Javier Baez

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Ready To Compete After A 5-Year Drought

“It’s about getting it done,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–11 hours ago

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Letter By Kris Bryant From Iowa

Bryant will be toiling in Iowa for several weeks until the big city beckons.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Addison Russell Sent Down By Cubs

None of the heralded youngsters will open the season with the big league club.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

Cubs second baseman Javy Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Javier Baez’s Destination Is An Organization-Wide Decision

Maddon isn’t as worried about Baez’s strikeouts as others are.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Police Prank Trevor Bauer By Returning Cubs’ ‘Home Run Balls’

Bauer allowed homers to Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Anthony Rizzo Envisions Powerful Cubs Lineup

Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Watch: Soler, Baez, Bryant Hit Back-To-Back-To-Back Homers

It’s a glimpse of the future.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

Cubs infielder Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Jed Hoyer: All About ‘Mindset’ For Javier Baez In Cutting Down Strikeouts

Baez struck out 95 times last season in 229 plate appearances.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

Javier Baez  hits a single in the 1st inning against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Not Intimidated By Pitchers

Standing in the batter’s box against one of the top five pitchers in baseball really didn’t faze Javier Baez.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2015

Cubs prospect Kris Bryant. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant: It’s A ‘Friendly Competition’ For 3B Job

“I feel like I’m pretty close now” to the big leagues, Bryant says.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Take Comfort In The Confidence Of The Cubs

There’s a cold-blooded plan in place.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Wisch: Taveras Tragedy Evokes Memories of Cubs’ Hubbs

The “what if?” question is so haunting, so sad in life and sports.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

The Royals celebrate their trip to the World Series. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End Up

A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Searching For New Hitting Coach

The Cubs front office was concerned about the high strikeout rates of hitters.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In Chicago

Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Levine: Manny Ramirez May Join Cubs’ Coaching Staff

“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 26, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Brewers 6-4

Chris Coghlan hit a leadoff homer, and Javier Baez had his second career three-hit game.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Positive Vibes Surround Cubs As 2014 Comes To End

The record didn’t indicate it entirely, but the Cubs believe the saw plenty of growth.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Cubs infielder Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez’s Struggles May Help His Long-Term Development

Watching Javier Baez swing and miss to the tune of 81 strikeouts in 44 games has brought plenty of scrutiny on both player and organization alike.

09/20/2014

Javier Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez Gets His Shot At Shortstop

“It is mostly about him staying in himself and staying more focused in his zone,” Rick Renteria says of Javier Baez.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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