You ever see a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat? Pfft. That’s nothing.
Javy Baez can pull a ball out of thin air:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 9, 2018
That’s why Javy Baez plays shortstop. His range on a pop like that is superlative, and his sense for space is unparalleled. He tracks a tough pop-up for that long, then figures out where he is, and then snags the ball at the last second.
He’s El Mago. That’s why we call him El Mago. Right there. Again.
These kids know they’ve seen real magic: