Cubs To Promote Baez

Published 08/04 2014 06:45PM

Updated 08/04 2014 06:50PM

CHICAGO-The Cubs are ready to give one of their top prospects at shot in the big leagues. Second baseman Javier Baez will join the team Tuesday in Colorado where he's expected to make his major league debut.

Baez was the Cubs' top draft pick in 2011. In AAA Iowa this season he was batting .260 with 23 homers and 80 RBI. Since the All-Star break he's hit .342 with nine homers.

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