Blue Jays prospect Guerrero Jr. named Eastern League player of the week

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A new season, a new level, but the same Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

The Toronto Blue Jays super prospect has started the 2018 campaign with a bang, slashing .361/.419/.639 with two home runs and 12 RBIs through his first nine games at double-A New Hampshire. That monster slash line earned him Eastern League player of the week honours.

BREAKING: @EasternLeague makes easiest Player of the Week selection in 95 years.

Big ups to Vlad Jr. for his MONSTER Double-A debut! #BlueJays pic.twitter.com/rFTHd62oOa

— NH Fisher Cats (@FisherCats) April 16, 2018

Guerrero Jr. opened the season with New Hampshire after splitting 2017 between single-A Lansing and high-A Dunedin. He notably suited up for the big club when the Blue Jays made their annual trip to Montreal last month, hitting a dramatic walk-off home run in the stadium his father called home for eight years.

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Fellow Blue Jays top prospect Bo Bichette has also enjoyed a solid start to 2018, posting a .350 batting average …read more

Source:: Sportsnet.ca

      

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