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SportsVlad Guerrero Jr. took a page of the MLB record book away from Danny Ainge, of all people

20:26  15 may  2019
20:26  15 may  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Vlad Jr . broke the record held by Danny Ainge of all people ! At 20 years and 59 days old, Vladimir Guerrero Jr . is the youngest player in Ainge was drafted by the Blue Jays in 1977 and made it to the big leagues in 1979 at 20 years old. He hit his only two homers that season and none the next.

Vladimir Guerrero Ramos Jr . (born March 16, 1999) is a Canadian–Dominican professional baseball third baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major © Provided by Oath Inc. Vlad Jr . (R) beat Danny Ainge in the Blue Jays record book . (Getty Images). Of all the people that Vladimir Guerrero Jr

Of all the people that Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the most-hyped prospect baseball has seen in years, could be linked to, we’re pretty certain nobody ever expected this one.

And we’re talking about a guy who has already been rubbing elbows with Drake.

Vlad Jr. put himself in the Toronto Blue Jays record books Tuesday night when he hit first (and later his second) career homers against the San Francisco Giants. At 20 years and 59 days old, he became the youngest player in Jays history to hit a homer in the big leagues.

Who had the record before? Unless you’ve memorized the Blue Jays record book, you’ll never guess.

Stroman, Blue Jays preach patience as Vlad Jr. struggles

Stroman, Blue Jays preach patience as Vlad Jr. struggles Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s first taste of the big leagues hasn't gone as smoothly as many expected. After going 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts in Monday's 8-0 loss to the Minnesota Twins, the Toronto Blue Jays' top prospect saw his batting line drop to .152/.243/.182 with no home runs and one RBI through his first nine major-league games. Guerrero's lone extra-base hit was a double in his debut. One person not pushing the panic button after such a short period of time is Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman. "He's here for a reason," Stroman said, according to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet. "You have to have unbelievable confidence in yourself to get the job done.

Danny Ainge went deep at 20 years, 77 days old on June 2, 1979. Guerrero also became the third-youngest player in Major League history to hit his first two career home runs in the same game. “You saw three of the hardest-hit balls we’ve seen in a while.”

Vlad Guerrero Jr . continues home run tear in tough Blue Jays loss: Ridiculous Stat Suggests Cause for Vlad Jr .'s Early Struggles in MLB The Blue Jays' Facing Rick Porcello in the fourth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr . sent a fastball on the outside corner off the facing of the second deck in centre field for

It’s not Carlos Delgado or Tony Fernandez or Vernon Wells or Fred McGriff. Nope, it’s a guy better known for a different type of ball altogether. Vlad Jr. broke the record held by Danny Ainge of all people!

These days, you probably know Ainge as the president of the Boston Celtics. You may also remember him as the Phoenix Suns head coach or a two-time NBA Finals-winning player with the Celtics. But do you remember him as a young Toronto Blue Jay?

Vlad Guerrero Jr. took a page of the MLB record book away from Danny Ainge, of all people © Provided by Oath Inc. Vlad Jr. (R) beat Danny Ainge in the Blue Jays record book. (Getty Images)

It’s true. Ainge was drafted by the Blue Jays in 1977 and made it to the big leagues in 1979 at 20 years old. He hit his only two homers that season and none the next. After playing 86 games for the Jays in 1981 with a .187 batting average, Ainge decided to try basketball instead. It’ll go down in history as the right choice, as basketball has been more fruitful than baseball figured to.

Vlad at 10 games: Guerrero Jr. has yet to live up to the hype

Vlad at 10 games: Guerrero Jr. has yet to live up to the hype Through his first 10 games of his major-league career, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hasn't lived up to the lofty expectations placed on him by the team, fans and media alike. But he's not baseball's first phemon to struggle early on.

Toronto is nearing an agreement to land Marc Gasol, league sources tell ESPN. The Raptors are sending Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Miles and a 2024 second-round pick to the Grizzlies in Vlad Guerrero Jr . took a page of the MLB record book away from Danny Ainge , of all people .

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year. Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent OF Vladimir Guerrero Jr . to a minor league contract.

His baseball career did have provide this one little bit of history. But not anymore. Not in the Vlad Jr. era.

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Atkins regrets not telling Montoyo importance of holiday after Vlad Jr. sat.
The Toronto Blue Jays have been heavily criticized for sitting third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, which happened to be Victoria Day - a major Canadian holiday. Now the team's general manager is speaking up about the decision. Ross Atkins said on Tuesday that manager Charlie Montoyo makes lineup decisions. However, Atkins added that he could have done a better job of making Montoyo aware of the situation. "Absolutely, I think the fact that fans are upset... certainly would not prefer that," Atkins said when asked if he understands why there's been a backlash over Guerrero sitting.

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