he MVP-caliber season that Javy Baez is having for the Cubs in 2018 is certain to come to end Monday night in Washington, D.C., when he takes part in MLB’s annual Home Run Derby. With the “Full Javy” expecting to be jacked up to levels yet unseen, many experts believe that serious injury will be the end result.
"We were on our way to the airport and Javy comes up to me all sad," said Maddon. "'Hey coach,' he says, 'after the series I just had in Los Angeles, do you think I can just stay and play baseball here?'"
As the Yu Darvish saga continues to unfold, the Cubs are expressing disbelief that the pitcher's history of arm issues could have somehow been an indication that he might have similar troubles after joining the team this winter on a six-year, $126 million free agent deal.
So far, Roquan Smith has done a good job of making sure his Twitter presence is appropriate, and he isn't causing any PR problems for the Chicago Bears. He appears to be very committed to being a successful linebacker in the NFL, and is careful about his social media presence. But could you imagine if he were a controversial figure who used Twitter as his medium? Here are 13 tweets Roquan Smith didn’t write, but could you imagine how crazy it would be if he did?
Cubs’ second baseman and bat-flipper extraordinaire, Javy Baez, needed to be restrained by his teammates in the locker room after getting into an altercation with a mirror when his reflection looked at him the wrong way.
“I guess it’s cool to tell people I pitch for a Major League team, but I feel like a lot of people don’t even know the White Sox are still around,” said Rondon as he stared longingly at the Charlotte Knights Facebook page on his laptop.