Javier Baez hit the game-winning homer in extra innings in his major league debut on Tuesday night as he continued to impress yesterday in hitter-friendly Coors Field. Baez fueled the hype leading up to his home debut today by smacking two home runs to cap a three-hit, four-RBI performance that enabled the Cubs to coast to a 6-2 victory over the Rockies. Strikeouts are going to be an issue for Baez as he fanned nearly 30 percent of the time between Double- and Triple-A, but we're already getting a look at the power he can provide from a middle infield position. It's exciting to see some of the pieces begin to fall into place with the Cubs after four years of losing. Baez doesn't know where he is going to live for the duration of the season, but Cubs fans can look forward to seeing their 21-year-old phenom settle in the batter's box today when he makes his Wrigley Field debut.
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