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#pounditTuesday, December 7, 2021

Javier Baez home run breaks scoreless tie and Bill Murray loved it

Bill Murray

Javier Baez delivered some magic for the Cubs on Friday night during Game 1 of the NLDS in Chicago against the San Francisco Giants.

The game was scoreless in the bottom of the 8th until Baez blasted a 3-2 pitch from Johnny Cueto to left field.

The blast landed in the basket in left field, just clearing the fence at Wrigley Field for a home run.

Cueto had been pitching a brilliant game and only surrendered two hits until that point. In fact, two of the three hits he allowed in eight innings were to Baez.

That type of hit has Cubs fans more and more convinced that this is their year. You know that even celebrity fan Bill Murray might be thinking that:

You gotta love Murray’s shirt too:

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