Javier Baez Lands On Cover Of 'MLB The Show '20'

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(670 The Score) One of baseball's most exciting players is getting some more shine in the national spotlight.

Cubs shortstop Javier Baez has graced the cover of "MLB The Show '20," Playstation announced Monday. 

"I am so honored and excited to be on the cover of MLB The Show 20," Baez said in a statement. "I’ll never forget how it felt when I saw myself in the game for the first time (even as a backup!). It was so surreal. Still, it’s one thing to see your virtual self, but it’s completely next level to be on the cover of a game you’ve played and love."

Excited to pass the @mlbtheshow torch to someone who is so fun to watch and plays with so much swag … Congrats @javy23baez! #mlbtspartner pic.twitter.com/UD1EZnCYEd

— Bryce Harper (@bryceharper3) October 21, 2019

Baez, who turns 27 in December, hit .281 with 29 homers, 85 RBIs and an .847 OPS in 138 games this past season. He was the National League MVP runner-up in 2018 and is known for his highlight-reel defensive plays and baserunning in addition to his offensive prowess.