Minor League’s Baseball top prospect was a social media sensations with his power, and towering home runs with AA New Hampshire.
But, in his AAA debut with the Bisons on Tuesday, LeHigh Valley’s starter Ranger Suarez walked Vladimir Guerrero Jr. three consecutive at-bats, including one on four straight pitches.
Guerrero Jr. made good use of his time on the base paths scoring twice and finally put the ball in play during his fourth at-bat with a sacrifice fly, but it wasn’t enough in a 11-8 loss.
Buffalo has now lost three straight and nine of it’s last 10 games.
After falling behind 8-0 after the first two innings of work, Danny Jansen got the Herd on the board, smacking his 11th home run of the season to pull Buffalo within 8-3. Rowdy Tellez drove in two more with an RBI double in the fifth before Guerrero Jr.’s sacrifice fly in the sixth.
Guerrero Jr. grounded out in his final AB in the eighth inning.