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Breaking down the Wild Card 'Hug Heard Round the World'

Do you want to know the most important thing in baseball, but only have limited time? Don't worry, we've got you covered. In Short Order spotlights the crucial baseball information and breaks it down in three thirty second segments, so that you're caught up whether you have 30 seconds, 60 seconds or a minute and a half. 
As he tends to do, the Cubs' Javier Baez once again achieved viral fame on Tuesday night as he stopped for a quick mid-basepaths hug with Nolan Arenado in Chicago's 2-1 loss to the Rockies in the win-or-go-home National League Wild Card game. It's like the Jose Bautista bat flip of hugs: 

Why was the play so exciting? And what do you need to know about it? That's all in today's In Short Order video, which you can see at the top of the post.

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