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Pittsburgh Pirates

Fantasy Stats
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12%6%
Key Stats
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1897.20621207

Player Updates

June 19, 2021 09:28 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Flashes power, speed in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 1-for-3 with a walk, a two-run home run and a stolen base in Friday's 11-10 win over Cleveland.

The outfielder got the fireworks started in the first inning by taking J.C. Mejia deep, Polanco's seventh homer of the year, and he later added his seventh steal. Despite his solid power/speed numbers, the 29-year-old continues to lag in other categories -- he hasn't had a multi-hit game in June, slashing a woeful .163/.204/.286 through 14 games on the month.

June 14, 2021 03:36 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Sits against southpaw
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco will sit against lefty Jon Lester and the Nationals on Monday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Polanco had started against five of the six lefties the Pirates faced from May 20 through June 5, but it looks as though he might be slipping into a platoon role. He's now been on the bench against the last two southpaws to pitch against the Pirates, with Phillip Evans serving as the right fielder on both occasions.

June 10, 2021 11:12 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Takes seat Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco isn't in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Dodgers, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Polanco had gone 1-for-11 with an RBI and three strikeouts across the last three games. Phillip Evans will shift to right field while Ka'ai Tom starts in left field.

June 5, 2021 12:16 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Swipes bag in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and a stolen base in Friday's 9-2 win over Miami.

Polanco restored Pittsburgh's lead by plating Adam Frazier in the third inning. Through 172 plate appearances, Polanco is slashing a meager .212/.285/.364 this year. He's added five home runs, five stolen bases, 16 RBI and 16 runs scored in 45 games.

May 29, 2021 03:12 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Gets breather for Game 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco isn't starting Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Polanco started in right field in the first game of the twin bill and went 2-for-3 with a triple, a run and an RBI. He'll retreat to the bench for Game 2 with left-hander Austin Gomber starting for Colorado. Ben Gamel will take over in right field and bat sixth.

May 28, 2021 02:08 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Homers against Cubs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, one walk and one strikeout in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs.

Polanco had a rough start to the series, as he went 0-for-7 with a walk and six strikeouts across the last two games. However, he brought the Pirates within two runs Thursday with his homer in the bottom of the fourth inning. Polanco is now hitting .208 with five home runs, 13 RBI and 13 runs this year.

May 20, 2021 08:12 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Swats fourth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 2-for-4 with a walk, a home run and three RBI in Wednesday's 8-5 loss to the Cardinals.

He took Jack Flaherty deep in the fifth inning for a two-run blast to get the Bucs on the board, but they were already down 6-0 at that point. Polanco has found a rhythm at the plate, starting six of the last seven games and going 8-for-23 (.348), but his numbers on the season remain fairly modest as the 29-year-old is slashing .231/.314/.394 with four homers, four steals, 11 RBI and 12 runs through 32 contests.

May 16, 2021 11:20 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Sitting against lefty
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco is out of the lineup Sunday against the Giants.

Polanco has a modest four-game hit streak but will take a seat Sunday with southpaw Alex Wood on the mound for the Giants. Troy Stokes will start in right field for Pittsburgh in the series finale.

May 13, 2021 04:16 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Makes first start in over a week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in a 5-1 loss to the Reds on Wednesday.

The start was his first in nine days after he missed time while going through COVID-19 protocols. Polanco struck out three times Wednesday, bringing his total to 29 whiffs in 85 at-bats. If he can stay healthy, the outfielder seems set to see plenty of playing time with the team nursing a number of injuries. He's hitting .304 with two doubles and two homers in 23 career at-bats against Thursday's starter Anthony DeSclafani.

May 12, 2021 11:20 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Activated but not starting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco (COVID-19 protocols) was activated prior to Tuesday's game against the Reds. He is available off the bench.

He missed a week while going through protocols. Polanco not being in the lineup on the day of his activation is a testament to his struggles thus far. He is hitting .200 with three home runs and four steals. The power/speed contributions have been nice, but Polanco sits against all lefties -- and he's sitting against righty Jeff Hoffman on Tuesday -- which limits his ability to compile runs and RBI in this weak offense.

May 10, 2021 03:40 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Nearing return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Derek Shelton said Monday that Polanco (COVID-19 protocols) is expected to rejoin the team in the next few days, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Polanco has been on the COVID-19 injured list since Tuesday after he violated the league's health and safety protocols. Phillip Evans and Troy Stokes should continue to handle the duties in right field until Polanco is cleared to return to the team.

May 8, 2021 01:52 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Absent due to protocol violation
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco was confirmed to be on the COVID-19 injured list Saturday due to a violation of the league's health and safety protocols, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Polanco reportedly used a training service that was not part of the Pirates' team bubble. He was placed on the injured list Tuesday to prevent any possible case of COVID-19 spreading to the rest of the team. It's not yet clear when he'll be able to return.

May 4, 2021 08:16 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Moves to injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco was placed on the injured list Tuesday for unspecified reasons.

The Pirates announced the move without an injury designation, so it's possible Polanco has been placed on the COVID-19 injured list. The 29-year-old will be eligible to return once he clears league protocols if that is indeed the case. Regardless, he should be considered out indefinitely until any specifics are provided. Hunter Owen had his contract selected by the Pirates in a corresponding move.

May 4, 2021 10:36 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Fourth steal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 0-for-3 with a walk, strikeout and steal in Pittsburgh's 2-0 loss to San Diego on Monday.

Polanco walked with two outs in the second and subsequently stole second to get in scoring position but failed to do anything else of note. The fourth stolen base places him among the league leaders and is already more than his totals from 2019 and 2020.

May 2, 2021 03:28 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Potential for big Sunday?
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Saturday's 12-5 loss to St. Louis.

He's 8-for-23 with a homer and two stolen bases in his last six starts. Moreover, Polanco features some of the best numbers of his career against Sunday's starter, Carlos Martinez. The lefty has 14 hits in 29 at-bats against Martinez, including six extra-base hits and an 8:3 BB:K.

April 28, 2021 02:16 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: On bench against southpaw
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Royals.

Polanco has recorded hits in each of his last four games, but he'll take a seat Wednesday with left-hander Mike Minor starting for the Royals. Wilmer Difo will take over in right field and bat seventh.

April 25, 2021 06:16 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Goes deep Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Twins.

Polanco led off the seventh inning with a single and scored on a Kevin Newman RBI single. In the eighth, Polanco added a solo shot to pad the Pirates' lead. The 29-year-old outfielder is slashing .213/.314/.393 with three homers, four RBI, 10 runs scored and two stolen bases through 18 games. Sunday was his first multi-hit effort since April 14.

April 23, 2021 05:04 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Sits against southpaw
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco will sit against lefty J.A. Happ and the Twins on Friday.

The Pirates have only faced four lefties so far this season, and Polanco hasn't started against any of them. Wilmer Difo gets the start in right field on this occasion.

April 17, 2021 02:32 PM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: On bench against lefty
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco will sit against lefty Brett Anderson and the Brewers on Saturday.

The Pirates have only faced three lefties this season, but Polanco has been on the bench against each of them. Phillip Evans will start in right field Saturday.

April 17, 2021 09:04 AM
Pirates' Gregory Polanco: Launches second homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Polanco went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's 6-1 win over the Brewers.

He capped the scoring on the evening by taking Devin Williams deep in the eighth inning. Polanco has two homers on the year, both of which have come in the last three games, but he's still hitting only .205 (8-for-39) through 12 contests.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
06/18vs CLEW 11-103111211
06/16@ WASL 1-34010001
06/15@ WASL 1-84110000
06/14@ WASL 2-31000000
06/13@ MILL 2-53010010
06/12@ MILL 4-74000000
06/11@ MILL 4-74111100
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021PIT561892039721196570.206.272.3600.632
2020PIT501571224722136531.153.214.3250.539
2019PIT421532337617124931.242.301.4250.726
2018PIT13046175117238161117122.254.340.4990.839
2017PIT10837939951135276081.251.305.3910.695
2016PIT14452779136228653119176.258.323.4630.785
2015PIT15359383152952551212710.256.320.3810.701
2014PIT8927750657333059145.235.307.3430.650
Total7722736381665923472706559126.243.310.4120.722
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021PIT56616850013
2020PIT50605130001
2019PIT42816500114
2018PIT130326230703511
2017PIT10820014810345
2016PIT144344244610613
2015PIT15335622621165
2014PIT89909522011
Total77215018112726482443
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2009R-Dsl Pirates632213459860243350124.267.370.357
2010R-Gcl Pirates53188213851323941192.202.245.287
2011R-Gcl Pirates481693440443342433180.237.333.361
2011ASX-State College Spikes310010001--200.100.100.100
2012AFX-West Virginia Power11643784142266168544644015.325.388.522
2013AA-Altoona Curve6824336641326413636137.263.354.407
2013AAA-Indianapolis Indians29120000----10.222.222.222
2013AFA-Bradenton Marauders5721829681706301637244.312.364.472
2014AAA-Indianapolis Indians6927451901757512849166.329.390.504
2019AAA-Indianapolis Indians13455124011191620.267.389.422
2019AFA-Bradenton Marauders4132200014200.154.353.154
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/235
Birthdate:
09/14/1991
Age:
29
Hometown:
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:

MLB Experience:
6