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Gregory Polanco

26-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2018 Stats

AVG

.212

HR

9

RBI

34

R

36

SB

3

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Plenty of talented young players experience down years, but Polanco's decline in performance in his age-25 season is particularly difficult to explain. He battled hamstring issues throughout 2017, mak...

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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: By PIT In 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Gregory Polanco Contract Information:

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

June 20, 2018  –  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 144 587 527 79 136 60 34 4 22 86 17 6 53 119 1 6 0 .258 .323 .463 .786
2017 25 MAJ PIT 108 410 379 39 95 31 20 0 11 35 8 1 27 60 0 1 3 .251 .305 .391 .696
2018 26 MAJ PIT 65 267 226 36 48 28 18 1 9 34 3 2 34 63 0 4 3 .212 .318 .420 .738
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3-Year Averages     135 548 499 67 127 46 29 3 14 57 17 5 45 100 0 3 1 .255 .316 .409 .725
Career  (View All)     559 2,227 2,002 287 496 185 116 11 58 240 69 24 199 422 4 15 7 .248 .316 .404 .719

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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
Jun. 21 Ari 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .318 .420 .738
Jun. 19 Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .319 .426 .745
Jun. 18 Mil 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .214 .317 .427 .744
Jun. 17 Cin 3 2 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .313 .427 .740
Jun. 16 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .302 .400 .702
Jun. 15 Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .303 .402 .705
Jun. 13 @Ari 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .306 .408 .714
Jun. 12 @Ari 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .303 .409 .712
Jun. 11 @Ari Did not play.
Jun. 10 @ChC 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .308 .417 .725
Jun. 9 @ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .305 .408 .713
Jun. 8 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .309 .414 .723
Jun. 7 LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .208 .310 .416 .726
Jun. 6 LAD 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .314 .421 .735
Jun. 5 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .313 .415 .728
Jun. 3 @StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .318 .423 .741
Jun. 2 @StL Did not play.
Jun. 1 @StL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .318 .428 .746
May. 31 @StL 4 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .319 .426 .745
May. 30 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .201 .311 .408 .719
May. 29 ChC Did not play.
May. 28 ChC Did not play.
May. 27 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .317 .415 .732
May. 26 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .324 .424 .748
May. 25 StL 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .325 .432 .757
May. 24 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .328 .442 .770
May. 23 @Cin 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .330 .445 .775
May. 22 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .333 .456 .789
May. 20 SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .335 .462 .797
May. 19 SD Did not play.
Last 7 Games 18 3 6 1 0 1 2 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .478 .556 1.034
Last 14 Games 33 5 8 2 1 1 9 6 9 0 1 0 2 0 .242 .341 .455 .796
Last 30 Games 74 8 13 5 1 1 12 11 23 0 1 0 2 0 .176 .276 .311 .587

Gregory Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 62 62
2017 96 25 6 68 2
2016 134 29 5 111 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
2018456140.178.333.635
2017915070.231.308.586
20169895161.245.469.781

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018181308303.221.442.764
20172883411288.257.417.730
201642970177016.261.462.786

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018108175171.194.417.745
2017196197224.255.423.733
2016253439426.296.506.858

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018118194172.229.424.732
2017183204134.246.355.655
201627436134411.223.423.718
Gregory Polanco vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Patrick Corbin AZ 8 4 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500

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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% .241 .085
2011 19 R GUL 203 169 11.8% 16.3% 0.73 80% .268 .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% .352 .197
2013 21 A+ BRA 241 218 6.6% 15.4% 0.43 83% .350 .160
2013 21 AA ALT 286 243 12.6% 12.6% 1.00 85% .282 .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% .377 .176
2014 22 MAJ PIT 311 277 9.6% 19% 0.51 79% .272 .108
2015 23 MAJ PIT 652 593 8.4% 18.6% 0.45 80% .308 .125
2016 24 MAJ PIT 587 527 9% 20.3% 0.45 77% .291 .205
2017 25 MAJ PIT 410 379 6.6% 14.6% 0.45 84% .272 .140
2018 26 MAJ PIT 267 226 12.7% 23.6% 0.54 72% .247 .208
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3-Year Averages     548 499 8.2% 18.2% 0.45 80% .291 .154
Career     2,227 2,002 8.9% 18.9% 0.47 79% .285 .156

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Gregory Polanco Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
RF 2018 523 -6 29 -4 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Gregory 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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0.54 BB/K
GOOD
12.7% BB Rate
ELITE
23.6% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.738 OPS
WEAK
.318 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.212 AVG
TERRIBLE
.247 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.420 SLG
WEAK
.208 ISO
GOOD

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

Polanco went 1-for-2 with a walk Monday against the Brewers.

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Polanco is not in the lineup Saturday against the Reds.

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Polanco, who is slashing .143/.235/.257 in his last 89 plate appearances, is taking a careful approach to running full speed as he looks to keep his hamstrings healthy, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.

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Polanco is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Diamondbacks.

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Polanco went 1-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored Sunday against the Cubs.

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Polanco is not in the lineup against the Cubs on Friday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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Polanco is not in the starting nine against the Dodgers on Wednesday.

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Polanco will not start against the Cardinals on Saturday.

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Polanco snapped an 0-for-22 slide Thursday, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles against the Cardinals.

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Polanco will start in right field and bat seventh Thursday against St. Louis.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Cubs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Polanco seemingly played two totally different seasons in 2016. In 78 games through July 4, he batted .297/.374/.521 with 12 home runs, 50 RBI and nine steals in 330 plate appearances. Though he hit 10 homers with 36 RBI and eight steals in his final 257 plate appearances, he also wilted with a .220 clip and .682 OPS. His power output says there wasn't much of an issue, but injuries to his knee, shoulder, hamstring and face, via a collision with a wall, contributed to his uneven performance, and he has now suffered noteworthy swoons in each of his first three campaigns. At 25, he is still young enough to take another step forward, and his sizable increase in hard contact shows that he's squaring up pitches better. Unfortunately, his tall frame seems susceptible to injury. While the outfielder set career highs in home runs and RBI, his ceiling is even higher across the board -- but only if he can stay healthy and soften his dips in production.

2016

There are few things Polanco can’t do on a baseball field — good or bad. For example, he finished second among NL outfielders in assists (13) but committed a league-high eight errors. Therein lies the rub with the 24-year-old. Which player is going to show up in 2016? He stole 27 bases in 37 attempts but his AB/HR rate dropped from 39.6 to 65.9. The outfielder gives fantasy owners flashes of his potential — he hit .339/.391/.521 from July 12 to Aug. 28, yet goes on stretches of futility — .148/.239/.222 from June 7 to July 5. Of course he’s entering only his second full season in the big league, so there’s plenty of room to grow — just expect a few bumps along the way.

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.