Javier Baez Chicago Cubs

Age: 27 (December 1, 1992) | 6' 0" | 190lbs. | Bats: Right 3B-1 SS-130 DH-2 PH-9
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
CHC AAA 2016 4 15 3 4 0 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 .267 .267 .467 0 27 .300 n/a
CHC NL 2016 142 421 50 115 15 108 19 1 14 59 12 3 .273 .314 .423 3 24 .336 44/20/36 18 16
CHC NL 2017 145 469 75 128 30 144 24 2 23 75 10 3 .273 .317 .480 6 29 .345 49/15/36 22 21
CHC NL 2018 160 606 101 176 29 167 40 9 34 111 21 9 .290 .326 .554 4 26 .347 46/22/32 42 38
CHC NL 2019 138 531 89 149 28 156 38 4 29 85 11 7 .281 .316 .531 5 28 .345 50/18/32 27 25
CHC NL 2020 59 222 27 45 7 75 9 1 8 24 3 0 .203 .238 .360 3 32 .262 50/18/32 6 7
Career 7yrs 724 2538 371 671 128 769 142 17 118 378 63 25 .264 .304 .473 5 29 .333 n/a
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09.01... Cubs recalled INF Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa.
Howard Lynch LynchMob
Sep 4 '15
Sent down today.
Kent Ostby Seadogs
Mar 30 '15
Both are risky, in very different ways. I'd take the Fernandez risk.
Alex Patton Alex
Mar 23 '15
4 x 4 keeper league question. Would you rather have Baez at $10 through 2017 or Jose Fernandez at $12 through 2016?  Rebuilding.  FWIW Baez would only cost me $5 against my cap this year and if he looks valuable enough he could be raised for more than one year at $5 per year. 
joel schreier jschri
Mar 22 '15

Very interesting comment by Joe Maddon yesterday in that Baez is "no lock" to make the opening day roster. I'm already avoiding Baez unless the price is extremely right, and this certainly doesn't sway my opinion.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/joe-maddon--javier-baez--no-lock--to-make-cubs-opening-day-roster-014829693.html

Buck Davidson Buck
Mar 20 '15
why does $6 seem both too high and too low at the same time?  I wouldn't go to $6 but I bet that doesn't get him.  Taken in round 15 in The Guide, 3 spots after Utley, alongside Mercer and Asdrubal, and 8 in front of Phillips.
Gary Cruciani Megary
Mar 8 '15
If you look at him through the power lens, he is an exciting talent ready to burst onto the scene as a major league star. Through the contact lens, of course, he is already the worst hitter in baseball, having struck out in more than 41 percent of his plate appearances last year. The reality, of course, is more complex and tasty, like a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. All those Ks mean any sensible analysis will be wary of Baez, who struck out 30 percent of the time in Triple-A last year. But that high rate of failure will also mean that the cost of acquiring the homers he hits will be lower. There's the twist. Peanut butter (homers)? Or chocolate (cheapness)? There will be a big effort to help him adjust, he has swung at too many pitches outside the stike zone, but there is a decent chance major league pitchers will stay ahead of him. He had a swinging strike rate last year of 19.1 percent! If he continues to hit below the Mendoza line, even if the homers come, can the Cubs keep him in the majors all season? You want the homers (peanut butter), but insist on the cheapness (chocolate). The combination elevates.

—from The Fantasy Baseball Guide 2015
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Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Jan 18 '15