Watch: Javy Baez Destroys Mistake for Grand Slam

You don’t tug on superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the wind, you don’t pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger, and you damn sure don’t pipe fastballs to Ednel Javier Baez. But Dodgers reliever Edward Paredes is obviously a fan of neither Jim Croce nor scouting reports.

With the Cubs leading 3-2 in the top of 6th inning Tuesday night in LA, Javy stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and homer-lust in his eyes. After giving up a go-ahead single to Ben Zobrist, Paredes walked Jason Heyward on five pitches to load the bases.

In an apparent effort to avoid throwing another ball, Paredes performed the highly unconventional move of running the ball to the plate and setting it on a tee for Javy. With one homer already under his belt, there was no doubt about what the dynamo was going to do with it. And with a 109.9 mph exit velocity and a 27 degree launch angle, there was no doubt about what the ball was going to do.

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