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SportsBlue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reassigned to minor league camp

08:50  15 march  2019
08:50  15 march  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Blue Jays top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been reassigned to minor league camp.

The news came Thursday in a report from Sportsnet, just days after Guerrero was sidelined with a grade 1 strain of his left oblique.

The move, however, is somewhat procedural since Guerrero was going to miss the rest of spring training anyway, the report noted.

The 19-year-old third baseman initially suffered the injury Friday against Pittsburgh in his most recent Grapefruit League game, but the team didn't announce how or exactly when the injury happened.

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Guerrero's major league status have been an ongoing topic and recently caught the attention of the MLB Players Association.

The organization indicated they will be monitoring Toronto to ensure the team isn't manipulating the young slugger's service time.​

Guerrero slashed .381/.437/.636 with 20 home runs, 78 RBIs and a 1.073 OPS in 2018. He went from Rookie ball to Advanced-A to Double-A and finished at Triple-A Buffalo, where he will almost certainly begin this season​.

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Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reassigned to minor league camp

Vlad Jr. to miss 3 weeks with left oblique strain.
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the top prospect in baseball, will miss three weeks of action after suffering a grade 1 strain of his left oblique, according to Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith. General manager Ross Atkins said that Guerrero sustained the injury during his last at-bat of Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. "He felt a sharp pain in his (left) side, which for any young player is a frightening feeling," Atkins told reporters, per Sportsnet. "Fortunately it is just a grade 1 (strain). It's something we'll be able to manage.

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