign was cut short due to an injured left thumb. ...Was leading the league in RBI and was tied for the lead in home runs at the time of his injury. 2011 Played five games between Rookie League Mesa and Single-A Boise after he was selected by Chicago with the ninth overall pick in the draft ... combined to bat .278 (5-for-18) with two doubles and a RBI.