Javier Baez's defensive skills caused an epic double play against the Reds
It was another day, another Javier Baez play on Sunday, when the Cubs defeated the Reds, 6-1. Yu Darvish snagged his first win in a Cubbies uniform and his teammates assisted with the bats, hitting three homers. But let's get back to this Baez play ... In the bottom of the fifth, Baez made a sliding stop on a Joey Votto grounder up the middle, touched second with his glove, then pushed off the base with his foot and threw it to first for a double play:
The bag assisted him in the event, but it could have been him essentially making an extra effort to ensure the out against Alex Blandino had occurred. Are you not entertained?