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WATCH: Javier Baez's inside-the-park home run sparks Cubs to win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – From his diving stops, off-balance throws, and even his ability to keep his hands on a falling piece of gum in the dugout, the Cubs’ second baseman loves to put on a show at AT&T Park.

Stepping to the plate in the second inning of the Cubs’ first of a three-game series with the Giants, Baez hit a pitch deep to center with a man on and rounded the bases for a two-run inside-the-park homer.

With Jason Heyward on first, Baez hit a Matt Moore pitch to the deepest part of AT&T Ballpark in right-center field.

Moncrief’s throw home was strong and on target, but Baez was able to slide in underneath the tag of Buster Posey to finish off the two-run homer.

After a rough Sunday against the Nationals at Wrigley Field, the bullpen finished the final 2 2/3 innings scoreless as Wade Davis picked up his 24th save in another AT&T Park game where Baez provided the true San Francisco treat.


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