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Gregory Polanco

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2016 Stats

AVG

.291

HR

13

RBI

54

R

55

SB

10

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There are few things Polanco canít do on a baseball field ó good or bad. For example, he finished second among NL outfielders in assists (13) but committed a league-high eight errors. Therein lies the...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 230   DOB: 9/14/1991   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Gregory Polanco Contract Information:

Signed a five-year extension with the Pirates in April of 2016.

July 27, 2016  –  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
2015 23 MAJ PIT 153 652 593 83 152 50 35 6 9 52 27 10 55 121 1 2 1 .256 .320 .381 .701
2016 24 MAJ PIT 89 374 327 55 95 40 25 2 13 54 10 6 41 76 1 5 0 .291 .365 .498 .863
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3-Year Averages     121 480 435 66 108 33 22 3 8 42 20 7 42 90 1 2 0 .248 .313 .368 .681
Career  (View All)     331 1,337 1,197 188 312 106 69 8 29 139 51 21 126 256 4 9 1 .261 .329 .404 .734

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
Jul. 27 Sea Did not play.
Jul. 26 Sea 5 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .291 .365 .498 .863
Jul. 24 Phi 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .283 .359 .484 .843
Jul. 23 Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .357 .483 .840
Jul. 22 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .358 .486 .844
Jul. 21 Mil 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .362 .492 .854
Jul. 20 Mil 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .358 .490 .848
Jul. 19 Mil 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .360 .495 .855
Jul. 17 @Was Did not play.
Jul. 16 @Was Did not play.
Jul. 15 @Was Did not play.
Jul. 10 ChC Did not play.
Jul. 9 ChC Did not play.
Jul. 8 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .362 .500 .862
Jul. 7 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .366 .507 .873
Jul. 6 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .367 .510 .877
Jul. 5 @StL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .368 .512 .880
Jul. 4 @StL 5 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .374 .521 .895
Jul. 3 @Oak 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .373 .502 .875
Jul. 2 @Oak 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .370 .502 .872
Jul. 1 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .373 .507 .880
Jun. 29 @Sea 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .377 .515 .892
Jun. 28 @Sea 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .380 .521 .901
Jun. 27 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .375 .515 .890
Jun. 26 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .377 .517 .894
Jun. 25 LAD Did not play.
Jun. 24 LAD Did not play.
Jun. 23 SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 .298 .378 .519 .897
Jun. 22 SF 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .383 .523 .906
Jun. 21 SF 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .379 .510 .889
Last 7 Days 24 4 9 1 0 1 4 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 .375 .423 .542 .965
Last 14 Days 31 5 9 1 0 1 4 3 6 1 1 0 2 0 .290 .333 .419 .752
Last 30 Days 81 11 23 2 0 4 15 5 21 1 1 0 2 1 .284 .318 .457 .775

Gregory Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 81 14 3 71 4
2015 149 8 2 144
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
2016735291.247.411.728
201512692161.190.278.528
201482122100.171.244.466

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162545011459.303.524.902
20154677473626.274.409.747
20141953852314.262.385.727

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016173336295.312.520.901
20152903562711.228.379.670
2014135265224.252.400.722

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016154227255.266.474.821
20153034832516.284.383.730
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 652 593 8.4% 18.6% 0.45 80% .309 .125
2016 24 MAJ PIT 374 327 11% 20.3% 0.54 77% .345 .207
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3-Year Averages     480 435 8.8% 18.8% 0.47 79% .297 .120
Career     1,337 1,197 9.4% 19.1% 0.49 79% .310 .143

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2016 Stat Review for Gregory Polanco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.291 AVG
GREAT
77% Contact Rate
POOR
.345 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.498 SLG
GREAT
.207 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.54 BB/K
GOOD
11.0% BB Rate
GREAT
20.3% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.863 OPS
ELITE
.365 OBP
GREAT

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

Polanco went 4-for-5 with a solo home run in a losing effort against the Mariners on Tuesday.

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Polanco went 1-for-4 with a two-RBI single in Saturday's 7-4 victory over the Phillies.

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Polanco will lead off Wednesday for the first time this season.

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Polanco went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored against the Brewers on Tuesday.

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Polanco will hit second and play right field in his return to the Pirates lineup on Tuesday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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GM Neal Huntington sounded fairly confident Polanco (hamstring) would return by Tuesday. "We feel Polanco will be ready to go on Tuesday," Huntington said.

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As expected, Polanco (hamstring) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the Nationals.

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The Pirates probably won't decide whether to place Polanco (hamstring) on the DL until Tuesday. "Tuesday's a go day, really," manager Clint Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "That's kind of the way we're looking at it."

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Polanco (hamstring) is not expected to be in the lineup Sunday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Polanco (hamstring) remains out of the lineup Saturday against the Nationals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

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 super-prospect June 10. He started strong with an 11-game hit streak, but eventually fell off the table -- he hit .068 (3-for-44) from Aug. 13 to Sept. 13 -- and was benched in favor of Travis Snider in right field. Polanco offers a unique mix of speed and power, but will battle Snider for playing time again in 2015. In the long run, he represents the future in right but playing time (or even a roster spot) isn't guaranteed to begin 2015. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound outfielder remains a great pick in keeper leagues, though owners in single-season leagues will want watch his battle with Snider closely in spring training.

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.