It was on a Tuesday April 26th night in which Vladimir Guerrero Jr. would have what’s probably the finest game of his career. In Dunedin, Florida he came to the plate with the bases loaded against Max Scherzer and the Toronto Blue Jays trailed 3-0.
With that, Guerrero Jr. ripped a thunderous grand slam blast in what would be the first of his three home runs in the game.
Obviously, he wasn’t done there. Guerrero Jr. would come to the plate against Scherzer again in his next trip up. What resulted was a solo shot that traveled even further.
Finally, he proved he could leave the yard using the opposite field power alley. It was his third home run of the night, something that Vladimir Guerrero Sr. never accomplished in his Hall of Fame career.
Indeed, this is the guy we have been waiting for a breakout from, and it appears barring something strange that it’s finally arrived.
Following the game, Guerrero Jr. talked about all the work he has put in as well as preparation to be able to put forth performances like the one he did that has everyone who follows baseball talking about it.
It would seem that Guerrero Jr. likes hitting at TD Ballpark in Dunedin which is now made famous by his clouts. Thus far on the year he has a .360 average, 1.177 OPS, seven home runs and 19 RBI.