At the age of 23, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. blasted his 100th home run.
The tenth-youngest player in MLB history, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., blasted his 100th home run at the age of 23.
The Rays (79-63) have lost three of their last four games to Toronto (81-62) while falling one game short of Seattle (80-82) before of Thursday's series finale.
With Baltimore (75-67) trailing the Rays by four games, the three teams are in the three AL wild-card spots for the expanded playoffs.
Guerrero hit his 28th home run of the year off Drew Rasmussen in the first inning.
He surpasses Carlos Delgado's previous record of 26 years, 84 days as the youngest Blue Jays player to hit 100 home runs at the age of 23 years, 182 days.
Guerrero claimed that he intended to present the ball from his historic home run to his father, a member of the Hall of Fame.
Two years before his father, Guerrero became the first player to hit 100 home runs,
however Vlad Sr. accomplished so in 438 games as opposed to Jr.'s 486