The Cubs are working to keep one of their core players on the North Side for years to come.

The Cubs and superstar shortstop Javier Baez are discussing a long-term contract extension, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.

  

Watch #Cubs’ extension talks with Javy Baez, interest in Japanese CF Shogo Akiyama for clues into how they'll try to shape 2020 roster https://t.co/n81iQF25xM via @SunTimes

— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) November 15, 2019