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WATCH: Javy Baez Just Stole Home! It Must Be the New Hair! (Naw, Javy is Just El Mago)

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I’d say that it’s the new hair that gave him the ability to pull this off, not unlike Samson … but then, Javy Baez has always pulled off incredible things like this:


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That’s Jose Quintana pulling back late on a squeeze bunt attempt, and then the catcher deciding on a snap throw to third base. The problem for him? Baez is about as quick a decision-maker as there is in the game – he saw that throw coming, and he was off to the races. The Pirates didn’t even bother to make a throw home.

Baez was on third base, by the way, because he’d reached on an error, stole second base, and took third on a throwing error. Together with some Pirates mistakes that he took advantage of, Baez created that run entirely on his own.

Lookin’ good, Javy!


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Brett Taylor

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