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Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s two home runs are just the latest in a breakout season

Not that anybody has questioned Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s raw power anytime lately, but the first of his two home runs on Monday was a booming testament to his strength.

Ryan Yarbrough threw a first-pitch, 78 mph changeup on the outer third of the plate. Guerrero, knees slightly bent, hands cocked on the handle of the bat behind his right ear, unloaded. As the ball zeroed in on the strike zone, a microsecond from contact, Guerrero's front foot was slightly off the ground, his hands had dropped a few inches, and his bat was right behind his helmet, perpendicular to the ground, his hips about to thrust forward like Shakira's.