All posts tagged "Gregory Polanco"

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Marte and Polanco Both Play

    In Winter League action last night, Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco played outfield together for the first time, with Marte moving over to right field to make room in center for Polanco. Batting third in the lineup, Marte went 1-for-3 with an RBI, a walk and a strikeout. Polanco went 0-for-3 and...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Polanco Gets the Start

    In Dominican League action yesterday, Gregory Polanco got the start in center field, batting seventh for Leones del Escogido. He went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout, while also being thrown out at second on a stolen base attempt. He has a .222/.222/.296 line in 27 AB's, with no walks and...

  • Season Recaps
    Pirates Prospects 2012 Minor League Player of the Year

    Gregory Polanco is the Pirates Prospects 2012 Minor League Player of the Year. Last year there was a pretty close race between two players in the system for our 2011 Minor League Player of the Year. Starling Marte and Robbie Grossman both had similar results, and the edge went to Marte as...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Polanco Back in the Starting Lineup

    In Winter League action yesterday, Gregory Polanco played for the first time in five days. He batted seventh and played center field, going 1-for-4 at the plate. He is now hitting .217 in 23 AB's, with one double, one stolen base, no walks and seven strikeouts. His teammate on Leones del Escogido,...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Marte Shows Patience, Fuesser Dominates

    In Winter League action yesterday, Starling Marte went 0-for-2 with two walks, pushing his off-season walk total to seven in just 11 games. He has a .333/.429/.571 line in 42 AB's, with two homers and two stolen bases. He is playing for Leones del Escogido of the Dominican League. In other Dominican...

  • Analysis
    Polanco and Herrera Named Topps Minor League Players of the Year

    Topps has released their Minor League Players of the Year awards for each of the individual leagues throughout minor league baseball, and two Pirates prospects were recognized for their respective leagues. Gregory Polanco was named the Player of the Year for the South Atlantic League, while Dilson Herrera was named the Player...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter League Recap: Polanco and Marte Have Strong Debuts

    Catching up on the winter league action over the last two days, as two of the top young players in the system made their winter league debuts this weekend. **Gregory Polanco made his debut in the Dominican League. On Saturday he went 2-for-4 with a double. On Sunday he went 0-for-2 with...

  • Analysis
    Polanco and Hanson Make the South Atlantic League Top 20

    Baseball America released their top 20 prospects for the 2012 South Atlantic League today. It's no surprise that Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson both made the list, with both prospects ending up in the top 10. The list can be viewed here, and scouting reports can be viewed here. Despite Hanson getting...

  • Season Recaps
    West Virginia Power 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Complete West Virginia Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Top Prospects 1t. Alen Hanson, SS 1t. Gregory Polanco, OF I had a tough time picking the top prospect from this pair. In a tiered ranking system, they'd both be in the same group. When it comes to picking between them, it's splitting hairs....

  • Analysis
    Pirates Have Six in MLB.com’s Updated Top 100 Prospects

    MLB.com has updated their top 100 prospects list, and the Pittsburgh Pirates have six players making the rankings. Gerrit Cole leads the group, coming in at number eight. That's a three spot improvement for Cole, who was ranked 11th coming in to the year. Jameson Taillon was next on the list, coming...

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