Junior's journey to the Jays

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As Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went from the teenaged son of a former big-leaguer to the most feared hitter in the minor-leagues, Arden Zwelling was there. In this storytelling episode, he details Guerrero's fast-track through the Blue Jays system. From English classes in Lansing to defensive lessons in Buffalo, this is a behind-the-scenes look at the development of baseball's top prospect.

This story is produced, mixed and sound designed by Amil Delic, and told by Arden Zwelling.

We'd like to thank Jesse Goldberg-Strassler of the Lansing Lugnuts, Tyler Murray of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Jim Tarabocchia of the Dunedin Blue Jays and Pat Malacaro of the Buffalo Bisons for providing all the play by play you heard in this podcast.

Also want to thank Paul Sidhu and John Woo from Sportsnet Features, Carson Illidge, Zach Hajas and Jagjit Saran from Sportsnet Media Operations and Matthew Marotta from the Guerrero Baseball Academy for providing additional sound for this project.

At The Letters is presented by the All-New 2019 Ford Ranger. Ford -- The road less travelled has way more fun. https://www.ford.ca/trucks/ranger/

Audio Credits: Buffalo Bisons, CBC, CSN, CityNews, CP24, Dunedin Blue Jays, ESPN, Guerrero Baseball Academy, Lansing Lugnuts, MiLB, MLB Network, New Hampshire Fisher Cats, The FAN 590 and Sportsnet.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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