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Jorge Polanco

24-Year-Old Shortstop – Minnesota Twins

2017 Stats

AVG

.245

HR

5

RBI

47

R

41

SB

8

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Polanco got a trial as Minnesota's shortstop over the final two months of last season and held his own with the bat at age 23, hitting .288 with a .751 OPS over his last 56 games. He didn't fare as we...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 198   DOB: 7/5/1993   BORN: San Pedro de Macoris, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By MIN In 2009  

August 17, 2017  –  Jorge Polanco News

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Polanco is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Indians, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Jorge Polanco Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 16 R GUL 34 119 103 12 23 6 5 0 1 12 2 4 12 9 2 2 0 .223 .299 .301 .600
2011 17 R GUL 50 193 172 21 43 12 8 3 1 16 6 4 15 24 2 1 3 .250 .319 .349 .668
2012 18 R ELI 51 204 173 35 55 22 15 2 5 27 6 3 20 26 3 5 3 .318 .388 .514 .902
2013 19 A CED 115 523 465 76 143 47 32 10 5 78 4 4 42 59 3 10 3 .308 .362 .452 .814
2014 20 A+ FOR 94 432 378 61 110 29 17 6 6 45 10 8 46 60 1 6 1 .291 .364 .415 .779
2014 20 AA NEW 37 157 146 13 41 7 6 0 1 16 7 3 9 28 2 0 0 .281 .323 .342 .665
2014 20 MAJ MIN 5 8 6 2 2 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .333 .500 .833 1.333
2015 21 AA CHA 95 431 394 55 114 26 17 3 6 47 18 10 35 63 0 2 0 .289 .346 .393 .739
2015 21 AAA ROC 22 94 88 7 25 6 6 0 0 6 1 0 4 10 0 2 0 .284 .309 .352 .661
2015 21 MAJ MIN 4 12 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 .300 .417 .300 .717
2016 22 AAA ROC 75 325 293 32 81 29 14 6 9 39 5 4 27 51 0 4 1 .276 .335 .457 .792
2016 22 MAJ MIN 69 270 245 24 69 23 15 4 4 27 4 3 17 46 2 3 3 .282 .332 .424 .756
2017 23 MAJ MIN 96 381 347 41 85 28 20 3 5 47 8 3 26 56 3 5 0 .245 .294 .363 .657
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3-Year Averages     26 96 87 9 24 7 5 1 1 10 1 1 7 16 0 1 1 .276 .333 .391 .724
Career  (View All)     174 671 608 68 159 53 36 8 9 78 13 6 47 105 5 8 3 .262 .314 .391 .705

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Jorge Polanco Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 21 @CWS 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .294 .363 .657
Aug. 21 @CWS 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .294 .356 .650
Aug. 20 Ari 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .292 .347 .639
Aug. 19 Ari 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .293 .349 .642
Aug. 18 Ari 3 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .245 .294 .350 .644
Aug. 17 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 17 Cle 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .289 .345 .634
Aug. 15 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .286 .336 .622
Aug. 13 @Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .289 .340 .629
Aug. 12 @Det 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .290 .342 .632
Aug. 11 @Det 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .242 .292 .344 .636
Aug. 10 @Mil 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .289 .342 .631
Aug. 9 @Mil 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .235 .287 .340 .627
Aug. 8 Mil 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232 .284 .334 .618
Aug. 7 Mil 4 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .278 .324 .602
Aug. 6 Tex 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .269 .312 .581
Aug. 5 Tex 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .266 .311 .577
Aug. 4 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .265 .307 .572
Aug. 3 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 2 @SD 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .265 .308 .573
Aug. 1 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 29 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 28 @Oak Did not play.
Jul. 26 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .265 .305 .570
Jul. 25 @LAD 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .266 .306 .572
Jul. 24 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .266 .309 .575
Jul. 23 Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .267 .310 .577
Jul. 22 Det Did not play.
Jul. 21 Det Did not play.
Last 7 Games 23 5 8 1 1 2 10 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 .348 .400 .739 1.139
Last 14 Games 48 7 17 2 2 2 13 3 9 2 1 0 0 3 .354 .392 .604 .996
Last 30 Games 72 10 25 5 2 2 15 5 13 2 1 0 0 5 .347 .390 .556 .946

Jorge Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 94 1
2016 5 9 47 1
2015 4
2014 4

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Jorge Polanco Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017112132202.232.348.598
20166882131.309.515.857
201531011.667.6671.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017235283276.251.370.683
2016177162143.271.390.718
201570000.143.143.476

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017174180255.264.351.670
20161149170.246.360.641
2015101011.300.300.717

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017173235223.225.376.642
2016131153204.313.481.855
Jorge Polanco vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jorge Polanco Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 16 R GUL 119 103 10.1% 7.6% 1.33 91% .232 .078
2011 17 R GUL 193 172 7.8% 12.4% 0.63 86% .284 .099
2012 18 R ELI 204 173 9.8% 12.7% 0.77 85% .340 .196
2013 19 A CED 523 465 8% 11.3% 0.71 87% .336 .144
2014 20 A+ FOR 432 378 10.6% 13.9% 0.77 84% .327 .124
2014 20 AA NEW 157 146 5.7% 17.8% 0.32 81% .342 .061
2014 20 MAJ MIN 8 6 25% 25% 1.00 67% .500 .500
2015 21 AA CHA 431 394 8.1% 14.6% 0.56 84% .330 .104
2015 21 AAA ROC 94 88 4.3% 10.6% 0.40 89% .313 .068
2015 21 MAJ MIN 12 10 16.7% 8.3% 2.00 90% .333 .000
2016 22 AAA ROC 325 293 8.3% 15.7% 0.53 83% .304 .181
2016 22 MAJ MIN 270 245 6.3% 17% 0.37 81% .328 .142
2017 23 MAJ MIN 381 347 6.8% 14.7% 0.46 84% .275 .118
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3-Year Averages     96 87 7.3% 16.7% 0.44 82% .324 .115
Career     671 608 7% 15.6% 0.45 83% .299 .129

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Jorge Polanco Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 SS 28 1 8 1 0 0 28 1 7 0 1 0 -1
2016 2B 43 1 8 1 0 0 18 0 2 0 0 0 1
2016 3B 77 0 13 -1 0 0 26 -2 15 -1 0 0 -1
2016 SS 406 -8 98 -8 0 0 205 -4 149 -4 0 -8 -1
2017 SS 792.3 6 183 4 2 0 429 1 194 -1 -3 -3 10
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 SS 0 0 -1 1 0 0
2016 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SS 0 -1 -1 -6 0 -8
2017 SS 0 -3 1 4 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Jorge Polanco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.46 BB/K
GOOD
6.8% BB Rate
WEAK
14.7% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.657 OPS
TERRIBLE
.294 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.245 AVG
WEAK
.275 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.363 SLG
TERRIBLE
.118 ISO
POOR

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Jorge Polanco: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Polanco made his sixth consecutive start at shortstop and went 1-for-3 in Tuesday's win over the Brewers. He's 9-for-17 in his last six games.

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Polanco will start at shortstop and bat ninth Sunday against the Rangers, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Polanco has lost the everyday shortstop job for Minnesota as the team will use a committee approach that will involve Eduardo Escobar and Ehire Adrianza, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "We're going to look for more matchups than an everyday guy right now," manager Paul Molitor said.

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Polanco is not in the lineup Saturday against the Tigers, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.

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Polanco is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Tigers.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Monday against the Yankees, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Sunday against the Astros, LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Polanco is not in the starting lineup Saturday against the Orioles, LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Polanco may be the best infield prospect in the Minnesota system after a promising season at Double-A and then holding his own as a younger player at Triple-A. Polanco hit .289/.346/.393 at Double-A Chattanooga and was promoted to Triple-A at midseason. He was called up for a short stint in the majors when the team needed an emergency infielder for a second year, which shows the Twins feel strongly about his promise. While he had just a .661 OPS at Triple-A, he had a 89 percent contact rate and held his own at just 21. Polanco needs to hit for more power and it's not clear if his defense will keep him at shortstop (28 errors between three levels last year). However, he could take a big leap since he's been younger than his competition and makes outstanding contact. Polanco could be pushing for a major league role at some point this season.

2015

Polanco continued to make his case that he may be the best infield prospect in the Minnesota system by having a promising season at High-A and then holding his own as a younger player at Double-A. He hit .291/.364/.415 at High-A, which was a slight decline from his Low-A numbers, but he still drew walks at a strong rate and makes good contact. Polanco then hit .281/.323/.342 in 37 games at Double-A as a 20-year-old. Polanco also was called up to the majors in June when the team had a rash of infield injuries. Although he played just five games and wasn't called up in September, it likely indicates the Twins view him as part of their long-term rebuilding plans. He'll need to display more power to become an impact player in the majors, but a strong season at Double-A could put him in the mix for a starting job in the majors in 2016.

2014

Polanco may be Minnesota's top middle-infield prospect after hitting .309/.362/.452 at age 19 at Low-A Beloit. Polanco makes good contact (59:42 K:BB ratio) and draws walks at a decent rate. It's not clear if he'll stick at shortstop or second base at higher levels. He also hasn't shown much speed with only four stolen bases, which may limit his fantasy value. However, he's a player to watch as a strong season at High-A could put him on the fast track for the majors.

2013

Polanco may be the best middle infield prospect in the Minnesota organization after hitting .318/.388/.514 for Elizabethton in the Appalachian Rookie League at age 18. A strong season in Low-A could make him a part of Minnesota's rebuilding plans.