Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
6-0, 190lb (183cm, 86kg)
Chicago Cubs (majors)
December 1, 1992
in Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Draft: Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (9th) of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft from Arlington Country Day School (Jacksonville, FL).
High School: Arlington Country Day School (Jacksonville, FL)
August 5, 2014
18,331st in MLB history)
vs. COL 6 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Exceeded rookie limits during 2014 season
2020 Contract Status:
Signed thru 2020, 1 yr/$10M (20)
Service Time (01/2020): 4.089
Arb Eligible: 2021
Free Agent: 2022
Full Name: Ednel Javier Baez
Javy or El Mago
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