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WATCH: Javy Baez Walks the Cubs Off with This Blast in the 13th Inning

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You gotta love a (1) comeback, (2) extra-inning, (3) sweep-finishing, (4) walk-off (5) home run win.

Truly, does it get better than that in the regular season?

The Cubs played in a tight one with the Nationals today, looking to pull off an incredible four-game sweep at home, fresh off sweeping the Pirates in Pittsburgh, and for most of the game didn’t quite look like it was going to happen.

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But the Cubs kept it close enough long enough to give Javier Baez a chance to be the hero:

And the replay, the celebration, the interview, and the ice bath:

I was wrong. It can get better than comeback, extra-inning, sweep-finishing, walk-off home run win.

It gets better when Baez pulls off a Sammy Sosa hop, everyone loses their mind, and Pedro Strop high-steps down the line with Baez as he comes in to score the winning run.

In a season that the Cubs have dominated so absurdly thoroughly, there actually haven’t been a ton of HOLY-SH*T-YES-THAT-THAT-THAT moments. This? Oh yes. This was one of them.


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Brett Taylor

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

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