Vladimir Guerrero admitted Friday that he is one year older than his listed age of 33.
Guerrero, who rarely talks to the media, replied in spanish to a quote from manager Mike Scioscia about how his knee surgery might have turned the clock back a couple of years on his legs: "I feel good. I can’t say [like] 25, because, you know, I’m 34. But I feel a lot better. That’s where I’m at right now." The Angels later confirmed the news. Frankly, we always assumed Vlad was two or three years older than his listed age, so this qualifies as good news. His cousin, former Expos prospect Cristian Guerrero, was found to have lied about his birthdate during the agegate scandal of 2002. Mar. 6 - 6:37 pm et
Cheater! Banish him! Vlad ruined baseball!