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Gregory Polanco

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2015 Stats

AVG

.241

HR

3

RBI

19

R

37

SB

17

2015 Preseason 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  

July 2, 2015  –  Gregory Polanco News

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Polanco went 0-for-3 with two walks in a rare start against a southpaw Thursday in Detroit.

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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
2015 23 MAJ PIT 73 289 261 37 63 19 14 2 3 19 17 6 25 56 0 2 1 .241 .308 .345 .653
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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

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Gregory Polanco Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days 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
Jul. 2 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .310 .341 .651
Jul. 1 @Det 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .308 .345 .653
Jun. 30 @Det 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .233 .299 .335 .634
Jun. 28 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .300 .337 .637
Jun. 27 Atl 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .301 .339 .640
Jun. 26 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .298 .339 .637
Jun. 25 Cin 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .299 .343 .642
Jun. 24 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .305 .351 .656
Jun. 23 Cin 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .243 .306 .353 .659
Jun. 21 @Was 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .300 .345 .645
Jun. 20 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .303 .348 .651
Jun. 19 @Was 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .306 .352 .658
Jun. 18 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .302 .344 .646
Jun. 17 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .307 .350 .657
Jun. 16 CWS Did not play.
Jun. 15 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .311 .355 .666
Jun. 14 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .312 .356 .668
Jun. 13 Phi 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .251 .311 .358 .669
Jun. 12 Phi 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .307 .351 .658
Jun. 10 Mil 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .317 .363 .680
Jun. 9 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .318 .360 .678
Jun. 8 Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .324 .367 .691
Jun. 7 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .325 .373 .698
Jun. 6 @Atl 4 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .266 .327 .375 .702
Jun. 5 @Atl 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 .255 .319 .367 .686
Jun. 3 @SF 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .312 .364 .676
Jun. 2 @SF 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .315 .369 .684
Jun. 1 @SF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .313 .371 .684
May. 31 @SD 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .314 .378 .692
May. 30 @SD 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .310 .357 .667
Last 7 Days 25 1 5 1 0 0 2 5 6 0 0 1 1 0 .200 .344 .240 .584
Last 14 Days 47 2 9 2 1 0 4 7 13 0 2 1 1 0 .191 .304 .277 .581
Last 30 Days 101 12 24 4 1 1 7 12 20 5 3 1 1 1 .238 .322 .327 .649

Gregory Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 71 7 2 66
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
2015371021.135.135.315
201482122100.171.244.466

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152243631716.259.379.707
20141953852314.262.385.727

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201511915166.202.336.609
2014135265224.252.400.722

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151422221311.275.352.690
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
2015 23 MAJ PIT 289 261 8.7% 19.4% 0.45 79% .297 .104
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3-Year Averages     311 277 9.6% 19% 0.51 79% .275 .108

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2015 Stat Review for Gregory Polanco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.241 AVG
WEAK
79% Contact Rate
WEAK
.297 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.345 SLG
POOR
.104 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
AVERAGE
8.7% BB Rate
GOOD
19.4% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.653 OPS
POOR
.308 OBP
WEAK

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

Polanco is out of the lineup Sunday against the Braves, MLB.com's Adam Berry reports.

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Polanco reached base three times Tuesday, going 1-for-3 with a triple and two walks out of the leadoff spot.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Sunday against the Nationals, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Polanco (knee) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Nationals, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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The Pirates announced that Polanco was removed from Friday's game for precautionary reasons, but he was spotted with a wrap on his left knee following the contest, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Polanco was removed from Friday's game in the seventh inning after crashing into the outfield wall while trying to make a catch, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Polanco is out of the lineup Tuesday against the White Sox.

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Polanco is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the White Sox.

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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.