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Gregory Polanco

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2015 Stats

AVG

.261

HR

7

RBI

41

R

63

SB

22

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  

August 28, 2015  –  Gregory Polanco News

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Polanco filled up the score sheet Friday night, going 3-for-5 with two runs scored, one RBI, and his 22nd stolen base in the Pirates win over the Rockies.

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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 126 526 476 63 124 40 27 6 7 41 22 10 47 98 0 2 1 .261 .327 .387 .714
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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

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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. 2 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .327 .387 .714
Sep. 1 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .330 .390 .720
Aug. 30 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .332 .393 .725
Aug. 29 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .335 .397 .732
Aug. 28 Col 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .270 .337 .400 .737
Aug. 27 @Mia 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .266 .335 .396 .731
Aug. 26 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 25 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .331 .395 .726
Aug. 24 @Mia 5 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267 .334 .399 .733
Aug. 23 SF 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .329 .390 .719
Aug. 22 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .329 .385 .714
Aug. 21 SF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .331 .389 .720
Aug. 20 SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .331 .388 .719
Aug. 19 Ari 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .331 .389 .720
Aug. 18 Ari 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .332 .388 .720
Aug. 17 Ari 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .333 .390 .723
Aug. 16 @NYM 6 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .336 .395 .731
Aug. 15 @NYM 6 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .263 .336 .391 .727
Aug. 14 @NYM 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .334 .382 .716
Aug. 13 @StL 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .333 .381 .714
Aug. 12 @StL 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .258 .333 .383 .716
Aug. 11 @StL 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .327 .379 .706
Aug. 9 LAD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247 .323 .370 .693
Aug. 8 LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247 .321 .371 .692
Aug. 7 LAD 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .319 .371 .690
Aug. 5 ChC 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .318 .363 .681
Aug. 4 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .317 .354 .671
Aug. 3 ChC Did not play.
Aug. 2 @Cin 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .320 .358 .678
Aug. 1 @Cin 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .321 .361 .682
Last 7 Days 23 2 4 1 0 0 2 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 .174 .240 .217 .457
Last 14 Days 51 3 13 4 1 0 4 2 14 2 1 0 0 0 .255 .283 .373 .656
Last 30 Days 120 13 37 4 3 3 11 9 23 4 3 0 0 0 .308 .357 .467 .824

Gregory Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 123 8 2 118
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
20159462121.202.298.563
201482122100.171.244.466

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20153745752921.281.417.766
20141953852314.262.385.727

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015236274209.225.369.658
2014135265224.252.400.722

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152323632113.306.418.793
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 526 476 8.9% 18.6% 0.48 79% .315 .126
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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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.261 AVG
WEAK
79% Contact Rate
WEAK
.315 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.387 SLG
WEAK
.126 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.48 BB/K
GOOD
8.9% BB Rate
GOOD
18.6% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.714 OPS
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.327 OBP
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Gregory Polanco: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Polanco will bat leadoff and start in right field Thursday against the Marlins.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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Polanco's 4-for-5 night in Miami on Monday gives him 13 hits in 22 career at-bats at Marlins Park.

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Polanco went 0-for-4 Saturday and has just five hits in his last 26 at-bats.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Friday against the Giants.

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Polanco went 3-for-6 with a solo home run in a 5-3 win over the Mets on Saturday.

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Polanco went 3-for-4 with a triple Tuesday against the Cardinals.

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Polanco has five hits (including two doubles) and three walks in seven official at-bats against Tuesday starter Carlos Martinez.

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Polanco went 1-for-3 with a walk and his 19th stolen base of the year Saturday.

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Polanco went 2-for-5 with his fifth homer of the season Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Polanco (knee) will bat leadoff and play right field Thursday against the Reds, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Polanco exited Wednesday's game in the fifth inning due to left knee discomfort, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 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.