Vlad Jr. homered 3 times, together with a grand slam, whereas driving in seven runs for Toronto. They beat the Nationals 9-5. Two of Vlad’s residence runs got here off three-time Cy Younger Award winner Max Scherzer, together with the grand slam.
Vlad Guerrero Sr. was pleased with his son and expressed his emotions on Twitter:
Large Vlad additionally had some good recommendation for his son main as much as the sport.
Angels TV reporter Jose Mota communicated with Guerrero over textual content message on Tuesday to ask the Corridor of Famer for his ideas on his son’s large recreation.
“He stated he informed Jr. ‘I’ve been watching the video games, I do know that you simply’ve been affected person, nevertheless it’s time to get aggressive. They’re throwing too many strikes and also you’re lacking,’” Vlad Sr. informed his son, in line with Mota.
Vlad Sr. primarily informed his son to start out swinging the bat extra. He additionally informed his son to test the video to see if he was unsuitable in his evaluation.
In fact, this recommendation is so becoming as a result of few gamers had been as aggressive on the plate as Vlad. He was recognized for swinging at pitches no matter their location — and doing injury with them. That actuality was mocked in a humorous video a number of years in the past.
Whether or not or not Vladimir Jr. listened to his dad, one thing positively appeared to click on on Tuesday. The younger slugger now has seven residence runs, 19 RBI and an OPS approaching 1.200 this season.