Polanco went 2-for-4 with a solo home run Tuesday against the White Sox. Polanco took Dylan Cease yard in the second inning to record his third home run of the season. After logging only three extra-base hits in his first 19 games, Polanco now has five doubles, one triple and three home runs across his last 10 contests. His overall line has steadily improved to .246/.313/.404 with 15 RBI and 16 runs scored across 128 plate appearances.
Polanco went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, two walks, two RBI and two runs scored in Friday's 7-3 win over Detroit. Polanco put together just his second game this season in which he reached base four times, and his first in which he drew multiple walks. The 27-year-old infielder is up to two home runs, 14 RBI, 15 runs scored and two stolen bases through 119 plate appearances. He still has a career-worst slash line of .219/.294/.352 in 29 games, but he's shown signs of improvement with multiple hits in three of the last seven contests.
Polanco isn't in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers. Polanco had gone 0-for-7 with a walk and six strikeouts in the last two games. Nick Gordon will make his major-league debut at second base and bat seventh.
Polanco went 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, two RBI, a walk and a run scored Monday against the Rangers. Polanco drove in a run in the sixth on a triple to center, and he added an important insurance run in the eighth by doubling home another. Following his multi-hit performance, the 27-year-old is slashing .223/.286/.330 with one home run, 12 RBI and two stolen bases through 25 games.
Polanco is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals. Luis Arraez will fill in at second base for Polanco, who is sitting out for only the second time all season. Over 101 plate appearances, Polanco has managed a weak .209/.267/.286 slash line. More days off could be in his future if he's unable to catch fire at the plate sooner or later.
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