The first baseman of the Toronto Blue Jays, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., is one of the main parts of his organization for the new Major League season, thanks to his impressive talent on the field of play and his offensive ability out of the box.
The 24-year-old player is one of the great Latin stars that have been in Major League Baseball since his debut in 2019, where he is one of the most anticipated prospects of the fans, with a talent that differs from others, according to talent. scouts.
Also, he became one of the most important hitters and feared pitchers, allowing him to be selected for three games in Estrellas as the winner of the Home Run Derby, a gold glove, and a silver slugger, which explains that it may go down in the history of this game.
However, he has a long way to go in the best baseball world because he has the added pressure of being the son of a member of the Hall of Fame. Fame in Cooperstown, as in the case of Wladimir Gurrero, who played for 16 years at the highest level.
So, over the years, there has been uncertainty about its market value and what it will receive in the future. However, this time he was able to win his arbitration case before his institution because they offered 18.05 million, while the young Dominican established a price of 19.9 million on the dollar, according to MLB reporter Mark Feinsand
Due to this situation, the team led by John Schneider had to pay the last number mentioned above, which placed “Vladdy” as one of the best. paid for 2024 on American League payrolls.
Regarding its performance in 2023, it recorded 156 total hits, more than 600 at-bats, and 78 earned runs159 hits, 30 doubles, 26 home runs, 94 RBIs, five stolen bases, 67 walks, and a .264 average