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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connects the first Grand Slam of his career

The first of many for Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connects the first Grand Slam of his career

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connects the first Grand Slam of his career | AP

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. dispatched the first grand slam of his career, a 441-foot shot in the bushes of Comerica Park with which the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Tigers in Detroit 7-5 on Saturday.

The home run of the Dominican rookie erased a 5-1 deficit in the fifth. Brandon Drury hit a two-run homer in the next inning for Toronto to go up.

Niko Goodrum and John Hicks homered for the Tigers, with a 7-33 mark since the beginning of June.

The Venezuelan Wilmer Font (2-0) entered the bottom of the quarter and tolerated Hicks' two-run homer that put the Tigers up by four.

But Dominican Gregory Soto (0-4) let slip the advantage. Toronto filled the bases in the fifth, and Guerrero disappeared to the left of the central forest. It was his ninth home run of the season. Guerrero also hit three hits on Friday and added two on Saturday.

For the Blue Jays, the Dominican Guerrero of 4-2, one scored and four RBI. The Cuban Lourdes Gurriel Jr. of 5-1, one scored and one promoted. The Venezuelan Freddy Galvis 5-3, one scored.

For the Tigers, the Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera of 4-0; and Harold Castro of 4-0. The Dominican Jeimer Candealrio of 3-0, one annotated.

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