Javier Baez turned magician again, as his sleight of hand avoided the tag on a stolen base
The Cubs began their 8-4 win on Saturday against the crosstown rival White Sox in a big way, as a leadoff triple from
Since the Cubs batted around in the top of the first, Baez again led off in the second, and this time, he reached on an infield single. Then, with
White Sox catcher
That's straight-up sorcery.
Maybe we shouldn't be surprised by Baez's smooth moves -- he pulled off a similar slide playing for Puerto Rico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic:
When you've got it, you've got it, and Baez has got it.