Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Explodes with Three Homers against Yankees

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. adds 4 home runs in 2022 MLB season
Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr, center, gestures to fans after reaching home plate on a home run, next to New York Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. delivered the best offensive performance ever seen in the 2022 MLB season, and he did it at the legendary Yankee Stadium.

The Toronto Blue Jays star was the star of the night on Wednesday, April 13, when he went 4-4 with 3 home runs and 4 RBIs, a key performance in the Canadian team’s victory over the New York Yankees, with a final score of 6 runs to 4.

It is important to highlight that the Dominican’s first two homers of the game came against the Yankees’ ace Gerrit Cole. In addition, the 23-year-old had to overcome a finger injury in the second inning, when his hand was stepped on by Aaron Hicks of the opposing team.

After this memorable work with the bat, “Vladdy Jr.” in the 2022 MLB season has a line of 4 home runs and 8 RBIs, with a .391 average and an OPS of 1.374.

With this result, the Blue Jays improved their record to 4 wins and 2 losses, to move into first place in the American League East Division.

On the Yankees’ side, they added their third loss in the last 4 games, after starting the 2022 campaign with two thrilling victories over the Boston Red Sox.

Yankees R0eact to Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s Three Home Runs

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Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. points to a skybox after hitting a home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was praised from Yankees players and coaches after leading the Blue Jays to a three-homer performance in the Bronx.

“Out-of-this-world hitter…one of the best hitters in the world,” manager Aaron Boone said of Guerrero Jr., according to information provided by MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch.

For his part, Aaron Judge referred to his colleague and said, “Wow, that was impressive tonight.”

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