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Gregory Polanco

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2014 Stats

AVG

.235

HR

7

RBI

33

R

50

SB

14

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Polanco proved to be the posterchild for fantasy caution with youth in 2014. After tearing up Triple-A to the tune of a .347/.405/.540 batting line in 274 plate appearances, Pittsburgh called up its s...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 222   DOB: 9/14/1991   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

January 28, 2015  –  Gregory Polanco News

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Gregory 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 18 R GUL 53 200 188 21 38 9 5 1 3 23 19 2 9 41 0 1 2 .202 .245 .287 .532
2011 19 R GUL 48 203 169 34 40 11 4 4 3 34 18 0 24 33 2 5 3 .237 .333 .361 .694
2011 19 A STA 3 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .200
2012 20 A WES 116 485 437 84 142 48 26 6 16 85 40 15 44 64 1 1 2 .325 .388 .522 .910
2013 21 A+ BRA 57 241 218 29 68 23 17 0 6 30 24 4 16 37 2 2 3 .312 .364 .472 .836
2013 21 AA ALT 68 286 243 36 64 21 13 2 6 41 13 7 36 36 1 5 1 .263 .354 .407 .761
2013 21 AAA IND 2 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
2014 22 AAA IND 69 305 274 51 90 29 17 5 7 51 16 6 28 49 0 2 1 .328 .390 .504 .894
2014 22 MAJ PIT 89 311 277 50 65 16 9 0 7 33 14 5 30 59 2 2 0 .235 .307 .343 .650
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3-Year Averages     89 311 277 50 65 16 9 0 7 33 14 5 30 59 2 2 0 .235 .307 .343 .650

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

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Gregory Polanco Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 28 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .307 .343 .650
Sep. 27 @Cin 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .235 .307 .343 .650
Sep. 26 @Cin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .308 .344 .652
Sep. 25 @Atl 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .308 .344 .652
Sep. 24 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .309 .345 .654
Sep. 23 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .310 .347 .657
Sep. 22 @Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .311 .348 .659
Sep. 21 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .311 .348 .659
Sep. 20 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .239 .313 .349 .662
Sep. 19 Mil 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .314 .351 .665
Sep. 18 Bos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .314 .351 .665
Sep. 17 Bos 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .314 .351 .665
Sep. 16 Bos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .315 .342 .657
Sep. 14 ChC 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .315 .342 .657
Sep. 13 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .310 .338 .648
Sep. 12 ChC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .311 .340 .651
Sep. 11 @Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .238 .313 .342 .655
Sep. 10 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .313 .342 .655
Sep. 9 @Phi 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .314 .344 .658
Sep. 8 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .311 .344 .655
Sep. 7 @ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .312 .345 .657
Sep. 6 @ChC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .312 .345 .657
Sep. 5 @ChC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .312 .348 .660
Sep. 3 @StL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .309 .348 .657
Sep. 2 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .307 .348 .655
Sep. 1 @StL Did not play.
Aug. 31 Cin Did not play.
Aug. 30 Cin Did not play.
Aug. 29 Cin Did not play.
Aug. 27 StL Did not play.
Last 7 Days 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 14 6 3 0 0 1 2 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 .214 .267 .429 .696
Last 30 Days 28 9 5 0 0 1 3 5 9 2 1 0 0 0 .179 .303 .286 .589

Gregory Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 83 83

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Gregory Polanco Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201482122100.171.244.466

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141953852314.262.385.727

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014135265224.252.400.722

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141422421110.218.289.582
Gregory 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 18 R GUL 200 188 4.5% 20.5% 0.22 78% .243 .085
2011 19 R GUL 203 169 11.8% 16.3% 0.73 80% .278 .124
2011 19 A STA 10 10 0% 20% 0.00 80% .125 .000
2012 20 A WES 485 437 9.1% 13.2% 0.69 85% .353 .197
2013 21 A+ BRA 241 218 6.6% 15.4% 0.43 83% .354 .160
2013 21 AA ALT 286 243 12.6% 12.6% 1.00 85% .289 .144
2013 21 AAA IND 9 9 0% 0% 0.00 100% .222 .000
2014 22 AAA IND 305 274 9.2% 16.1% 0.57 82% .381 .176
2014 22 MAJ PIT 311 277 9.6% 19% 0.51 79% .275 .108
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3-Year Averages     311 277 9.6% 19% 0.51 79% .275 .108

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2014 Stat Review for Gregory Polanco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.235 AVG
POOR
79% Contact Rate
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.275 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.343 SLG
TERRIBLE
.108 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

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0.51 BB/K
GOOD
9.6% BB Rate
GOOD
19.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.650 OPS
TERRIBLE
.307 OBP
WEAK

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Gregory Polanco

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

GM Neal Huntington said right field is "probably Polanco's job to keep" in 2015, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Friday against the Brewers.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Thursday against the Red Sox.

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Polanco is in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cubs.

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Polanco went 1-for-3 with his 13th stolen base Thursday; he entered the game after Starling Marte was hit by a pitch.

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Polanco remains out of the Pirates' lineup Thursday, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Wednesday.

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Polanco grounded out in a pinch-hit appearance Tuesday against the Cardinals.

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Polanco was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday.

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Polanco was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday.

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Polanco was sent to Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday following the game, but the team has yet to officially announce the move, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Polanco's estimated time of arrival is sometime in the summer of 2014, once the Super 2 arbitration deadline passes in June. Signed out of the Dominican Republic as a free agent, the 6-foot-4, 205-pound center fielder is blessed with a rare mix of speed and power. Polanco has averaged 25 steals in five minor-league seasons. He's also hit 28 homers in his last two years. The 22-year-old put together a .285/.356/.434 combined line between three levels -- High-A, Double-A and Triple-A -- in 2013. The left-handed hitting Polanco hit .366 against lefties last year and has always done well against southpaws, a rare commodity. Blessed with good plate discipline (52:73 K:BB ratio), the outfielder could impact fantasy teams as soon as June.

2013

A breakout 2012 has put Polanco squarely on the map as one of Pittsburgh's top two offensive prospects, along with Alen Hanson. Plate discipline sets the center fielder apart from others. He compiled a 44:64 BB:K ratio in 437 at-bats for Low-A West Virginia. More remarkably, the left-handed hitter registered a 1.087 OPS against southpaws, better than his fine .850 mark versus righties. Polanco hit .325/.388/.522 with 16 homers and 40 stolen bases (in 55 attempts) as a 20-year-old. He suffered an ankle injury that forced him out of the lineup in late 2012, but he played winter ball and is expected to be 100-percent healthy for 2013. He'll likely start the season with High-A Bradenton, but could move up to Double-A Altoona by season's end.