Javier Baez
Birthdate: 12/1/1992 (24 y, 2 m, 18 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/195     Position: 2B/3B/SS
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 9, Overall: 9, Team: Chicago Cubs
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Baez could become the full-time starter at second at some point during the year, The Chicago Sun-Times reports. (2/16/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2011Cubs (R)31202020.0 %16.7 %.167.400.333.333.500.371113    
2011Cubs (A-)2600100.0 %33.3 %.000.250.167.167.167.157-10    
2012Solar Sox (R)1460491633.3 %23.3 %.246.205.211.250.456.31175    
2012Cubs (A)57235124133203.8 %20.4 %.263.378.333.383.596.432170    
2012Cubs (A+)2386491345.8 %24.4 %.213.200.188.244.400.28876    
2013Cubs (A+)76337175957126.2 %23.1 %.261.310.274.338.535.391145    
2013Cubs (AA)5424020395487.9 %28.8 %.344.333.294.346.638.435180    
2014Cubs (AAA)104434236480167.8 %30.0 %.250.322.260.323.510.354108    
2014Cubs522299252056.6 %41.5 %.155.248.169.227.324.248540.8-11.1-3.0-0.8
2015Cubs (R)41503116.7 %0.0 %.083.417.417.533.500.499208    
2015Cubs (AAA)70313134961176.7 %24.3 %.203.402.324.385.527.402144    
2015Cubs288014415.0 %30.0 %.118.412.289.325.408.315980.30.12.50.5
2015Cubs61511320.0 %26.7 %.200.400.333.333.533.373138    
2016Cubs (AAA)41513110.0 %26.7 %.200.300.267.267.467.31688    
2016Cubs142450145059123.3 %24.0 %.150.336.273.314.423.316942.5-0.512.72.7
2016Cubs177128822.8 %29.6 %.147.348.265.282.412.29580    
2017Depth Charts102430164756105.2 %23.7 %.179.307.259.306.438.317950.7-1.82.91.5
2017Steamer114452175059105.2 %23.7 %.179.307.259.306.438.317950.6-2.01.21.4
2017Fans (27)135546186065134.8 %24.2 %.160.328.269.315.429.319971.1-1.213.43.0
Total- - -222759247983184.5 %29.9 %.148.323.244.289.392.295833.6-11.612.32.5
Postseason- - -2386391142.3 %29.1 %.157.357.277.291.434.30890    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2011Cubs (R)312124220020002000020.333
2011Cubs (A-)2661100001002000000.167
2012Solar Sox (R)1457601262049162014100130.211
2012Cubs (A)572132357144105124133904810303203.333
2012Cubs (A+)2380861573149135121100142.188
2013Cubs (A+)7629933782421941759572107811608122.274
2013Cubs (AA)54218240642915020395419269030382.294
2014Cubs (AAA)1043884341015224223648034313057014168.260
2014Cubs522132293621609252015095100551.169
2015Cubs (R)412155410031100200010.417
2015Cubs (AAA)702813139162142134961210768216173.324
2015Cubs2876802215601444124000012.289
2015Cubs615155400113004000020.333
2016Cubs (AAA)415154300131004000210.267
2016Cubs1424214501158119114505915310811218123.273
2016Cubs1768711812402882021010120.265
2017Depth Charts10239643010266191164756222102632 105.259
2017Steamer11441645210869201175059242107633 105.259
2017Fans (27)13550654613693232186065262132104  133.269
Total- - -222710759173117311247983344227122113186.244
Postseason- - -23838623164039112025010140.277

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2011Cubs (R)0.0 %16.7 %0.00.333.333.500.833.1677.5.400  0.420.2.371113
2011Cubs (A-)0.0 %33.3 %0.00.167.167.167.333.0000.1.250  0.00-0.8.157-10
2012Solar Sox (R)3.3 %23.3 %0.14.211.250.456.706.2467.1.205  0.66-2.0.31175
2012Cubs (A)3.8 %20.4 %0.19.333.383.596.979.2639.0.378  2.64819.8.432170
2012Cubs (A+)5.8 %24.4 %0.24.188.244.400.644.2137.0.200  0.08-2.4.28876
2013Cubs (A+)6.2 %23.1 %0.27.274.338.535.873.2618.2.310  1.55516.9.391145
2013Cubs (AA)7.9 %28.8 %0.28.294.346.638.983.3444.5.333  0.74620.6.435180
2014Cubs (AAA)7.8 %30.0 %0.26.260.323.510.833.2505.9.322  -0.5614.4.354108
2014Cubs6.6 %41.5 %0.16.169.227.324.551.1554.8.2480.4-0.10.514-11.0.24854
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Cubs (R)6.7 %0.0 %1.00.417.533.5001.033.0836.6.417  0.242.0.499208
2015Cubs (AAA)6.7 %24.3 %0.28.324.385.527.911.2036.6.402  1.95616.9.402144
2015Cubs5.0 %30.0 %0.17.289.325.408.733.1181.5.4120.30.6-0.690.1.31598
2015Cubs0.0 %26.7 %0.00.333.333.533.867.2005.0.400  0.420.7.373138
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Cubs (AAA)0.0 %26.7 %0.00.267.267.467.733.2007.1.300  0.22-0.2.31688
2016Cubs3.3 %24.0 %0.14.273.314.423.737.1504.7.3360.70.90.952-0.9.31694
2016Cubs2.8 %29.6 %0.10.265.282.412.693.1475.0.348  0.47-1.4.29580
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts5.2 %23.7 %0.22.259.306.438.744.1794.4.3071.0 -0.350-0.5.31795
2017Steamer5.2 %23.7 %0.22.259.306.438.744.1794.4.3070.9 -0.353-0.5.31795
2017Fans (27)4.8 %24.2 %0.20.269.315.429.744.1604.8.328  1.1650.3.31997
Total- - -4.5 %29.9 %0.15.244.289.392.680.1484.2.3231.41.40.875-11.8.29583
Postseason- - -2.3 %29.1 %0.08.277.291.434.724.1575.2.357  0.89-0.7.30890

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2014Cubs0.9113.7 %41.0 %45.3 %20.8 %17.0 %8.3 %0.0 %48.3 %31.4 %20.3 %18.6 %50.0 %31.4 %
2015Cubs1.1931.4 %37.3 %31.4 %6.3 %6.3 %0.0 %0.0 %32.7 %34.6 %32.7 %7.7 %59.6 %32.7 %
2015Cubs2.339.1 %63.6 %27.3 %0.0 %33.3 %14.3 %0.0 %      
2016Cubs1.2119.5 %44.0 %36.4 %10.9 %12.7 %11.3 %50.0 %45.6 %34.5 %19.9 %18.7 %52.2 %29.1 %
2016Cubs0.8119.1 %36.2 %44.7 %14.3 %9.5 %23.5 %100.0 %      
Total- - -1.1219.4 %42.6 %38.1 %13.4 %13.4 %9.5 %43.8 %44.9 %33.7 %21.4 %17.5 %52.5 %30.0 %
Postseason- - -1.0017.2 %41.4 %41.4 %12.5 %12.5 %20.8 %100.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2014Cubs48531611410338601939
2015Cubs1916161010101210311
2015Cubs7310100133548
2016Cubs13311059121514754811351683
2016Cubs17219341182180262
Total- - -20017991241916798719462933
Postseason- - -242410351195215310

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Cubs-1.00-4.273.27-12.86-1.430.97 0-0.89-0.14
2015Cubs-0.62-1.350.73-4.40-0.470.860.946-0.32-0.41
2015Cubs0.05-0.290.340.190.010.90 0-0.070.13
2016Cubs-1.06-8.327.261.830.221.001.15180.00-1.06
2016Cubs0.18-1.391.570.520.091.06 00.090.08
Total- - --2.68-13.9411.26-15.43-1.680.971.1024-1.21-1.54
Postseason- - -0.24-1.671.910.710.101.03 00.020.21

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Cubs52.0% (92.2)19.1% (84.2)5.3% (87.5)13.4% (77.5)9.7% (82.4)0.5% (83.4)  
2015Cubs54.4% (93.0)23.8% (84.6)2.9% (89.3)9.8% (78.6)8.5% (82.3)0.7% (87.5) 1.3%
2016Cubs51.0% (92.6)21.1% (84.5)4.3% (87.8)12.9% (77.7)9.9% (83.6)0.8% (84.5) 0.7%
Total- - -51.7% (92.5)20.7% (84.4)4.5% (87.8)12.7% (77.7)9.7% (83.1)0.7% (84.5) 0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Cubs30.3 %12.1 %6.4 %0.8 %0.4 %9.1 %18.7 %11.8 %2.1 % 8.3 %   
2015Cubs41.0 %6.8 %3.3 %0.7 % 5.9 %22.8 %8.8 %2.6 % 8.1 %   
2016Cubs33.9 %12.3 %3.4 %0.8 % 5.6 %20.1 %11.8 %2.2 % 10.0 %   
Total- - -33.5 %11.7 %4.3 %0.8 %0.1 %6.7 %19.9 %11.5 %2.2 % 9.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Cubs92.691.887.982.483.990.684.277.677.1 82.4  
2015Cubs93.493.387.987.3 90.884.379.780.1 82.3  
2016Cubs92.891.987.384.6 92.684.577.880.5 83.4  
Total- - -92.892.087.684.183.991.684.477.979.4 83.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Cubs-10.00.8-0.1-3.0-1.41.4 -2.040.45-0.29-2.38-1.5028.46 
2015Cubs0.8-2.81.9-0.50.6-0.1 0.46-3.7920.88-1.762.12-7.04 
2016Cubs4.8-1.8-1.1-4.0-1.21.5 0.56-0.51-1.50-1.87-0.7411.68 
Total- - --4.5-3.80.7-7.6-2.02.8 -0.30-0.620.50-2.04-0.7214.01 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Cubs-9.71.4-2.30.11.4-0.20.4-1.4-0.9 -1.6  
2015Cubs-0.81.61.3-0.1 0.0-2.50.6-0.9 0.5  
2016Cubs-2.51.80.40.9 5.0-2.2-3.1-1.7 -1.7  
Total- - --13.14.8-0.60.91.44.8-4.3-3.9-3.4 -2.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Cubs-3.431.21-3.811.7934.61-0.290.23-1.25-4.48 -2.05  
2015Cubs-0.657.6813.00-6.95 0.12-3.622.10-10.65 1.90  
2016Cubs-0.440.870.636.41 5.36-0.65-1.56-4.72 -1.04  
Total- - --1.341.41-0.503.8434.612.43-0.74-1.16-5.39 -1.06  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Cubs39.5 %58.7 %46.8 %42.2 %77.5 %59.0 %37.9 %55.0 %19.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Cubs39.3 %68.2 %51.5 %48.6 %83.0 %67.7 %42.0 %68.8 %16.4 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Cubs42.9 %67.9 %52.6 %62.4 %82.3 %72.4 %38.8 %60.7 %14.4 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -41.4 %65.1 %50.6 %54.8 %81.0 %67.9 %38.8 %59.8 %16.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Cubs39.2 %57.6 %46.6 %39.7 %78.8 %59.2 %40.3 %22.3
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cubs40.0 %65.7 %51.5 %47.1 %83.3 %67.7 %44.6 %24.1
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Cubs42.5 %65.5 %52.6 %59.7 %82.7 %72.2 %43.8 %23.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -41.2 %63.1 %50.6 %52.0 %81.7 %67.9 %42.8 %23.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015Cubs1B101.00000000000    .000 
2016Cubs1B6221.018400010010    1.000 
Total- - -1B7222.018400010010    1.000 
2014Cubs2B2525210.06051541185131     .957 
2015Cubs2B17559.213161106251     .967 
2016Cubs2B5938383.088127642207152     .973 
Total- - -2B10168652.216119412934414334     .967 
2015Cubs3B11664.05191100100     .960 
2016Cubs3B6236370.227917344400     .944 
Total- - -3B7342434.2321108444500     .947 
2014CubsSS3027255.04589523188113     .964 
2015CubsSS8545.07140002030     1.000 
2016CubsSS2521194.0406121111472     .981 
Total- - -SS6353494.0921647343112215     .973 
2016CubsLF202.1000000000     .000 
Total- - -LF202.1000000000     .000 
2016CubsOF202.1000000000     .000 
Total- - -OF202.1000000000     .000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015Cubs1B1.0 0 00010.0000   0  -0.40.0-0.4-56.5
2016Cubs1B21.0 0 00065.8330   0  -0.20.20.01.0
Total- - -1B22.0 0 00075.7140   0  -0.60.2-0.3-8.6
2014Cubs2B210.0 1 -1-2-24433.7504   1 0.7-1.5-2.4-3.2-28.7
2015Cubs2B59.2 0 0001210.8330   1 0.30.5-0.50.35.1
2016Cubs2B383.0 1 281111095.8649   5 0.05.7-0.45.316.3
Total- - -2B652.2 2 169166138.83113   7 1.04.7-3.22.55.0
2015Cubs3B64.0 0 0341412.8574   1  3.5-0.23.370.1
2016Cubs3B370.2 0 -12110571.67616   5 -0.52.20.01.73.9
Total- - -3B434.2 0 -15511983.69820   6 -0.55.7-0.25.011.4
2014CubsSS255.0 0 1-3-28364.77111   0 0.2-0.2-1.5-1.5-7.2
2015CubsSS45.0 0 1-2-1129.7501   0  -1.60.5-1.1-28.1
2016CubsSS194.0 1 1244437.84115   3 0.53.0-0.13.425.1
Total- - -SS494.0 1 3-31139110.79127   3 0.71.3-1.20.82.2
2016CubsLF2.1  000000 0   0  0.10.00.10.0
Total- - -LF2.1  000000 0   0  0.10.00.10.0
2016CubsOF2.1  000000 0   0  0.10.00.10.0
Total- - -OF2.1  000000 0   0  0.10.00.10.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015Cubs1B1.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
2016Cubs1B21.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -1B22.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
2014Cubs2B210.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)50.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)33.3%      (6)98.2%    (57)
2015Cubs2B59.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (10)
2016Cubs2B383.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)57.1%      (7)33.3%     (6)100.0%      (6)97.8%  (139)
Total- - -2B652.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (4)55.6%      (9)37.5%     (8)64.3%    (14)98.1%  (206)
2015Cubs3B64.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)75.0%     (4)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (16)
2016Cubs3B370.20.0%      (3)33.3%      (3)37.5%      (8)57.1%     (7)66.7%    (12)96.9%    (96)
Total- - -3B434.20.0%      (3)33.3%      (3)37.5%      (8)63.6%    (11)68.8%    (16)97.3%  (112)
2014CubsSS255.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (5)50.0%      (2)33.3%     (3)100.0%      (2)94.5%    (91)
2015CubsSS45.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)33.3%      (3)100.0%    (11)
2016CubsSS194.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (2)33.3%      (3)95.5%    (67)
Total- - -SS494.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (9)33.3%      (3)66.7%     (6)50.0%      (8)95.3%  (169)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2014Cubs465.03768636462557851631
2015Cubs169.27976767175768676772
2016Cubs971.0159898980868388778413
Total- - -1605.2275828074787485697716

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Cubs-11.90.8-4.71.7-11.1-3.00.36.5-7.3-0.8($6.1) 
2015Cubs-0.20.32.10.40.12.50.22.35.20.5$4.4 
2016Cubs-3.12.510.62.1-0.512.70.713.626.52.7$21.7 
Total- - --15.23.68.14.2-11.612.31.222.424.32.5$19.9 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 3/5/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com, Hat Tip: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 8/5/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com, Hat Tip: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 9, Overall: 9
    • Team: Chicago Cubs
    • School: Arlington Country Day (FL) HS