Guerrero Jr. goes 4-for-5 in Blue Jays debut

From ESPN - March 8, 2018

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Like father, like son.

Top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 4-for-5 in his spring training debut with the Blue Jays on Thursday.

"He's looks just like his daddy," said Toronto manager John Gibbons. "Lots of similar mannerisms, and today, very similar results."

The 18-year old third baseman is the son of former Expos and Angels great Vladimir Guerrero, who posted a .318 lifetime batting average over his 16-year career and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this past January.

Ranked the No. 2 prospect in baseball by ESPN's Keith Law, Guerrero Jr. hit .323 with 13 home runs and 76 RBIs in 119 games last season, splitting time between Low-A Lansing and High-A Dunedin. He also finished with more walks (76) than strikeouts (62).


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