Gregory Polanco
RF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 5" 240LBS | Age: 32
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 167 153 23 37 6 3 .242 .301 .425 .726
2020 174 157 12 24 7 3 .153 .214 .325 .539
2021 382 336 38 70 11 14 .208 .283 .354 .637
8 Seasons 3,220 2,883 399 696 96 98 .241 .309 .409 .718
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .242 6 3 .726
2020 .153 7 3 .539
2021 .208 11 14 .637
8 Seasons .241 96 98 .718
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 2528 475 21 4.4 3.2 89.9 115.6 10.4 30.5 .257 .386 .304 .312 .353 39.8 18.6 8.4
2016 24 2401 415 25 6.0 4.3 89.9 113.7 14.0 34.5 .273 .441 .331 .337 .394 40.0 20.3 9.0
2017 25 1544 320 12 3.8 2.9 86.5 112.1 13.1 30.3 .259 .393 .297 .303 .328 30.6 14.6 6.6
2018 26 2213 351 33 9.4 6.2 88.9 112.9 20.1 33.6 .244 .445 .353 .339 .392 37.8 21.9 11.4
2019 27 679 104 10 9.6 6.0 89.5 113.7 19.2 31.7 .229 .409 .305 .296 .392 30.4 29.3 7.2
2020 28 755 95 12 12.6 6.9 92.9 114.2 20.8 36.8 .223 .417 .232 .301 .452 51.6 37.4 7.5
2021 29 1551 240 23 9.6 6.0 89.9 116.2 15.9 32.5 .232 .411 .275 .316 .397 48.3 27.2 9.4
Player 11671 2000 136 6.8 4.7 89.3 116.2 14.9 32.5 .251 .415 .310 .320 .377 39.1 21.9 8.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 46.7 18.3 27.8 7.2 35.2 38.7 26.1 2.9 35.8 23.2 24.2 6.3 4.4 3.2
2016 39.5 20.2 31.1 9.2 46.5 29.6 22.7 1.9 28.9 26.7 27.7 6.7 6.0 4.3
2017 43.8 23.1 22.5 10.6 40.6 33.8 25.6 4.1 34.4 28.7 24.7 4.4 3.8 2.9
2018 34.2 29.6 22.5 13.7 42.7 37.3 19.7 2.0 27.1 32.8 21.1 7.1 9.4 6.2
2019 36.5 24.0 25.0 14.4 49.0 31.7 19.2 0.0 31.7 32.7 19.2 4.8 9.6 6.0
2020 33.7 33.7 24.2 8.4 44.2 35.8 20.0 3.2 16.8 30.5 28.4 8.4 12.6 6.9
2021 40.0 22.9 25.0 12.1 43.8 36.3 20.0 5.4 24.6 27.9 22.9 8.8 9.6 6.0
Player 40.6 23.1 26.1 10.3 41.9 35.0 22.8 2.9 30.1 27.9 24.3 6.6 6.8 4.7
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 4-Seam Fastball -2.4 -14 587 37.8 140 .163 .301 .245 29.3 30.0 22.8 .224 .439 .322 58.3
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 243 15.7 68 .273 .327 .307 41.6 33.8 26.7 .190 .252 .278 38.9
2021 Sinker -0.1 0 219 14.1 52 .304 .500 .372 15.4 9.6 9.6 .306 .523 .388 57.1
2021 Changeup -1.1 -2 197 12.7 45 .125 .325 .262 36.4 24.4 15.9 .249 .476 .349 37.9
2021 Curveball -1.0 -2 179 11.5 38 .158 .289 .189 36.6 36.8 22.2 .166 .308 .203 33.3
2021 Cutter -1.3 -1 83 5.4 22 .263 .474 .340 23.8 13.6 14.3 .251 .443 .350 43.8
2021 Split-Finger 4.5 1 27 1.7 10 .500 .800 .555 23.1 30.0 21.4 .424 .644 .456 42.9
2021 Sweeper -10.1 -1 11 0.7 4 .000 .000 .000 50.0 75.0 50.0 .119 .132 .108 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -3.1 -9 303 40.1 74 .145 .232 .189 41.9 39.2 26.4 .202 .321 .248 53.7
2020 Slider -2.0 -2 113 15.0 25 .043 .174 .136 46.7 40.0 22.7 .156 .381 .260 38.5
2020 Sinker -0.5 0 99 13.1 22 .222 .333 .291 31.9 18.2 15.4 .355 .492 .394 53.3
2020 Curveball -1.2 -1 98 13.0 23 .136 .409 .213 50.0 52.2 35.3 .182 .459 .273 63.6
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 84 11.1 16 .214 .643 .394 48.1 37.5 21.4 .255 .615 .407 50.0
2020 Cutter 6.7 3 38 5.0 11 .375 .875 .568 26.3 18.2 22.2 .410 .829 .563 50.0
2020 Sweeper -8.4 -1 10 1.3 1 .000 .000 .000 80.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Slurve -2.5 0 7 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .180 .407 .244 0.0
2020 Split-Finger -4.7 0 3 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 1 266 39.2 62 .298 .421 .343 28.3 27.4 25.4 .249 .358 .292 32.5
2019 Changeup -0.9 -1 92 13.5 28 .214 .571 .323 37.5 28.6 29.6 .266 .643 .369 25.0
2019 Sinker 3.0 3 90 13.3 24 .278 .444 .408 20.0 12.5 15.8 .350 .732 .508 46.7
2019 Slider -2.0 -2 82 12.1 19 .111 .278 .189 33.3 36.8 20.6 .126 .185 .160 9.1
2019 Curveball 2.1 1 70 10.3 16 .200 .533 .325 44.8 43.8 25.9 .167 .306 .228 50.0
2019 Cutter -4.2 -2 39 5.7 6 .167 .167 .150 42.9 16.7 8.3 .163 .201 .160 20.0
2019 Split-Finger -0.3 0 15 2.2 6 .333 .333 .300 41.7 50.0 37.5 .154 .175 .140 0.0
2019 Sweeper -7.0 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 6 779 35.2 178 .237 .512 .348 21.5 18.5 15.9 .261 .493 .353 39.8
2018 Sinker 1.2 5 435 19.7 125 .308 .533 .385 16.6 16.0 20.0 .323 .531 .395 50.5
2018 Slider 1.0 3 325 14.7 79 .261 .493 .378 29.7 30.4 19.8 .205 .354 .314 28.3
2018 Curveball -0.3 -1 231 10.4 43 .200 .400 .336 30.8 30.2 19.1 .138 .294 .279 22.7
2018 Changeup 1.9 4 207 9.4 46 .238 .571 .367 26.0 21.7 14.9 .191 .485 .318 28.1
2018 Cutter -0.2 0 141 6.4 35 .222 .296 .334 30.2 25.7 22.5 .187 .218 .298 16.7
2018 Split-Finger 0.2 0 70 3.2 18 .188 .438 .269 33.3 33.3 18.2 .201 .441 .321 45.5
2018 Sweeper -8.6 -1 13 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 16.7 .182 .200 .171 0.0
2018 Slurve 2.5 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -2 547 35.4 147 .301 .406 .352 12.7 8.2 8.3 .302 .409 .342 32.2
2017 Sinker -1.4 -4 299 19.4 89 .279 .430 .319 9.7 6.7 8.8 .314 .511 .360 37.5
2017 Slider -1.7 -4 221 14.3 55 .180 .460 .291 36.7 36.4 23.5 .156 .311 .229 22.6
2017 Changeup -1.5 -2 170 11.0 44 .190 .357 .274 27.2 22.7 17.9 .186 .313 .233 18.8
2017 Curveball -1.2 -2 150 9.7 32 .233 .300 .263 22.2 9.4 6.5 .216 .329 .260 25.9
2017 Cutter -4.2 -4 97 6.3 20 .158 .263 .205 25.0 30.0 23.1 .221 .320 .254 15.4
2017 Split-Finger -6.5 -3 40 2.6 12 .000 .000 .000 25.0 16.7 25.0 .192 .252 .185 20.0
2017 Knuckleball 11.9 1 10 0.6 3 1.000 1.333 1.017 11.1 0.0 0.0 .522 .690 .522 100.0
2017 Sweeper -17.8 -1 5 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 50.0 100.0 .157 .164 .143 100.0
2017 Slurve -13.8 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .107 .122 .096 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 310 1,270 -9 -7 11 3 -2
2015 649 2,513 -11 -20 15 9 -7
2016 581 2,380 -16 -5 14 12 5
2017 406 1,543 -15 -23 8 9 -20
2018 527 2,204 8 -18 16 10 16
2019 162 655 6 -10 1 4 1
2020 174 755 -2 -13 1 3 -12
2021 380 1,551 -12 -20 6 6 -20
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,528 42.8 65.9 84.8 29.2 66.1 44.0 24.4 44.8 19.5 5.0 70.1
2016 2,401 41.6 69.0 86.4 29.8 63.9 42.4 22.1 46.1 21.5 4.9 75.4
2017 1,544 46.9 72.8 87.3 30.2 65.3 43.2 34.0 50.1 19.1 6.2 85.3
2018 2,213 45.7 69.9 82.6 24.5 58.4 41.3 26.1 45.3 23.9 6.0 78.8
2019 679 43.5 78.2 78.0 29.2 45.4 40.9 29.3 50.5 32.7 5.0 87.9
2020 755 43.7 73.0 66.8 34.6 40.1 41.9 37.4 51.4 42.8 5.6 83.3
2021 1,551 46.5 69.6 80.1 29.4 47.1 42.7 32.7 48.1 30.6 6.4 80.0
Player 11,671 44.2 69.9 82.7 29.0 58.6 42.6 27.8 47.1 24.6 5.6 78.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 47 54 44 38 54 57 42 72 98 72 52 59 61 50 88
2016 63 75 63 50 69 52 44 64 93 68 45 63 55 43 60 82
2017 24 49 27 24 30 18 22 25 87 23 82 25 75 32 57 28
2018 67 37 65 71 63 70 70 50 89 50 42 83 52 70 72 24
2019 92 51
2020 23 18 47 60 9 61 83 95 95 93 2 32 1 14 67 84 30
2021 34 18 40 52 29 36 61 64 97 86 15 59 15 36 54 29 25
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.9 22 21.0 1 9 16 10 45.5
2017 23.3 11 11.4 0 4 10 4 36.4
2018 23.4 23 25.8 -3 11 16 14 60.9
2019 24.1 6 7.3 -1 3 3 5 83.3
2020 23.1 7 7.1 0 2 6 3 42.9
2021 23.6 11 12.2 -1 4 6 7 63.6
Player 23.3 80 84.8 -5 33 57 43 53.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 22 23 14 27 22 17 24 20 20 17 17 29 21 18 23 26 15 18 21 22 19 13 27 28 21 20 22 29 23 21 13
2017 11 12 6 11 12 10 13 10 8 10 10 13 13 12 11 13 10 10 14 10 14 12 15 16 11 10 9 16 14 12 6
2018 23 33 19 27 25 22 29 28 21 19 23 30 33 24 23 27 24 23 26 29 29 25 35 30 22 21 24 25 34 23 21
2019 6 10 6 9 8 7 8 9 7 5 6 8 8 6 7 7 5 6 7 9 9 7 9 8 6 6 7 8 9 6 6
2020 7 9 6 8 7 8 8 7 5 6 6 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 9 7 8 9 9 7 6 8 8 8 6 4
2021 11 14 10 11 11 11 13 13 10 11 11 12 13 12 12 15 12 12 14 11 12 13 14 14 11 12 13 11 13 11 13
Player 80 101 61 93 85 75 95 87 71 68 73 99 94 78 83 95 73 76 90 90 90 78 109 105 78 75 83 97 101 79 63
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.9 89.9 0.0 86.5 -3.4 88.9 2.4 89.5 0.6 92.9 3.4 89.9 -3.0
Launch Angle 10.4 14.0 3.6 13.1 -0.9 20.1 7.0 19.2 -0.9 20.8 1.6 15.9 -4.9
Barrel % 4.4 6.0 1.6 3.8 -2.2 9.4 5.6 9.6 0.2 12.6 3.0 9.6 -3.0
Hard Hit % 39.8 40.0 0.2 30.6 -9.4 37.8 7.2 30.4 -7.4 51.6 21.2 48.3 -3.3
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.5 34.5 4.0 30.3 -4.2 33.6 3.3 31.7 -1.9 36.8 5.1 32.5 -4.3
xBA .257 .273 0.016 .259 -0.014 .244 -0.015 .229 -0.015 .223 -0.006 .232 0.009
BA .256 .258 0.002 .251 -0.007 .254 0.003 .242 -0.012 .153 -0.089 .208 0.055
xwOBA .312 .337 0.025 .303 -0.034 .339 0.036 .296 -0.043 .301 0.005 .316 0.015
wOBA .304 .331 0.027 .297 -0.034 .353 0.056 .305 -0.048 .232 -0.073 .275 0.043
xSLG .386 .441 0.055 .393 -0.048 .445 0.052 .409 -0.036 .417 0.008 .411 -0.006
SLG .381 .463 0.082 .391 -0.072 .499 0.108 .425 -0.074 .325 -0.100 .354 0.029
K% 18.6 20.3 1.7 14.6 -5.7 21.9 7.3 29.3 7.4 37.4 8.1 27.2 -10.2
BB% 8.4 9.0 0.6 6.6 -2.4 11.4 4.8 7.2 -4.2 7.5 0.3 9.4 1.9
Swing % 44.8 46.1 1.3 50.1 4.0 45.3 -4.8 50.5 5.2 51.4 0.9 48.1 -3.3
Whiff% 19.5 21.5 2.0 19.1 -2.4 23.9 4.8 32.7 8.8 42.8 10.1 30.6 -12.2
In Zone % 42.8 41.6 -1.2 46.9 5.3 45.7 -1.2 43.5 -2.2 43.7 0.2 46.5 2.8
Out of Zone % 57.2 58.4 1.2 53.1 -5.3 54.3 1.2 56.5 2.2 56.3 -0.2 53.5 -2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 29.2 29.8 0.6 30.2 0.4 24.5 -5.7 29.2 4.7