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Gregory Polanco

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Pittsburgh Pirates

2017 Stats

AVG

.255

HR

10

RBI

32

R

36

SB

8

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 1...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Hamstring     EST. RETURN:  8/23/2017
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.

August 15, 2017  –  Gregory Polanco News

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Polanco (strained hamstring) was placed on the 10-day DL on Tuesday, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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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 91 350 322 36 82 29 19 0 10 32 8 1 25 48 0 1 2 .255 .311 .407 .718
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3-Year Averages     128 515 465 70 117 41 26 3 12 57 19 7 46 99 1 3 0 .252 .317 .398 .715
Career  (View All)     477 1,900 1,719 248 435 155 97 10 48 203 66 22 163 347 4 11 3 .253 .317 .405 .722

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)
# of Games 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
Aug. 15 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 13 @Tor Did not play.
Aug. 12 @Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .311 .407 .718
Aug. 11 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .313 .409 .722
Aug. 10 @Det 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .317 .415 .732
Aug. 9 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .315 .410 .725
Aug. 8 Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .315 .414 .729
Aug. 7 Det 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .260 .316 .416 .732
Aug. 6 SD 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .313 .415 .728
Aug. 5 SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .318 .422 .740
Aug. 4 SD 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .319 .426 .745
Aug. 3 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .317 .414 .731
Aug. 2 Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .321 .420 .741
Aug. 1 Cin Did not play.
Jul. 30 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 29 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 28 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 26 @SF Did not play.
Jul. 25 @SF Did not play.
Jul. 24 @SF Did not play.
Jul. 23 @Col Did not play.
Jul. 22 @Col Did not play.
Jul. 21 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .322 .424 .746
Jul. 20 Mil 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .322 .425 .747
Jul. 19 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .322 .417 .739
Jul. 18 Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .323 .419 .742
Jul. 17 Mil 4 2 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .327 .424 .751
Jul. 16 StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .318 .408 .726
Jul. 15 StL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .318 .410 .728
Jul. 14 StL 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .319 .409 .728
Last 7 Games 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .200 .214 .414
Last 14 Games 32 3 4 1 0 1 3 3 7 0 0 1 0 1 .125 .222 .250 .472
Last 30 Games 62 6 15 5 0 2 8 3 10 0 0 1 0 1 .242 .288 .419 .707

Gregory Polanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 82 25 6 54 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
2017795070.253.342.648
20169895161.245.469.781
201512692161.190.278.528

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172433110258.255.428.741
201642970177016.261.462.786
20154677473626.274.409.747

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017171176194.263.439.759
2016253439426.296.506.858
20152903562711.228.379.670

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017151194134.245.371.671
201627436134411.223.423.718
20153034832516.284.383.730
Gregory Polanco vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jimmy Nelson MIL 10 3 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 .300 .333 .600 .933

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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 350 322 7.1% 13.7% 0.52 85% .272 .152
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3-Year Averages     515 465 8.9% 19.2% 0.46 79% .294 .146
Career     1,900 1,719 8.6% 18.3% 0.47 80% .290 .152

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Gregory Polanco Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 LF 52 1 12 1 1 49 0 10 0
2015 CF 8 -1 0 0 -1 7 0 5 0
2015 RF 1220.3 19 239 10 19 599 3 448 7
2016 LF 202.3 -3 39 -1 -3 180 -1 70 -1
2016 CF 21.3 -2 6 -1 -2 10 0 7 -1
2016 RF 906.7 10 199 4 10 388 5 375 3
2017 LF 207.3 0 32 0 0 113 0 44 0
2017 CF 32 -2 14 -1 -2 26 0 7 0
2017 RF 465.3 2 87 1 2 262 0 70 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2015 CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 RF 3 1 6 0 0 5 -4 10 0 11
2016 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 CF 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 RF 4 1 -1 0 0 3 -3 4 0 4
2017 LF 0 -1 0 0 0 -1 -1 0 0 -2
2017 CF 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 RF -2 1 2 0 0 1 -1 1 0 1

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2017 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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0.52 BB/K
GOOD
7.1% BB Rate
WEAK
13.7% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.718 OPS
WEAK
.311 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.255 AVG
WEAK
.272 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.407 SLG
WEAK
.152 ISO
WEAK

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

The Pirates aren't expected to decide whether to put Polanco (hamstring) on the disabled list until Tuesday, general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday.

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Polanco (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.

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Polanco was prematurely lifted from Saturday's game with left hamstring discomfort, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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Polanco left Saturday's game with an apparent left leg injury.

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Polanco went 2-for-4 with a double against the Tigers on Thursday.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Tigers.

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Polanco will bat sixth and start in right field Monday against the Tigers.

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Polanco went 1-for-1 with a three-run homer Friday against the Padres.

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Polanco is out of the lineup Friday against the Padres.

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Polanco went 0-for-3 with a walk in his return from the disabled list Wednesday.

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Polanco (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Wednesday.

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Polanco (hamstring) could return from the disabled list as soon as Wednesday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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Polanco (hamstring) has resumed running and baseball activities, though the team has no specific date for his return, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. "We're going to increase the workload as we move forward," manager Clint Hurdle said. "There's no timetable that I can give you, other than we're going to continue to push the rehab, the activity part of it forward to the best of our abilities."

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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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.