Being that you are a Chicago Cubs fan, you already know that Javy Baez is a ridiculously good tagger. He has an innate feel for the ball as it arrives, and then a quickness in his arm – he can turn plays that have no chance at all into outs. He is a ball-thrower’s best friend.
Baez showed it off again tonight in Puerto Rico’s win over the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, and he did it with a load of style:
Did you catch that? It’s not just that Baez tagged the runner without looking. He was celebrating the great throw by Yadi Molina before the ball or the runner were even to him.
Javy Baez is a stud, is having fun, and makes the game all the more fun for us to watch.