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Javy Baez Re-enacts His Dramatic NLDS Homer By Dunking One in the Basket (VIDEO)

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It was only fair that Javy Baez got a homer tonight with an assist from the Wrigley Field basket, because he’d earlier crushed one to center field in the game, which yielded only a harmless fly out to the track.


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Here’s the homer Baez netted, with love from the basket in left:

362 feet on that one for Baez. Juuuuust enough.

Did that look vaguely familiar to you? It should – it had both the affect and the location of a certain dramatic 8th inning homer by Baez:

I still marvel about how wind-impacted that Baez shot was. He absolutely destroyed the ball, and it still barely made the basket in left.


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As for tonight’s shot, that was Baez’s 22 homer of the year. It’s been a good year for Baez all around, especially since he’s been filling in at shortstop.


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