Vladimir Guerrero Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vlad Guerrero Jr. ‘pushing himself hard’ during offseason workouts

    NBC Sports "Blue Jays CEO Mark Shapiro told Toronto’s 590 The Fan this morning that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. “couldn’t be pushing himself harder” in offseason workouts. He’s apparently trying to trim down and strengthen that large-ish frame of his. Touted..." November 07

  • Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to begin off-season training in Florida soon

    Sportsnet "Vladimir Guerrero Jr. told reporters in September he planned on focussing on his fitness this winter so he can be in the best shape possible for the 2020 season. Ross Atkins was a guest on Prime Time Sports on Sportsnet 590 The Fan Wednesday and the Toronto Blue..." October 09

  • Blue Jays' Bo Bichette stole the show from Vlad Guerrero Jr.

    Yahoo! Sports "Bo Bichette looked the part of a star on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball. " October 07

  • Blue Jays set plan to improve Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s conditioning

    Sportsnet "Months ago, when Ross Atkins, the general manager of the rebuilding Toronto Blue Jays, was facing persistent questions as to why the club’s top prospect, the extraordinarily talented Vladimir Guerrero Jr., was not going to start the season in the majors, he often referred to a..." October 01

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. addresses weightlifting comments

    MLB.com "Ahead of Monday’s series opener against the Orioles at Rogers Centre, Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. wanted to set the record straight. The 20-year-old slugger felt that comments he made that were shared by Sportsnet's Arash Madani on..." September 24

  • Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leaves game vs. Orioles with left rib injury

    Sportsnet "Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was forced to leave the Toronto Blue Jays‘ dramatic comeback victory against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday with what the team is describing as a left rib injury.  

    September 19

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s increased preparation paying off for Blue Jays

    Sportsnet "Vladimir Guerrero Jr., was looking forward to facing the Los Angeles Dodgers and the daunting trio of starters – Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler and Kenta Maeda – they’re scheduled to throw at the Toronto Blue Jays this week during a rare visit to Chavez Ravine. The..." August 20

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Could Return This Week

    MLB Trade Rumors "Blue Jays rookie third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. could be back in the Toronto lineup in short order, as Jon Morosi of MLB Network relays that the 20-year-old Canada native could return for this week’s tilt with the Dodgers (link). The team has apparently indicated that Vlad..." August 20

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. day-to-day after MRI shows knee inflammation

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is listed as day-to-day with a knee issue but will not be placed on the 10-day injured list, according to Scott Mitchell of TSN. An MRI showed some inflammation in his left knee, but Guerrero assured "it's nothing..." August 18

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Headed For MRI

    Yardbarker "Heralded Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was removed from today’s contest with the Mariners due to what the team has called “left knee discomfort”. “Vladito” exited the game after making a diving grab on a ground ball at third base in the top of the..." August 18

  • Expect Blue Jays to be cautious with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. regardless of diagnosis

    Sportsnet "Expect the Toronto Blue Jays to be especially cautious with Vladimir Guerrero Jr., no matter what their evaluations of his left knee reveal. The discomfort that forced him from Saturday’s 4-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners isn’t his first incident in the joint, as a strained left..." August 17

  • Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. pulled from game vs. Mariners

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was pulled from Saturday’s game against the Seattle Mariners due to left knee discomfort. Brandon Drury took over for Guerrero Jr. at third base in the top of the third inning. " August 17

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. makes history in blowout win

    Sportsnaut "Toronto Blue Jays star rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had it at the plate Thursday evening against the Baltimore Orioles. That included this epic moonshot off Orioles reliever Dillon Tate. Overall, Vlad went 3-for-4 with two homers, a double and four RBI. He’s..." August 02

  • The Toronto Blue Jays Have Assembled All the Large Baseball Sons

    The Big Lead "Bo Bichette made his major league debut for the Toronto on Monday night. The 21-year-old shortstop collected a single in his first at-bat. He is, of course, the son of Dante Bichette, one of the most 1990s of all the 1990s players. Bichette’s keystone combination partner was..." July 30

  • MLB Needs to Change Home Run Derby Rules to Handicap for Rest After Vlad Jr Was Gassed

    12 Up "The updated Home Run Derby format is great. It provides anticipation with every swing of the bat, it has fans on the edges of their seats as crunch time approaches, and it gives us the closest thing to a buzzer beater that we have in baseball. As exhibited Monday night, though, it..." July 09

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the real winner of the Home Run Derby

    USA Today "Decades from now, you'll be hard-pressed to recall that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was actually not the official winner of the 2019 Home Run Derby. Monday night’s showcase at Progressive Field will go down as the night the 20-year-old Toronto Blue Jays..." July 09

  • Blue Jays’ Vlad Guerrero Jr. makes history at MLB Home Run Derby

    Sportsnet "Vladimir Guerrero Jr. electrified the crowd at Progressive Field with a record-setting performance that carried him to the Home Run Derby final Monday. After setting a derby record with 29 first-round homers, he defeated Joc Pederson in round two after an epic back-and-forth that..." July 08

  • Vlad Jr. youngest in history named to HR Derby

    ESPN "Toronto Blue Jays rookie star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will become the youngest player in major league history to compete in the Home Run Derby. Major League Baseball confirmed Sunday that Guerrero, Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh..." June 30

  • Report: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to participate in Home Run Derby

    Yahoo! Sports "Blue Jays fans haven’t exactly been given much to cheer about this season, but it looks like the MLB All-Star festivities just got a lot more entertaining. Third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has reportedly agreed to participate in the Home Run Derby at this year’s..." June 21

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. out of lineup, but should return soon

    MLB.com "Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was not in the lineup on Saturday after suffering a left hand contusion during the series opener in Houston, but he gave the Blue Jays reason for optimism when he took a round of batting practice in the cage seemingly without issue. The third baseman was plunked..." June 15

  • Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. avoids major hand injury after being hit by pitch

    Sportsnet "Vladimir Guerrero Jr. escaped major injury after being hit on the left hand by a 96.3 m.p.h. fastball from Gerrit Cole, as X-Rays showed no fracture, the Toronto Blue Jays said. Guerrero was hit during his first plate appearance Friday against the Houston Astros, doubling over in pain..." June 15

  • As Blue Jays flounder, phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. impresses: 'None of this scares him'

    USA Today " Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s face still carries the wide eyes and soft features of youth. At 20, and not yet two months into his career as a Toronto Blue Jay, he is still learning big-league pitching, still acclimating to a grind he’s never experienced, still seeing the inside of..." June 13