Gregory Polanco RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pirates trying again to lock up Polanco; third star in OF of future "The Pirates and top young outfielder Gregory Polanco have rekindled contract talks, according to people familiar with the discussions. Chances for a deal before Opening Day remain unknown. The Pirates and Polanco, 23, talked about a long deal last May, with the team offering a seven-year..." March 31

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    Rob Biertempfel @BiertempfelTrib

    Now that Indy season is over, #Pirates set to recall OF Gregory Polanco, who went 4-26 with .412 OPS in seven games after demotion.

  • Pirates optioned OF Gregory Polanco to Triple-A Indianapolis

    Rotoworld "Polanco's major league career got off to a roaring start, but he was stuck in a 1-for-30 slump and had batted just .197/.247/.310 in 156 plate appearances since July 9. Some low-intensity games in the minors might help the 22-year-old outfielder get back on track. He's likely to return to..." August 25

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    MLB Jersey Numbers @NumbersMLB

    OF Gregory Polanco (@El_Coffee) will wear number 25. LWB RHP Kyle Farnsworth in 2013. #Pirates (h/t @PitSharkTank)

  • Fantasy baseball owners rejoice -- Gregory Polanco has been called up

    Sporting News "Good news, fantasy baseball owoners -- the Pirates have finally called up Gregory Polanco. Now maybe everyone can stop crying. Yeah, I know -- Polanco should have been up weeks ago. But it's a cruel, unfair world, and life is often disappointing. Get used to it. The important thing to remember..." June 10

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Polanco heading to Pittsburgh tomorrow and expected to join #Pirates on Friday.

  • Source: Pirates offered star prospect Gregory Polanco a long-term deal

    Yahoo! Sports "According to the Pittsburgh Pirates, star outfield prospect Gregory Polanco isn't ready for the major leagues yet. Apparently, however, he's more than ready for a contract that could span a decade. The Pirates recently offered the 22-year-old Polanco a seven-year deal with three club options..." May 07

  • Pirates playing waiting game on when to promote OF Polanco

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco grew up in the Dominican Republic, and both make their homes in the capital city of Santo Domingo. During winter ball last year, they played side by side in the outfield for Leones del Escogido. Marte, 25, is quickly establishing himself as a star in the major..." April 30

  • Wunderkind Polanco tearing up minors; patient Pirates resist callup "Gregory Polanco, the Pirates' 22-year-old outfield phenom, is tearing up the International League with a .420 batting average, and some folks outside the Pittsburgh organization say they believe he could be ready to help Pittsburgh's struggling offense. But the Pirates, with a recent history of..." April 25

  • Pirates send top prospect Gregory Polanco to the minors

    Hardball Talk "Gregory Polanco was always a long shot to make the Pirates out of spring training and today the team officially ruled him out, optioning the 22-year-old top prospect to the minors among the latest batch of roster cuts. Polanco was impressive in camp, but has just 70 games of experience above..." March 14

  • Pirates outfield prospect Polanco is working hard to refine his game

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Gregory Polanco makes it seem so effortless, cruising from first base to third on a single or gliding deep into the right-field corner to snare a fly ball. With a 6-foot-4 frame, Polanco generates above-average speed with his long, powerful stride. Yet years before Baseball America ranked him..." February 26

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