Report: Cubs Planning to Promote INF Javier Baez


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iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Cubs are planning to promote infielder Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, according to ESPN. He’s expected to make his debut Tuesday night in Colorado.

In 104 games this season with the Cubs Triple-A affiliate, the 21-year-old Baez is batting .260 with 23 home runs and 80 RBIs. He has also scored 64 runs and swiped 16 bases.

In 2013, Baez hit .282 with 37 homers and 111 RBIs between Class A and Double-A.

The Cubs, in the midst of a rebuilding year, are 47-63.

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