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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:35 pm

UMFan83 wrote:I don’t think “Javy doesn’t know names” is a meme anymore. It’s just real life.


It started when he was in like AA and he was talking about how great his team's lineup was, and he knew himself and two other top-100 prospects. He went down the list saying "some guy" for everyone else.

Edit: Found it.

http://www.northsidebaseball.com/archiv ... 8#p3094506


Javy wrote:
"We have Mendy (Alcantara) leading off, then one batter later they got me then after a another batter they have Kris Bryant,"


This was the thread where we were excited that Arismendy Alcantara was going to get a couple of days up for Darwin Barney's paternity leave but we were worried Renteria wouldn't play him. And IMB was right, that kind of stuff seems *hilarious* and not annoying in retrospect.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby NOLA » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:04 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:I don’t think “Javy doesn’t know names” is a meme anymore. It’s just real life.


It started when he was in like AA and he was talking about how great his team's lineup was, and he knew himself and two other top-100 prospects. He went down the list saying "some guy" for everyone else.

Edit: Found it.

http://www.northsidebaseball.com/archiv ... 8#p3094506


Javy wrote:
"We have Mendy (Alcantara) leading off, then one batter later they got me then after a another batter they have Kris Bryant,"


This was the thread where we were excited that Arismendy Alcantara was going to get a couple of days up for Darwin Barney's paternity leave but we were worried Renteria wouldn't play him. And IMB was write, that kind of stuff seems *hilarious* and not annoying in retrospect.

I really, really wanted Mendy to be a thing. But then Javy showed me what middle infield defense is supposed to look like.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby UMFan83 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:15 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:I don’t think “Javy doesn’t know names” is a meme anymore. It’s just real life.


It started when he was in like AA and he was talking about how great his team's lineup was, and he knew himself and two other top-100 prospects. He went down the list saying "some guy" for everyone else.

Edit: Found it.

http://www.northsidebaseball.com/archiv ... 8#p3094506


Javy wrote:
"We have Mendy (Alcantara) leading off, then one batter later they got me then after a another batter they have Kris Bryant,"


This was the thread where we were excited that Arismendy Alcantara was going to get a couple of days up for Darwin Barney's paternity leave but we were worried Renteria wouldn't play him. And IMB was right, that kind of stuff seems *hilarious* and not annoying in retrospect.


I know the story but it turned into a meme where if for example players went into a slump Javy would forget their name and stuff. Now I’m convinced that the Beatles didnt do enough in their career for Javy to know who they are. I’m pretty sure Javy out of ignorance called his wife ‘honey’ or ‘you’ until she produced his child.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Forgotmyoldlogin » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:54 pm

OleMissCub wrote:How much longer until Javy passes KB and Rizz in popularity in Chicago? Has it already happened?

Honestly I think it has. Next time you're at Wrigley listen to the crowd when they announce the lineups before the game.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby bukie » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:28 pm

OleMissCub wrote:How much longer until Javy passes KB and Rizz in popularity in Chicago? Has it already happened?

My 11yo son's a huge Baez fanatic, to the point of getting a blonde mohawk and temporary MLB logo tattoos for the back of his neck during youth baseball season.

Of course, he was a huge Castro fan before that, so I don't know if he's the norm.
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Postby Regular Show » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:12 pm





Not a big fan of those old baseball cliches (grit/toughness), but Baez was not feeling well last night so I understand what Schwarber means. I think Baez plays with a lot of nicks and bruises all the time and wonder how he does this stuff without missing significant time.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby sweetpeteman » Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:04 am

With his 1 RBI today, Baez enters the All-Star break leading the NL (2nd in the MLB).
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Postby sneakypower » Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:02 pm

this was more of a hot take a week ago, but i think he's the rightful 1st half MVP

and it's somewhat crazy to consider especially in today's game when he has just single-digit unintentional BBs
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Postby Regular Show » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:25 am



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Postby itisallpartoftheplan » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:43 pm



Name this player!
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Regular Show » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:52 pm

itisallpartoftheplan wrote:

Name this player!


Hmm, this is going to require a lot of detective work to figure out. It's probably not a Hispanic player or a young player (probably). It's probably some old vet on some NL team. I doubt an AL player would say this about Javy.

Not sure. I'll come up with a list of probable candidates...
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Postby Gilby » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:09 am

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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Rob » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:18 am

I tried to use "Bake him away, toys" but shockingly enough I couldn't find a good gif.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:18 am

Tommy Pham or Kolton Wong since they always seem to be saying stuff about the Cubs
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Postby sweetpeteman » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:58 am

Rob wrote:I tried to use "Bake him away, toys" but shockingly enough I couldn't find a good gif.

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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Sammys Boombox » Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:24 am

bukie wrote:
OleMissCub wrote:How much longer until Javy passes KB and Rizz in popularity in Chicago? Has it already happened?

My 11yo son's a huge Baez fanatic, to the point of getting a blonde mohawk and temporary MLB logo tattoos for the back of his neck during youth baseball season.

Of course, he was a huge Castro fan before that, so I don't know if he's the norm.


The Cubs really should sell a Javy Baez temporary tattoo pack at Wrigley. MLB logo and World Series champions logo.

Also, I now really want to put a temporary MLB tattoo on my 3 year old for his t-ball game next week.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Regular Show » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:34 am

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Name this player!


So my running list:

Justin Turner
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:36 pm

I don't even think it's him but I'm gonna pretend it's Cervelli because confirmation bias is fun sometimes
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby javy knows my name » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:58 pm

I really like Samardzija for this
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:34 pm

based on the language alone, it has to be KB
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Postby JennieGarthAlgar » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:42 pm

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Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:00 pm

itisallpartoftheplan wrote:

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Here are 25 guesses:
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Postby Liam Neeson » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:31 pm

Cervelli or Josh Harrison
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Duke Silver » Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:37 pm

Javy's so good, he finally forgot everyone else's names.

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