Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win vs Padres

Rizzo, Baez come up big late to give Cubs 5-4 win vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon recently likened Javier Baez to one of the Beatles because of the young second baseman’s growing star power.
Baez put on a performance fitting the comparison and his All-Star status, scoring the go-ahead run on a stolen base and consecutive errors in the 10th inning to help the Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 5-4.
“Javy did his Javy thing again. Pretty impressive,” Maddon said.
As for the Beatles comparison, “If he grew his hair, he’d look more like George, I think, or would it be Ringo?” the manager quipped.
“Listen, it’s a really good time for him as a young baseball player,” Maddon said. “It’s a good time for us.
Source: Chronic astros

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