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Cubs Prospects A-Z—Javier Baez

Javier Baez will start at AAA Iowa.

One of the top prospects in baseball, the Puerto Rican native launched baseballs over the walls at Jackie Robinson Ballpark and Smokies Park in 2013, hitting 37 homers while leading the minors with 111 RBI and 299 total bases.

Javier Baez, SS Age 21 (12/1/1992) Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6-foot Weight: 195 2013 Team: Daytona Cubs, Florida State League (A+); Tennessee Smokies, Southern League (AA) Northsiders Report 2014 Ranking—# 1 How acquired:—Cubs first-round pick in 2011 (ninth overall) Prior to Cubs Baez arrived in the U.S. from Bahaman, Puerto Rico in 2005 so his sister, who has spina bifida, could... Recommended Stories

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