JHAN POLANCO, CATCHER
|Born: November 4, 2000
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2017, Pittsburgh Pirates
How Acquired: International Free Agent
Country: Dominican Republic
WTM’s PLAYER PROFILE
|The Pirates signed Polanco at age 17. He wasn’t a prominent signing.
Polanco played sparingly in his debut.
Polanco was the primary catcher for one of the Pirates’ DSL affiliates. He threw out 40% of base stealers. At the plate, he had a solid season with outstanding walk and K rates.
Polanco was in fall instructionals and seems likely to be in the GCL in 2020.
|2020: Minor League Contract|
|Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: 2018
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible: 2024
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2022
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3
MLB Service Time: 0.000
|December 22, 2017: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent.