Javier Báez

Javier Báez

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/190 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
College: None
Draft: 2011 1st round (9th pick) by the

    The case for Mets to re-sign Javier Baez as a free agent

    The Mets paid big money to a shortstop following a trade when they inked Francisco Lindor to a 10-year, $341 million contract prior to the 2021 season. Lindor is locked in as the Mets’ shortstop of the future, but the Mets now face another opportunity to sign another shortstop to a big contract. Javier Baez will be a free agent this winter after joining the Mets in a midseason trade from the Chicago Cubs.

  • NY Daily News

    Deesha Thosar: The 2021 Mets would have benefitted from a veteran manager

    The Mets waited less than 24 hours after their final out against the Braves, a Francisco Lindor groundout to third base, to oust Luis Rojas as manager following his second year at the helm. It was a dismissal that was expected after the Mets lost more games than they won, and the cracks in the clubhouse showed that a veteran leader is likely to be more in tune with these temperamental players. ...

  • NY Daily News

    Francisco Lindor faces uphill battle in Year 2 with Mets

    Francisco Lindor will earn $32 million next year, the first season of the 10-year extension he signed after being traded from Cleveland to New York. If he repays the Mets with a repeat of his 2021 season, it may be time to start investigating him for larceny. The normally jubilant shortstop kept his spirits high and a smile strapped to his face even as he bumbled his way through the worst ...