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Cubs Pouring It On as Javy Baez Cranks a Three-Run Shot (VIDEO)

Chicago Cubs Highlights

The Cubs can’t clinch the NL Central tonight, but they can eliminate the Cardinals from NL Central contention with a win … and they can have a whole lot of fun in the process.


For example, an 8-1 lead early in the game is a lot of fun:

Javy Baez busting out the Sammy Sosa hop is also a lot of fun.

That blast was Baez’s 23rd of the year, and gave the Cubs a very sizable early cushion in this alreadyhighlightfilled game.

It especially feels good to see the come out shredding like this after Tommy Pham took a little umbrage at Ben Zobrist’s really innocuous comments about (OBVIOUSLY) wanting to clinch in this series:



Brett Taylor

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