Blue Jays’ Vlad Guerrero Jr. to participate in Home Run Derby

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Nathan Denette/CP)

Toronto Blue Jays star rookie slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has agreed to participate in this year’s Home Run Derby during the MLB All-Star festivities next month in Cleveland.

In 169 at-bats over 45 games so far this season, the 20-year-old has seven home runs and 19 RBIs with a slugging percentage of .426.

His father, hall of famer Vladimir Guerrero, won the derby in 2007 during his time playing with Los Angeles.

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