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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. shows up early, rakes in BP

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Here's more Vladimir Guerrero Jr. batting practice... because... life is good. (0:22)

Here's more Vladimir Guerrero Jr. batting practice... because... life is good. Video by Marly Rivera (0:22)

After showing up a day early to spring training, the Toronto Blue Jays' top prospect couldn't help but make a splash. Expectations for the son of Hall of Fame outfielder Vladimir Guerrero were already set high before Vladdy Jr. hit a combined .381/.437/.636 in the minor leagues last season. With the date of his major league debut still to be determined, fans of the Blue Jays and of sweet swings will just have to settle for seeing him crush in BP and the Grapefruit League in the meantime.

Here's more Vladimir Guerrero Jr. batting practice... because... life is good.

Marly Rivera, ESPN Writer31d ago

Vladdy BP!

Marly Rivera, ESPN Writer31d ago

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tells me he uses the same bat size as his father, 34 x 32, and made of the same type of wood.

Marly Rivera, ESPN Writer31d ago

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Richard Ureña, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. all smiles after their first field work of the spring.

Marly Rivera, ESPN Writer31d ago
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Blue Jays' hitting coach Guillermo Martínez on Vlad Guerrero Jr.: "He's a

Blue Jays' hitting coach Guillermo Martínez on Vlad Guerrero Jr.: "He's a different type of person, player... he's more mature than I am!" Video by Marly Rivera