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Javier Baez Destroys His First Homer of the Year (VIDEO)

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The Cubs are havin’ themselves a day, and more on that in a bit.


Perhaps the biggest highlight of all so far – in a game that has already featured two homers by Addison Russell and an Anthony Rizzo grand slam – is Javier Baez’s first homer of the year.

It’s not just that he hit a homer, it’s that it came on an 0-2 pitch, he toned down his swing for the count, and he still obliterated the ball:

That was Baez’s third hit of the day, too. Plus a walk.


Brett Taylor

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