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Joe Maddon expects Javier Baez to join Cubs when rosters expand Tuesday

LOS ANGELES — September is right around the corner and help is on the way for the Cubs. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Saturday that second baseman Javier Baez likely will be summoned when rosters expand Tuesday. "I would say he's probably going to be here sooner rather than later," Maddon said of Baez. "Probably the first wave kind of a guy. There are a lot of things he can do to help you win right now." Baez was hitting .316 with 13 home runs , 60 RBI and 17 stolen bases for Triple-A Iowa entering Saturday. He made his major-league debut for the Cubs last season. "He's playing well," Maddon said. "(They've been) moving him all...

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