The Chicago Cubs will ring prized infield prospect Javier Baez,
The Chicago Cubs will ring prized infield prospect Javier Baez, who will make his significant association make a big appearance on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies.
The Cubs’ first-round pick in 2011, Baez, positioned by Espn.com’s Keith Law as the eighth-best prospect in baseball, has recuperated from a moderate begin in his first season at Triple-An Iowa. In the wake of batting only .172 in April, Baez has slanted up every month since.
In the 20 diversions after the Triple-An All-Star break, he hit .342 with nine homers and a 1.159 OPS. He batted .300 with 10 homers in July and hit his 22nd and 23 grand slams on Sunday.
For the season, the 21-year-old Baez is slicing .260/.323/.510 with 80 Rbis.
A shortstop for much of his vocation, Baez, who hit 37 homers between Class An and Double-A last season, has played all the more a respectable halfway point of late in expectation of a major alliance call-up on the grounds that the Cubs have three-time All-Star Starlin Castro dug in at short.
Arismendy Alcantara, a 22-year-old infield prospect rang to the Cubs on July 8, conceivable will move from a respectable halfway point to play for the most part focus field with Baez in the lineup.
Baez played in the Futures Game amid the All-Star merriments in Minneapolis, hitting a grand slam.