WATCH: Rapper tries out for Cubs, hangs out with Javy Baez


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Chicago Cubs standout Javy Báez coaches rapper 'Residente' through fielding, tagging and hitting drills while discussing their native Puerto Rico, their music and baseball careers, and the importance of self-expression and taking risks in the following MLB video:

Video Description: Residente is a global rap phenomenon, but did you know he can play a little baseball? The Puerto Rican megastar heads to Cubs camp for The Tryout with NL All-Star/highlight maven Javy Báez. The “René” and “Antes Que el Mundo Se Acabe” rapper went through the gamut of baseball drills, testing his hitting and fielding (and who better to get fielding tips from than Javy??) Watch all the way through to see if Residente makes the cut!

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