The Chicago Cubs finally made their Wrigley Field debut following an unexpected snow day on Monday. However, that didn’t stop the 2016 World Series champions from enjoying the moment. s expected.
Although they’re not at the top of the division, the Chicago Cubs are starting to show more signs of life at the plate. At the beginning of the year, they suffered back-to-back shutout losses, limping their way into Milwaukee.
To make things worse, first baseman Anthony Rizzo was out of action. Someone I picked to be the series MVP over the weekend. Now, Rizzo sits on the 10-day disabled list while his teammates continue their early season grind.
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Once a strikeout machine, Javy has improved his overall game over the years, maturing into an excellent ballplayer. In just a couple of seasons, we have witnessed some fantastic plays provided by El Mago himself.
From quick tags to diving plays to fantastic base running — Baez has proved to be one of the most exciting young players the game has to offer to fans of the game.
Even if you’re not a fan of baseball, it’s hard to deny his athletic ability. Definitely has a couple of All-Star appearances and Gold Gloves in his future.
Wrigley Field power display
Yesterday afternoon, Joe Maddon‘s 25-year-old phenom launched two home runs in the 8-5 loss at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ahead of that contest, Baez was 0-for-7 when facing Pirates pitcher, Ivan Nova.
His two-hit performance wasn’t enough to get the job done, but it should be motivation enough for Baez to keep it going. Or at least, recent news regarding his personal life would help.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Baez is officially off the market after he reportedly proposed to his longtime girlfriend. Sorry, ladies, we know you’re heartbroken. Hey, we hear Tommy La Stella is still looking for love.
Heartache, celebration, love
Early on in Javier’s big league career, his younger sister, best friend, and inspiration, Noely Baez, passed away. It was a dark time for Javier who had his biggest fan in his little sister. That year, the Cubs reached the NLCS for the first time since 2003.
A year later, with a tattoo of his guardian angel, Javier celebrated a World Series title. Something he did for two hearts. Now, Baez is in the process of writing the next chapter of his life with the future Mrs. Irmarie Baez.
Both Javier and Irmarie are expecting a child together. Undoubtedly, the child will be as talented as its Dad.
So, now that Javier joins the mix of recent Cubs’ planning to get married, who could be next in line? I feel like we need to host a Chicago Cubs’ version of The Bachelor. Thoughts?