WATCH: Javier Baez shows off his cannon, throws out runner from shallow left field


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Javier Baez fired an impressive throw across the diamond after fielding a grounder on the outfield grass. (Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports)
Javier Baez fired an impressive throw across the diamond after fielding a grounder on the outfield grass. (Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports)

CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez showed off his cannon on Friday. Throwing out a runner from shallow left field, "El Mago" wowed with an impressive defensive highlight.

Helping Alec Mills pitch a scoreless third at Wrigley Field, Baez backhanded a grounder hit by Manny Pina of the Milwaukee Brewers and fired a laser across the diamond to first baseman Anthony Rizzo for the flashy putout.

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