I don’t think I’ll ever be surprised again by anything Javy Baez does on the field. He has truly reached that point, where he is so talented, instinctual, and energetic, that incredible moments are drawn to him like magnets to refrigerators.
I will, however, always be impressed by these incredible things he does.
Here’s another one to proudly display on the El Mago fridge:
Changer of Games. #ElMago
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 1, 2017
That is just heads up, smart baseball, combined with great speed and quickness. Javy Baez continues to do things to help the Cubs win, and it doesn’t always show up in the stats.
And Kyle Schwarber’s silly catch earlier in the game is already providing opportunities for fun:
When you realize the best way to score El Mago from second base is a swinging bunt to the pitcher. pic.twitter.com/VYCIsoSxQR
— Brett Taylor (@BleacherNation) September 1, 2017