Guerrero Jr. leaves Blue Jays game in second inning with left-knee discomfort

TORONTO — Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon.

He will undergo further evaluation and was replaced at third base by Brandon Drury.

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After grounding out to third in the first inning, Guerrero hustled to cut off a ground ball from Seattle infielder Austin Nota in the second.

Guerrero leads all rookies in the American League with 95 hits, 22 doubles and 37 extra-base hits.

Guerrero entered the game having hit .367 (36 for 98) with nine doubles, a triple, six homers and 28 RBI over his last 25 outings.

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