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Javy Baez ALSO Crushes His First Homer of the Year (VIDEO)

Chicago Cubs Highlights

Let’s see …

Reds pitching in Great American Ballpark, check.

Solo homer, check.

First homer of the year, check.

23-degree bullet sent out at 107 mph, check.


Am I talking about Jason Heyward’s home run tonight?

Nope. I’m talking about Javy Baez’s blast, which was basically identical to Heyward’s, just the other direction:

The full video of the blast is here at

That was another bullet, with the same launch angle and exit velocity as Heyward’s. And, like Heyward’s, it came on a pitch dead straight in the middle of the strike zone. Guys won’t always make that mistake, but you love seeing Cubs hitters crushing it when they do.


Brett Taylor

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