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Javier BaezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Chicago Cubs MLB Years: 2014-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion
Futures Game

PositionsSS-467, 2B-218, 3B-92, 1B-11, LF-4, RF-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEdnel Javier Baez
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 1,1992 [25.145]PlaceToa Baja,Puerto Rico
High SchoolArlington Country Day School (Jacksonville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$2,625,000Signing ScoutsTom ClarkService Time2.089 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#61 ... 2012-CHN-#2 ... 2013-MLB-#16 ... 2013-CHN-#1 ... 2014-MLB-#5 ... 2014-CHN-#1
MLB DebutAugust 5,2014 [21.247]
OrganizationsCHN [8] Awards8
TBC Player ID165184Retrosheet IDbaezj001MLBAM ID595879
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Arizona CubsArizRkchn-ss18312242000200200000.333.333.500.8336212.400.167.333.3600.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
2011Boise HawksNwstA-chn-ss1826010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1480.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         518252001200400000.278.278.389.6677218.357.111.222.2890.0022.220.000.000.0040.00
2012Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn25ss195721341711051233203948100303.333.383.596.97912727235.378.263.385.4153.8320.435.335.1117.7538.03
2012Daytona CubsFSLA+chn16ss192380915314134252110011.188.244.400.64432886.200.212.300.2745.8124.424.204.6520.0053.33
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         80293508613616462451469110314.294.346.543.88915935321.332.249.362.3784.3621.504.934.9818.3140.70
2013Daytona CubsFSLA+chn12ss2076299598219417571222178110608.274.338.535.87316040337.310.261.365.3746.2323.153.715.0417.5948.78
2013Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn9ss20542183964150205482196900323.294.346.638.98413935240.333.344.459.4147.9228.753.638.3310.9054.69
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1305179814634437111204401471109211.282.341.578.91929975577.319.296.404.3916.9325.483.686.4113.9751.37
2014Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn12ss2110438864101242238016834130507314.260.323.510.83319849434.322.250.358.3597.8329.953.825.3016.8748.51
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn9ss-2b215221325366092051159510005.169.227.324.5516915229.248.155.244.2486.5541.486.333.9323.6741.67
2015Arizona CubsArizRkchn0ss22412351001101020000.417.533.5001.0336115.417.083.250.4606.670.000.000.000.0020.00
2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn9ss227028149911421361173217681206.324.385.527.91214829313.402.203.327.3926.7124.283.624.1521.6231.87
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         74293529615213621832276101206.328.391.526.91715430328.403.198.324.3956.7123.173.453.9622.5431.25
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn92b-3b22287642260141242400010.289.325.408.73331780.412.119.158.3155.0030.006.001.2576.0031.82
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn4ss23415340011100400002.267.267.467.7347115.300.200.267.3100.0026.670.006.6715.0025.00
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn93b2314242150115191145912315108112138.273.315.423.73817834450.337.150.207.3163.3324.007.203.1130.0729.57
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn92b24145469751282422375103301441621510.273.317.480.79722549508.345.207.286.3265.9128.354.804.5320.3938.28
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2b2520771923737241061820040.299.365.7401.105571785.308.441.532.4507.0621.183.008.2411.0073.91
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3871256173324626541822997038915832323.258.304.446.7505601221352.331.188.260.0005.1828.775.563.9923.2637.65
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3971524269438881490301812011043037121637.287.346.541.8878241921693.340.254.365.0006.5025.403.915.3216.9343.84
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter178684116196384371423411552101319322.287.347.516.86335379762.357.229.344.0007.2227.563.824.8618.4940.31
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter542183964150205482196900323.294.346.638.98413935240.333.344.459.0007.9228.753.638.3310.9054.69
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter99379689722521701642699120619.256.319.507.82619248423.287.251.351.0006.1523.403.814.9618.0549.48
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5721341711051233203948100303.333.383.596.97912727235.378.263.385.0003.8320.435.335.1117.7538.03
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter26010001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter724593001301220000.375.444.500.94412327.409.125.292.0003.707.412.000.000.0033.33
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3871256173324626541822997038915832323.258.304.446.7505601221352.331.188.260.0005.1828.775.563.9923.2637.65
Average MLB - Per 162 games162526721362632376124291636311010.258.304.446.75023451566.331.188.260.0005.1828.775.563.9923.2637.65
Average Minor - Per 162 games16262211017936637123338451751509215.287.346.541.88733678691.340.254.365.0006.5025.403.915.3216.9343.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn18SS3--413552217.7735.67------3100.05.4
2011Boise Hawks NwstA-chn18SS2--131154.8002.00------2100.02.6
2012Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn19SS52--751661522256241.9414.63------5791.237.7
2012Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn19SS23--30522128482.9763.57------23100.017.3
2013Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn20SS73--1412243151396365.9225.00------7696.157.9
2013Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn20SS50--911441324248235.9484.70------5492.636.2
2014Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn21SS85--1462121353371358.9654.21------10481.759.0
2014Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn212B16--37462118583.9765.19------10415.411.1
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21SS30272554589522139134.9644.470.53-----5257.718.5
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn212B25252106051518116111.9574.440.53-----5248.115.4
2015Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn22SS2--23-1551.0002.50------450.03.8
2015Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn222B1--22--441.0004.00------425.01.9
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22SS40--821431736242225.9305.63------7057.127.8
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn222B19--3772313112109.9735.74------7027.113.2
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn223B9--917132726.9632.89------7012.96.3
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn222B175591316173029.9671.710.49-----2860.710.5
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn223B11664519112524.9602.180.38-----2839.36.8
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22SS8545714-321211.0002.630.47-----2828.64.9
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn221B1-1-------------283.60.6
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23LF2--11--221.0001.00------450.01.4
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn233B2---2--221.0001.00------450.01.4
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23SS1--23-1551.0005.00------425.00.7
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn232B1--211-43.7503.00------425.00.7
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn233B6236370279174125118.9441.900.32-----14243.738.5
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn232B593838388127623221215.9733.640.56-----14241.536.6
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23SS25211944061213103101.9814.040.52-----14217.615.5
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn231B6221184-122221.0003.671.05-----1424.23.7
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23LF2-2-------------1421.41.2
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn242B8056503105132433241237.9832.960.47-----14555.249.4
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24SS7367573911651139267256.9593.510.45-----14550.345.1
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn243B8443811-219191.0002.380.44-----1455.54.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn241B4-11--1111.0000.251.00-----1452.82.5
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24RF1-2-------------1450.70.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B18112411552663261681608592.9743.270.51-----1810.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS13612010671833291877530512.9663.760.48-----1360.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B81464774012187169161.9531.990.34-----810.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B11223194-223231.0002.091.00-----110.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2-2-------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1-2-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS126--2303583090618588.9514.67------1260.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B36--76119624201195.9705.42------360.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B11--919132928.9662.55------110.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS50--911441324248235.9484.70------500.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS96--1712763363480447.9314.66------960.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS52--751661522256241.9414.63------520.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--131154.8002.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS5--616562722.8154.40------50.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--22--441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn18----3------
2011Boise Hawks NwstA-chn18----2------
2012Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn19----52------
2012Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn19----23------
2013Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn20----73------
2013Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn20----50------
2014Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn21---1685------
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21---2530------
2015Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn22---12------
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn22---19409-----
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22--117811-----
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn23---1122----
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23--65925622----
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24--480738--1--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor191457912204163021400000.211.237.456.69326659.205.245.3333.3923.737.006.7814.2550.00
2012Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB1912000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB201747714204101111200001.298.313.596.90928648.323.298.3192.0825.0012.008.3311.7542.86
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB21185371430552111700001.264.278.604.88232854.290.340.3771.8531.4817.009.2610.6057.14
2015Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22175571000114132110001.182.237.236.47313159.273.054.1645.0835.597.001.6955.0010.00
2015Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2225140013100000000.800.8001.4002.200715.750.600.8000.000.000.0020.005.0025.00
2015Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB22410010000100400000.100.100.100.2001010.167.000.1000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB231130461014202800000.200.250.333.58310232.238.133.2676.2525.004.003.1330.0033.33
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB23416460012001400000.375.412.563.9759117.455.188.2505.8823.534.005.8816.0016.67
2016Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB23622374005201400100.318.333.500.83311424.368.182.3184.1716.674.000.000.0057.14
2016Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB237301500110001300001.167.167.267.4348130.250.100.1000.0043.330.003.3330.0020.00
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB241132382002101600000.250.273.313.58610233.308.063.1253.0318.186.000.000.0025.00
2017Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB24514100000101500002.000.067.000.0670015.000.000.1436.6733.335.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB24512220022101600000.167.231.667.8988213.000.500.6677.6946.156.0015.386.00100.00
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251435493105102900002.257.297.400.69714437.346.143.2295.4124.324.500.000.0044.44
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs1457912204163021400000.211.237.456.69326659.205.245.3333.3923.737.006.7814.2550.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs8925432611111127113107310005.240.272.421.69310723265.294.181.2523.7727.557.304.1523.0937.70
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs11356100025202900002.286.324.457.78116237.333.171.2865.4124.324.505.4117.5020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs154451040274021400100.227.255.455.71020647.276.228.3644.2629.797.004.2622.0060.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs7301500110001300001.167.167.267.4348130.250.100.1000.0043.330.003.3330.0020.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011High School All-American - 1st Team (IF)1
2012Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year1
2013Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (DH) ... Florida State League All-Star Team (SS) ... Southern League All-Star (SS)3
2015Triple A All-Star Team (2B)1
2016NLCS Most Valuable Player (Co-Winner)1
2017World Baseball Classic All-Star (2B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-04-162BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.136Team Roster on 2016-04-16
2016-04-142BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab23.134Team Roster on 2016-04-14
2016-04-032BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left thumb contusion23.123Team Roster on 2016-04-03
2015-09-012BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Arizona Cubs (Rk)22.274Team Roster on 2015-09-01
2015-07-23SSChicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list22.234Team Roster on 2015-07-23
2015-06-13SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Fractured left ring finger22.194Team Roster on 2015-06-13
2015-04-30SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinors--Reinstated from bereavement list22.150Team Roster on 2015-04-30
2015-04-19SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list22.139Team Roster on 2015-04-19
2015-04-10SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)22.130Team Roster on 2015-04-10
2015-03-31SSChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors22.120Team Roster on 2015-03-31
2014-08-05SSChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors21.247Team Roster on 2014-08-05
2014-04-19SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list21.139Team Roster on 2014-04-19
2014-04-14SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured21.134Team Roster on 2014-04-14
2014-04-12SSChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)21.132Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-07-06SSChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)20.217Team Roster on 2013-07-06
2012-08-04SSChicago CubsDaytona (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Daytona (A+)19.246Team Roster on 2012-08-04
2012-06-09SSChicago CubsPeoria (A)-Minors--19.190Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Cubs 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Chicago Cubs-182,625,000-------2,625,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (1st round - 9th overall)
2014Chicago CubsTeam Payroll21500,000-79447-3,256,497500,0003,125,000
2015Chicago CubsTeam Payroll22507,5000.08978447-3,571,283507,5003,632,500
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll23521,0001.08959630343,498,245507,5004,153,500
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24609,0002.08953324413,651,709535,0004,762,500
2018Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25657,000-46617424,360,045545,0005,419,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red