Cubs’ pitcher Jake Arrieta shaved off his beard

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Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs throws a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during game three of the National League Division Series at Wrigley Field on October 12, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The cubs are enjoying their off-season and you may not recognize ace pitcher Jake Arrieta if you see him around Chicago.

His wife, Brittany,  tweeted a picture of his “new” look Friday.

Arrieta’s big,  trademark beard is gone!
Brittany Arrieta wrote that it is nice to see his face again.
Fans quickly reacted on social media and then she replied — “y’all do realize he can grow back the beard in like two days right??”