Oh yes! Been waiting on this for so long, and tonight was the perfect night for it!
Javy Báez, who is naturally left-handed, does all his baseball stuff righty. But it’s not uncommon to catch him taking swings lefty in batting practice, and he once busted it out late in a game in Cincinnati, flying out in the process.
Tonight, batting against position player Yolmer Sanchez, Báez decided to try the lefty thing again, and this time he DOUBLED TO THE GAP:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 26, 2020
When you register a hit, I say it’s official: you’re a switch-hitter now, Javy. Just need to find those right match-ups against righty position players …