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Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Chicago Cubs News, Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Top Chicago Cubs prospect Javier Baez has a number of impressive tools. He’s got great power, a good hit tool, and his defensive ability at shortstop seems to be getting better with every scouting report. But he’s got one thing that you hear about more than any other: crazy, ridiculous bat speed.


For those of you who haven’t seen Baez hit before, thanks to BN’er Jim, we’ve got some video of Baez in the cage at Spring Training this year. And, yes, the bat speed is silly fast:

And, while you’re in a BP mood, how about another video of Brett Jackson showing off his new swing:

And another video of Jorge Soler mashing in the cage:


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.