In yesterday’s Indianapolis game, Gregory Polanco hit his fifth homer of the season. He had two hits in the game, including his tenth double and he also drew a walk. Polanco leads all Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players with 19 extra base hits and a 1.015 OPS.
From Sunday’s West Virginia game, JaCoby Jones hits a solo homer over the Greenville Monster in left field. He is having a pretty good first full season in the pros, hitting .286/.363/.468 in 36 games. He may also be getting used to playing shortstop everyday. In his first 15 games in the field, he committed seven errors. Jones has just one miscue in his last 13 games. The home run from Jones was his fifth of the season, tops on West Virginia
Back to the Indianapolis game for one final home run. While Matt Hague is no longer considered a prospect, he is known as “The Hit Collector” for a reason. On Monday, they called him The RBI Collector, with five in the game and four on this one swing.