The Chicago Cubs have their first run and first homer of the year, and it comes from Javy Baez doing extremely Javy Baez things.
On a very good 0-2 pitch by Mike Minor, Baez somehow did this:
— WGNTV (@WGNTV) March 28, 2019
That was 395 feet out to left on a pitch that was really well thrown, down below the zone. It was a chase pitch to go for the strike out. But Baez somehow got the barrel on it. Wow. He’s probably still good.
— MLBBarrelAlert (@MLBBarrelAlert) March 28, 2019