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More Vlad Jr. heroics: 4-for-4 game, walk-off HR

Blue Jays' top prospect adds RBI single in doubleheader nightcap
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Even as the most hyped prospect in the Minor Leagues, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is finding new ways to impress.

Guerrero, MLB Pipeline's No. 2 overall prospect (Blue Jays' No. 1), capped a 4-for-4 day at the plate Sunday with a two-run, walk-off home run that powered Double-A New Hampshire past Binghamton, 6-5, in Game 1 of a doubleheader.

Even as the most hyped prospect in the Minor Leagues, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is finding new ways to impress.

Guerrero, MLB Pipeline's No. 2 overall prospect (Blue Jays' No. 1), capped a 4-for-4 day at the plate Sunday with a two-run, walk-off home run that powered Double-A New Hampshire past Binghamton, 6-5, in Game 1 of a doubleheader.

Tweet from @MLBPipeline: And the legend grows ...VLAD JR. CAPS 4-FOR-4 DAY WITH THIS WALK-OFF 💣The #BlueJays 19-year-old mega-prospect is now leading all of @MiLB in hitting at a ridiculous .4���2���3���������How good is this kid? https://t.co/05bM0kcBeLpic.twitter.com/fb0jt4GgqI

The four-hit performance was Guerrero's second in the last five games and pushed the 19-year-old phenom's batting average to .423, the best mark in the Minor Leagues. He drove in three runs and scored a pair.

Guerrero started New Hampshire's scoring when he plated a run with a third-inning single and then added another knock two innings later for his third hit in as many at-bats.

In the seventh, Guerrero, batting with one run already in -- courtesy of an RBI double by No. 11 overall prospect Bo Bichette (Blue Jays' No. 2) -- and the tying run on second base, blasted the second pitch of the at-bat over the wall in right-center field to walk it off for the Fisher Cats.

Video: Bo Bichette and Guerrero Jr. break down their at-bats

The homer was Guerrero's eighth this season, and he's now recorded multiple hits in 21 of his 39 games. He's been especially hot in May, hitting .466/.506/.822 with six home runs, eight doubles and 20 RBIs in 19 games after going 1-for-3 with an RBI single in New Hampshire's nightcap.

Altogether, through the first game of the doubleheader, Guerrero leads the Eastern League in average (tied-.421), OPS (1.169), hits (64), doubles (16), RBIs (45) and total bases (106). He is also compiling more walks (20) than strikeouts (15), as he did last season.

Mike Rosenbaum is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @GoldenSombrero.

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