The results of Spring Training games are, at best, secondary to a number of other considerations, including health and overall physical wellness.
Don’t tell Javy Baez. Because he’s not going to stop bein’ Javy.
Case in point, this beautiful, too-easy-for-him sliding stop up the middle:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) February 26, 2017
He is so smooth that his slide and release were one fluid movement, leaving pllllllenty of time to get the runner.
In this moment, I hope it’s occurring to you as it is to me: we get an entire season of new Javy Baez defensive highlights. It’s like the debut of a new season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ but with more episodes and considerably sexier.