Javy Baez is the Cubs' Heart and Hustle Award Winner!

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Javy Baez is the Cubs’ Heart and Hustle Award Winner!

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When you think of the Chicago Cubs and “showing passion for baseball,” is there any other player who comes to mind right now more quickly than Javy Baez?

The dude is not just breaking out at the plate – and continuing his superlative, magical play in the field and on the bases – but he’s also showing everyone what it can look like when you simply play the game with all the heart and energy bubbling up inside of you like when you were a kid. There’s no need to fight it. Let it shine.

Well, Javy Baez does, and he’s been recognized by former players for just that:


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.