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VLADIMIR GUERRERO RUMORS

David Ortiz, Robinson Cano, Miguel Cabrera prevented from competing in Caribbean home run derby

The Caribbean Series’ first annual home run derby sounded like a great idea, especially given that MLB stars Robinson Cano, Miguel Cabrera, and David Ortiz were set to participate. Then the MLB Players Association came and ruined the fun, banning that starry trio from participating in the contest. Here’s party-pooping MLBPA executive director Tony Clark’s explanation, via...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Vladimir Guerrero a Hall of Famer?

When I saw that only two players had been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this week, my thoughts immediately turned to future years. With only two deserving candidates going in, there was still going to be a log jam. How would that impact the players who are coming onto the ballot next year? There are three who have a real case for being in the Hall of Fame: Vladimir...
Via Fangraphs
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Sources: Blue Jays Have A Deal With Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Kiley McDaniel of FanGraphs is reporting that the Toronto Blue Jays have a deal in place with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for $3.2 million dollars according to International sources. Apparently they had a verbal deal that will kick in on July 2. January 5 Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that teenager Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won’t be able to sign until July 2, but sources told him the...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Showing Serious Interest In Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that teenager Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won’t be able to sign until July 2, but sources told him the Angels, Mets and Blue Jays have already shown serious interest. The son of baseball great Vladimir Guerrero worked out for a few teams back in September, and scouts from the Yankees, Blue Jays and Angels came away very impressed. “He is considered...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vladimir Guerrero's son hits baseballs like his dad

Vladimir Guerrero was one of baseball’s best power hitters during his prime. Known by nicknames such as “Vlad the Impaler” the slugger had a knack for swinging at anything and finding a way to place it over the outfield wall. The apple does not fall far from the tree apparently as his son is also quite the slugger. In a video of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. posted to YouTube the 15...
Via Tireball.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vladimir Guerrero hits 50 Cent’s horrible first pitch in hilarious mashup (video)

Vladimir Guerrero, the free-swinging slugger who spent parts of his illustrious career as a member of the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Angels, Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles, has not played in a major league game since 2011 — he officially announced his retirement in March — but his legend lives on. One of the more […] The post Vladimir Guerrero hits 50 Cent’s horrible...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vladimir Guerrero signs one-day contract, retires as Angel

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Before Mike Trout made the No. 27 jersey a must-have while attending Angels games, it was the No. 27 of Vladimir Guerrero that was infamous at Angel Stadium. Guerrero was back inside Angel Stadium and in uniform for Opening Day Monday night. Accompanied on the field by his parents and Angels owner Arte Moreno, Guerrero signed a one-day contract just prior to first...
Via Fox Sports West
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels hitting coach Don Baylor injured on ceremonial first pitch

Among all the Opening Day festivites, one ceremonial event was marred by a bizarre first-pitch sequence. Baylor suffered a right leg injury catching Vladimir Guerrero's first pitch. Baylor attempted to take a first step toward the dugout before nearly collapsing at home plate. He was helped off the field and headed to UC Irvine for further tests and evaluations.
Via Fox Sports West
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels hitting coach Don Baylor hurts ankle catching ceremonial first pitch (VIDEO)

YouTube Angels hitting coach Don Baylor was given the privilege of catching the ceremonial first pitch by former MLB star Vladimir Guerrero Monday.  Guerrero, who signed a one-day contract to retire as an Angel, must have had some English on the baseball that Baylor didn’t see coming.  Or, Baylor just showed why 64-year old men shouldn’t crouch behind the plate to catch. According...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Baylor injures leg catching ceremonial first pitch

Don Baylor goes straight to the DL and he hadn’t even served a single game as the Angels hitting coach. It’s never a…
Via Busted Coverage
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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