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Joe Maddon Comes to Javy Baez’s Defense

Chicago Cubs

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said some ridiculous things about Javy Baez and Willson Contreras not “respecting the game,” and Baez responded last night after the Cubs lost to the Pirates. That was pretty much going to be the end of things until the next time the teams meet again at the end of May.

That said, Cubs manager Joe Maddon clearly came to the ballpark today with some thoughts on the matter, and I think his words are very much worth sharing:

Author: Brett Taylor

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