Watch: Javy Takes Nola Deep to Join 30 Homer, 100 RBI Club
What a season it’s been for Javier Baez. On Sunday afternoon, Javy reached some key milestones with a solo-homer off one of the MLB’s best, Aaron Nola. That homer gave Javy 30 homers on the season and an even 100 RBI. Those numbers would represent an excellent season for any hitter, but they’re even more impressive when considering Javy still has almost a full month to add on. Enjoy the homer, and some fun stats on the milestone.
Javi Gras#MVP pic.twitter.com/NkqfqvwX5d
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 2, 2018
Javier Báez: first player in #Cubs history with 30 HR, 5 triples, 20 SB & 100 RBI in a season
— Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) September 2, 2018
Javier Baez reached 30 home runs and 100 RBI all on one swing as he homered off of Aaron Nola in the sixth inning to reach those career high plateaus. He's the first Cubs middle infielder with a 30-100 season since Ryne Sandberg in 1990. The only other… https://t.co/dAULsfQiTp
— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) September 2, 2018