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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby We Got The Whole 9 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:33 am

Just watched the Tigers broadcast. They knew it was coming and showed the play from a few weeks ago against the Dodgers just before he did it again LOL

Nothing but incredulity at his fearlessness and slide.
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:57 am

Cubswin11 wrote:With the 2nd half gauntlet schedule, one less extra off day over the break and 5 vs the Cardinals out of the break I hope none of our guys are in the ASG or festivities


generally speaking i want cubs to get in the HR derby because it's fun, but the all-star game i couldnt really care less about

but i want 2018 javy to get in the game more than ive ever wanted a cub in an all-star game ever
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Postby 17 Seconds » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:24 am

Cubswin11 wrote:With the 2nd half gauntlet schedule, one less extra off day over the break and 5 vs the Cardinals out of the break I hope none of our guys are in the ASG or festivities


but the cardinals actually truly suck
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby We Got The Whole 9 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:28 am

https://www.fangraphs.com/tht/steals-of ... um-so-far/

According to this, it took Javy all of, what, 3 seasons to jump atop the leaderboard for the millenium so far. Unless Andrus did it again in the last couple seasons. Not sure how to find the current leaderboards.
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Postby Old Style » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:26 pm

Ugh. I fly in two days after the bobble head giveaway.
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Postby JennieGarthAlgar » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:41 pm

"(Anthony) Rizzo said, ‘That was really impressive. I don't know how you do that,'" Baez said. "And (Ian Happ) was like, ‘How do you do that?' I was like, ‘I don't know, man. I just react.'"


"And that guy over there was like..."
<reporters look across the locker room, notice Ian Happ's dead, emotionless eyes staring a hole through Javy as he realizes he still doesn't know his name>
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:43 pm

I wish Javy was around for the "wordupthome" era, because you just know the Javy character was going to pop up every week...and you wouldn't even have to exaggerate his personality to make him the best character.
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Postby Old Style » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:46 pm

Javy Baez is playing baseball with a cheat code. Holy horsefeathers this guy is an absolute joy to watch play.
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Postby Brian » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:59 pm

It's is completely possible that Javy is hitting .300 at the ASB w/ 20 dongs give or take
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Postby Tim » Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:36 pm

Brian wrote:It's is completely possible that Javy is hitting .300 at the ASB w/ 20 dongs give or take

+20 steals
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Postby PackLandVA » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:28 am

Anyone want to cop to suggesting he be traded at any point over the past 3+ seasons/off-seasons?
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:29 am

Heck yeah I did. Many times.
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Postby Tim » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:34 am

Javy Baez, 3.1 fWAR player.



On July 7th.
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Postby Rob » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:51 am

PackLandVA wrote:Anyone want to cop to suggesting he be traded at any point over the past 3+ seasons/off-seasons?


I don't recall thinking it was ever a particularly great idea. Not because I was opposed to trading him, but rather because I didn't think we'd get anything remotely valuable for a guy who showed off a 40+% strike rate in his first cup of coffee. He was a lot like a lotto ticket in those days, even moreso than most prospects...
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Postby 17 Seconds » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:08 am

he's turning into soriano with elite middle infield defense
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby philosophizer75 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:53 am

Way back in 2015 I suggested either he or Castro had to go.

They made the right choice, and I haven't suggested moving Javy since.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:55 am

17 Seconds wrote:he's turning into soriano with elite middle infield defense


In between all of the times I wanted to trade him, this was always my comp to what he could be if he figured it out.
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Postby NOLA » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:07 pm

17 Seconds wrote:he's turning into soriano with elite middle infield defense

And elite base running.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:38 pm

I’ve never wanted to be without Javy, and I don’t like anyone. horsefeathers you ninnies
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Postby TomtheBombadil » Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:46 pm

PackLandVA wrote:Anyone want to cop to suggesting he be traded at any point over the past 3+ seasons/off-seasons?


Oh yeah, many times over even once this past week

OTOH 2B is his and I caught much guff for suggesting 2B as his long term spot on the Cubs as a prospect, so it balances out! I even comped him to Soriano with IF defense!

I currently prefer not to trade him, starting 2B works who can spot at SS and even 3B works for me.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:49 pm

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I'm going to this game; how early do people need to show up to make sure they get one? I usually don't care about the giveaways, but I'll be damned if I miss this.
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Re: Baez impresses Baez

Postby Forgotmyoldlogin » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:43 pm

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jersey cubs fan wrote:https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk0Rv10BdRO/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1h35h9ezyerdz


I'm going to this game; how early do people need to show up to make sure they get one? I usually don't care about the giveaways, but I'll be damned if I miss this.

If gates open at 5:05 you should honestly try to get there by 5:30.
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