VIDEO: Cubs prospect Javier Baez hits ball hard, also far

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Cubs infield prospect Javier Baez has perhaps the most raw power in the loaded farm system of those very same Cubs. He endured a slow start this season at Triple-A Iowa, but he's been rounding into form of late (.654 SLG thus far in July). As evidence of that claim, please witness his sky-scraping spank against Omaha on Monday night ... 

It's the minors, so the action-news footage is necessarily grainy, but you can tell by the routes of those fans in pursuit of Baez's well-struck baseball that the baseball was well-struck!

Put that clout in Wrigley, and it's probably bouncing across Waveland Avenue, which might actually be the case come September. 

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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