Dodgers-Cubs NLCS Javy Baez stuns LA by
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CHICAGO  Javy Baez is stepping into the October spotlight.More accurately, hes sprinting  Sox Cool Base Custom White/Black Jersey into that October spotlight. Chicagos 23-year-old second baseman is showing a national baseball audience what Cubs fans  and players and front office types  have known for quite a while:Hes an incredible athlete and a potential All-Star.MORE: Ranking the 50 best players in the playoffsIn the Cubs' four-game NLDS win over the Giants, Baez showed his power at the plateand his dazzling defensive skills. In the second inning of Saturdays Game 1 of the NLCS, he showed his speed.With Jason Heyward on third base, Baez hit a two Carlton Fisk Cool Base White Jersey -strike blooper into shallow left-center. The infield was in and the outfield was back, and Baez never stopped running until he slid safely into second base for an RBI double.MORE: NLCS Game CenterHe moved to third  Jim Thome Cool Base White/Black Jersey on a wild pitch, and what he did next left the Wrigley Field crowd speechle s for a moment, right before it erupted in wild cheers.Baez stole home, like a little league superstar daring the other team to stop him. The Dodgers couldnt.His name is Javy Baez.His name is Javy Baez. pic.twitter.com/YnjgoU4Jsw Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 16, 2016Baez danced off third, and when LAcatcher Carlos Ruiz  an 11-year veteran threw to third to try to pick him off, Baez just took off  Carlton Fisk Jersey for home.Ruizs throw to third wasnt particularly good (a little wide) and Justin Turners throw from third to home wasnt particularly good, either (it was high) and Baez slid in safely for the Cubs third run  Avisail Garcia Jersey of the game.After watching the replay on the video board, the crowd started chanting Javy! Javy! Javy!It won't be the last time we hear that chant this month.
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