Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits first two major league home runs for Blue Jays

Sep 27, 2021 Uncategorized

null null Baseball null Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has legit power to all fields, but the 20-year-old rookie hadn't shown it in games since being promoted to the Blue Jays — until Tuesday night, anyway. Guerrero launched his first two career big league home runs against the Giants at Oracle Park in San Francisco. The first came against Giants opener Nick Vincent in his first at-bat, a no-doubt drive to center field .VLAD JR. HOME RUN.It was a matter of time. pic.twitter.com/1UXVytlEi9— Sporting News (@sn_mlb) May 1

5, 2019Guerrero's second was an even longer blast, a three-run shot to left-center field against Reyes Moronta in the sixth inning: HE DID IT AGAIN! #LetsGoBlueJays pic.twitter.com/c0eZuyws8f— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) May 15, 2019MORE:  Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZNGuerrero's first homer, in his 54th career plate appearance, made Blue Jays history:Youngest @BlueJays player to homer before Vlad Jr? @Celtics General Manager, Danny Ainge (1979). pic.twitter.com/DymPMYLVbf— Stats (@Stats) May 15, 2019Ainge finished his career with two homers. Guerrero should have little trouble surpassing that total, not least because, unlike Ainge, Guerrero doesn't have a future in the NBA.He also made a pair of prestigious lists:Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (20 years, 59 days) has become the 3rd-youngest player in history to hit his first 2 HR in the same game. h/t @EliasSportsThe only active players who had a multi-HR game at a younger age are Juan Soto, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, and Manny Machado. pic.twitter.com/v1TuJKFDdN— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) May 15, 2019Guerrero's Hall of Famer dad, who launched 449 homers in his career, knows all about going deep at the Giants' home park:#VladJr hit his first two homers at the same stadium where his dad won the 2007 Home Run Derby.Baseball is the best. pic.twitter.com/DaaqDQKq3Q— (@) May 15, 2019He sees a lot more dingers in Junior's future:Mi hijo este es el primero de muchos, orgulloso de ti negro. || This is the first of many, im proud of you boy. 💪🏾 https://t.co/8zzj9iOPIY— Vladimir Guerrero (@VladGuerrero27) May 15, 2019Pops had to wait just five more innings for the second one.This article has been updated with the younger Guerrero's second home run.

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