It’s finally happening! According to Hector Gomez, a reporter based out of the Dominican Republic, the Blue Jays will call up Vladimir Guerrero Jr. on Tuesday to make his Major League debut against at home against the San Fransisco Giants.
Vlad, of course, was raised in the Dominican Republic, and Hector Gomez isn’t just some random person. He’s a credible reporter, especially when it comes to Dominican players. I wouldn’t expect this report from him to be false.
SOURCE: The Blue Jays will call up Vladimir Guerrero Jr. He will make his MLB’s debut on Tuesday vs @SFGigantes, at Rogers Centre.#ZDigital #ZDeportes @z101digital @ZDeportes
— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) April 19, 2019
We all knew this was going to happen soon, as the date for Vlad’s service time to be manipulated was passed, but we didn’t know how long the Blue Jays would opt to let him embarrass Triple-A pitchers. Through five games with the Bisons, Vlad has a playing-on-easy-mode line of .412/.500/.824 with two homers and six runs batted in. There’s no doubt that he has nothing left to prove at that level.
I figured yesterday Vlad joining the team in the near future was …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation