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Vladimir Guerrero: Why is he not in an MLB lineup?

Report: Vlad Guerrero Pays Out $25K a Month in Child Support

When I read that Vladimir Guerrero has eight kids with five different women I was, well, I wasn't shocked.  But when I saw that dude is all "meh...whatever" about paying the child support, I took notice.Allow me to explain.According to the Thirty Mile Zone (and some legal documents), the former MVP shells out $25,621 a month in child support.  Here's the breakdown...

Blue Jays release Guerrero from deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have granted Vladimir Guerrero's request to be released from his minor-league contract. The 37-year-old free agent hit .303 in eight games with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League. The Blue Jays signed Guerrero to a minor-league deal on May 10. He reported to extended spring training in Dunedin, Fla., and appeared in four games for Single...

Tigers have “lukewarm” interest in Vladimir Guerrero

The Tigers had the opportunity to sign Vladimir Guerrero before the Toronto Blue Jays stepped up and offer him a minor league deal on May 10.  Just a month later, Guerrero is a free agent after the Jays granted Guerrero’s request for his release.  Now, the Tigers are said to have “lukewarm” interest according to FOX’s John Paul Morosi. The 37-year old registered 35 plate...

BP Unfiltered: Vladimir Guerrero, Old Habits, and Dying Hard by Ben Lindbergh

You'd think the Pacific Coast League would be filled with players who hadn't learned how to talk a walk. You'd also think that PCL pitchers would be so intimidated to see Vladimir Guerrero that they'd pitch around him. Because of both of those things, you'd probably think that at some point in his first 30 appearances for the Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate...

Vladimir Guerrero Opts Out Of Contract With Toronto Blue Jays

It looks like the career of Vladimir Guerrero might be coming to an end. According to Mike Wilner of the Toronto Blue Jay radio network, Guerrero has decided to opt out of his contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. Guerrero put up just a .214/.233/.286 slash line in 30 PA’s for Triple-A Las Vegas before calling it quits. At 37 and incapable of playing the field, this looks like it...

Blue Jays release Vladimir Guerrero at his request

Outfielder Vladimir Guerrero was released by the Toronto Blue Jays at his request the team announced. The Blue Jays signed Guerrero back in May, but since they didn't have room for him in their Major League roster Guerrero requested his unconditional release. Guerrero worked out for the Diamondbacks back in April. Last season, he hit .290/.317/.416 with 13 HR’s  and 63 RBI’s...

TDSS Roundtable: Could Vladimir Guerrero Help the Detroit Tigers?

In a new Detroit Sports Site roundtable, our writers discuss the possibility of the Tigers taking a run at free agent DH Vladimir Guerrero. Continue reading →

Tigers not clear if they will try to sign Vladimir Guerrero

Outfielder Vladimir Guerrero was released earlier this week by the Toronto Blue Jays at his request and Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports says that the Detroit Tigers have “lukewarm” interest in acquiring him. They're not clear “if they will pursue him at this point,” says Morosi. The Blue Jays signed Guerrero back in May, but since they didn't have room for him on their...

Free Vladimir Guerrero

Punctuation is so fascist. Throw punctuation on this title and you rob it the statement of its’ many possible meanings. While we can say that Vladimir Guerrero is now a free agent after the Blue Jays granted him his release, to say that Vladimir Guerrero is now free is much more ambiguous. And, in a way, captures more of the essence of what happened today. For one, Guerrero may...

Vladimir Guerrero to retire - or maybe not

Former Montreal Expos and Los Angeles Angels outfielder/DH Vladimir Guerrero has decided to retire, reports Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Mike Wilner. Guerrero was attempting a comeback with the Blue Jays after the worst year of his career in Baltimore last season, when he hit a career-low 13 homers and had a career-low .733 OPS. However, Ken Rosenthal of FOX is reporting...

Vladimir Guerrero Released From Minor League Contract With Blue Jays Upon His Request

Vladimir Guerrero's major league comeback attempt could soon happen elsewhere, as the Blue Jays announced that they have released the 37-year-old slugger. Conflicting reports regarding Guerrero's future surfaced on Tuesday, with Blue Jays broadcaster Mike Wilner tweeting that Guerrero had decided to give up his comeback bid. Guerrero's agent refuted the report, telling...

Vlad Guerrero released by Blue Jays

The Blue Jays have released Vladimir Guerrero at his request, according to his agent Bean Stringfellow. Vlad wanted the opportunity to play at the major-league level. He is not retiring According to Stringfellow: Vlad "is in great shape. He is hitting very well and running very well.” Guerrero went 4-for-5 with a triple Monday for the Blue Jays’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate...
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