All posts tagged "Gregory Polanco"

  • Prospect Reports
    Gregory Polanco Stays Hot for West Virginia

    Gregory Polanco continues to swing one of the hottest bats in the South Atlantic League for Class A West Virginia. The 20-year old from the Dominican Republic went 4-for-4 with four RBI in a 9-1 Power win against Delmarva in a game that took two days to get in. Polanco started Friday’s...

  • Prospect Reports
    Hanson, Polanco Play Big Role in West Virginia Win

    Anytime you are dealing with 19 and 20-year olds, in anything, there are going to be some mental errors. That is especially true in baseball. In the cases of West Virginia prospects Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco, however, those brief lapses can be forgiven when they otherwise perform as well as they have...

  • Prospect Reports
    Three Hit Night For Alen Hanson; Hafner Touches 94 MPH

    On a night where I got to see Ryan Hafner pitch for the first time, the good news was seeing Alen Hanson play for the fourth time. In last night’s game he was hit in the head with an errant pick-off throw, which caused him to leave the game. He was back...

  • Prospect Reports
    Hanson Leaves Game With Injury; Good Start From Rowland

    The big news of the West Virginia/Lakewood game tonight was when Alen Hanson got hit in the helmet with a pick-off attempt in the sixth inning as he slid headfirst back into second base. Hanson was down face flat for about two minutes, then slowly got up and walked off under his...

  • Prospect Reports
    Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson Homer for West Virginia

    Game two of the four game series in Lakewood, saw the West Virginia lineup explode for nine runs, with the highlights being home runs from Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco. Zack Dodson picked up the win with two runs over six innings, with both runs coming in the first inning. Just like...

  • Top Stories
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects

    Now that the 2012 Draft is over, it’s time to update the Pittsburgh Pirates top 20 prospect rankings. This update not only takes in to consideration where the new draft picks fall in to the system, but where the current players rank after two months in the 2012 season. I put a...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Strong Pitching by Strickland, Von Rosenberg

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  • Analysis
    Alen Hanson, Gregory Polanco, and Matt Benedict are SAL All-Stars

    The South Atlantic League All-Star team has been announced, and three Pirates prospects have been selected to the team. Breakout hitters Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco, along with 2011 30th round draft pick Matt Benedict, were selected as the representatives from the West Virginia Power. Hanson has not only been the biggest...

  • Analysis
    West Virginia Has A Power Hitting OF After All

    If I told you at the start of the 2012 season that a West Virginia Power corner OF had a triple slash line of .304/.351/.528 (879 OPS, 224 ISO), you would be ecstatic that Josh Bell was having such a great breakout season. But Josh Bell has been out since April 24 after surgery...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: New Addition Rowland Dropped Arm Slot During Off-Season

    Robby Rowland was about to lay down for a nap a few hours before tip-off in the Final Four game between Kentucky and Louisville when he got the call. Arizona Diamondbacks farm director called to inform Rowland that he had been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates received Rowland in a...

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