Prospect Highlights: Gregory Polanco Drives a Double to the Gap

From Monday night, this highlight was posted too late for yesterday’s article, so we present it today. Gregory Polanco hits a double into the left-center field gap to bring home Chris Dickerson in the ninth inning of a 7-6 loss for Indianapolis. The double was the eighth of the season for Polanco. It was also his fourth hit of the game and it raised his batting average at the time to .397, tops in the International League. He went 1-for-4 with a stolen base on Tuesday night.

There weren’t any other videos on milb.com, so to fill this out, we get some highlights(and lowlights) from WJAC out of Johnstown, who posted this video/interview with Wandy Rodriguez following his outing last night. Rodriguez dominated for three innings, then imploded in the fourth. He pitched in the fifth inning like he did in the first three innings, then ran out of gas in the sixth when his pitch count was at his limit. Rodriguez threw 39 pitches in the fourth inning. If he was an actual prospect/minor league player, that single inning pitch total would have ended his night.

  • Brian K. Rhodes
    May 7, 2014 7:41 pm

    Just wondering if the Pirates manage to rebound in the next month to fancy themselves contenders,will they be bidders on Stephen Drew after the draft?

  • Ha!
    “The question is. ‘two or three?’ “

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