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Yes, Javy Baez Went El Mago AGAIN (VIDEO)

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Thank you, Javy Baez, for your nightly blessing of defensive goodness.


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On the same night that starting shortstop Addison Russell begins his rehab assignment at AAA Iowa, Baez continues to show off his defensive chops at short.

EL MAGO:

Getting to that ball at all is incredible enough, but the fact that it took him that deep into the hole, and he had to get up and fire a bullet to get the out? How many shortstops in baseball can pull off that play? Not more than a handful. No way.

I don’t believe the runner was so much waiting for the possibility of replay. He was just that shocked at what had happened.

Thank you, again, Javy.


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