Guerrero Jr. named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year

MLB insider Dan Shulman weighs in on the MLBPA's reaction to the Blue Jays handling of Vladimir Guerrero Jr., says it's not the club's fault, it’s the league's “service-time” rule that is faulty, and needs to be changed.

The accolades keep piling up for Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Just two days after being named MLB Pipeline’s Hitter of the Year, Guerrero Jr. earned Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year honours.

It’s the latest achievement for young slugger, who slashed a gaudy .381/.437/.636 in 95 games across four levels of the minors this season. The 19-year-old ended the season with the triple-A Buffalo Bisons, but will resume playing in the Arizona Fall League, along with minor-league teammates Bo Bichette and Cavan Biggio.

The Blue Jays have come under fire in recent days for deciding not to promote the phenom to the majors for the final few weeks of the season.

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