Gregory Polanco
RF | B/T: L/L | 6' 5" 240LBS | Age: 31

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 382 336 38 70 11 36 14 .208 .283 .354 .637
8 Seasons 3220 2883 399 696 96 362 98 .241 .309 .409 .718
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .208 11 36 14 .637
8 Seasons .241 96 362 98 .718

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
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 .444 .353 .338 .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 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 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, 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 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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-Seamer -2.3 -14 586 37.8 140 .171 .309 .251 28.7 29.3 22.4 .228 .443 .325 56.5
2021 Slider -0.9 -2 245 15.8 71 .254 .305 .284 41.2 36.6 30.2 .185 .244 .262 37.8
2021 Sinker -0.2 0 221 14.2 52 .283 .478 .355 17.1 11.5 11.3 .296 .513 .380 61.0
2021 Changeup -1.1 -2 198 12.8 45 .125 .325 .262 36.1 24.4 15.9 .249 .476 .349 37.9
2021 Curveball -0.9 -2 192 12.4 40 .154 .282 .198 36.8 35.0 20.0 .166 .304 .214 32.0
2021 Cutter -1.4 -1 83 5.4 22 .263 .474 .340 23.8 13.6 14.3 .251 .443 .350 43.8
2021 Splitter 4.8 1 26 1.7 10 .500 .800 .555 25.0 30.0 21.4 .424 .645 .456 42.9
2020 4-Seamer -3.0 -9 299 39.6 73 .147 .235 .191 41.8 38.4 25.7 .205 .326 .251 53.7
2020 Slider -2.3 -3 119 15.8 25 .043 .174 .136 46.9 40.0 20.8 .156 .381 .260 38.5
2020 Curveball -1.3 -1 104 13.8 24 .130 .391 .204 48.9 50.0 33.3 .182 .457 .272 58.3
2020 Sinker -0.9 -1 103 13.6 23 .211 .316 .278 32.7 21.7 18.5 .337 .466 .377 53.3
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 5.3 2 42 5.6 12 .333 .778 .521 33.3 25.0 30.0 .364 .737 .516 50.0
2020 Splitter -2.9 0 4 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer 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 -1.7 -1 79 11.6 19 .111 .278 .189 30.8 36.8 21.2 .126 .185 .160 9.1
2019 Curveball 1.5 1 74 10.9 17 .188 .500 .306 48.5 47.1 27.6 .156 .287 .215 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 Splitter -0.3 0 15 2.2 6 .333 .333 .300 41.7 50.0 37.5 .154 .175 .140 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.7 6 779 35.2 178 .237 .512 .348 21.5 18.5 15.9 .261 .492 .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 0.7 2 348 15.7 83 .260 .479 .370 30.3 31.3 20.2 .208 .350 .311 29.2
2018 Curveball -0.3 -1 233 10.5 43 .200 .400 .336 30.8 30.2 18.8 .138 .294 .279 22.7
2018 Changeup 1.8 4 209 9.4 47 .233 .558 .360 26.7 23.4 15.9 .186 .474 .311 28.1
2018 Cutter -0.4 0 131 5.9 33 .200 .280 .327 28.8 24.2 21.1 .177 .206 .297 11.8
2018 Splitter 0.4 0 68 3.1 17 .200 .467 .285 31.4 29.4 16.1 .215 .470 .339 45.5
2017 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 546 35.4 148 .306 .410 .355 12.7 8.1 8.3 .304 .410 .343 32.8
2017 Sinker -1.5 -5 299 19.4 88 .271 .424 .313 9.8 6.8 8.8 .311 .510 .359 36.7
2017 Slider -2.1 -5 241 15.6 59 .167 .426 .271 36.1 35.6 23.6 .153 .296 .220 23.5
2017 Changeup -1.4 -2 173 11.2 44 .190 .357 .274 26.8 22.7 17.9 .186 .313 .233 18.8
2017 Curveball -1.1 -2 144 9.3 31 .241 .310 .271 23.0 9.7 6.7 .224 .340 .268 26.9
2017 Cutter -4.6 -4 91 5.9 20 .158 .263 .205 26.2 30.0 23.1 .221 .320 .254 15.4
2017 Splitter -6.0 -2 35 2.3 10 .000 .000 .000 25.0 20.0 28.6 .209 .279 .201 25.0
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
! 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 7 -17 16 10 16
2019 162 655 6 -10 1 4 1
2020 174 755 -2 -13 0 3 -12
2021 380 1,551 -13 -20 6 7 -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 42.6 65.9 84.8 29.3 66.3 44.0 24.4 44.8 19.5 5.0 70.6
2016 2,401 41.5 68.9 86.3 29.9 64.0 42.4 22.1 46.1 21.5 4.9 75.4
2017 1,544 46.8 72.9 87.3 30.2 65.3 43.1 34.0 50.1 19.1 6.2 85.3
2018 2,213 45.7 69.9 82.5 24.6 58.5 41.3 26.1 45.3 23.9 5.9 78.6
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 42.0 37.4 51.4 42.8 5.6 83.3
2021 1,551 46.4 69.7 80.1 29.4 47.1 42.6 32.7 48.1 30.6 6.4 80.0
Player 11,671 44.2 69.9 82.7 29.0 58.7 42.6 27.8 47.1 24.6 5.5 78.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! 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
2015 47 55 44 38 53 57 42 73 98 72 52 59 61 49 88
2016 63 75 63 50 69 52 44 64 93 68 45 63 55 42 57
2017 24 49 27 24 30 18 22 25 87 23 82 25 75 33 54 21
2018 65 37 64 71 63 70 70 50 89 50 42 83 52 69 68 21
2019 92 50
2020 23 19 46 60 9 61 83 95 95 93 2 32 1 14 66 84 35
2021 34 17 40 52 28 36 61 64 97 86 15 59 15 35 56 23 27
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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 22.4 0 9 17 10 45.5
2017 23.3 11 11.4 0 4 10 4 36.4
2018 23.4 23 25.0 -2 9 19 10 43.5
2019 24.1 6 7.6 -2 3 3 5 83.3
2020 23.1 7 7.1 0 3 5 3 42.9
2021 23.6 11 12.6 -2 4 7 7 63.6
Player 23.3 80 86.1 -6 32 61 39 48.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 22 24 29 19 25 25 17 25 23 15 29 20 18 20 20 24 24 25 15 23 32 14 19 24 19 24 30 22 15 22 30
2017 11 13 14 12 11 12 10 11 13 7 11 10 10 8 10 14 10 14 7 12 14 10 9 14 14 10 15 10 13 11 14
2018 23 32 26 23 25 27 22 32 24 17 25 27 19 20 23 26 22 33 20 23 25 26 24 27 27 29 30 20 24 22 31
2019 6 9 8 7 7 8 7 11 8 7 9 10 5 7 6 8 7 9 6 6 8 5 6 7 9 8 8 6 7 8 11
2020 7 6 7 6 7 8 0 9 7 6 8 7 6 6 6 8 8 8 4 7 6 7 7 8 7 8 8 6 8 6 9
2021 11 13 12 12 12 16 11 14 11 13 14 14 11 10 11 14 13 13 12 11 11 12 12 14 12 13 14 12 13 11 16
Player 80 97 96 79 87 96 67 102 86 65 96 88 69 71 76 94 84 102 64 82 96 74 77 94 88 92 105 76 80 80 111
! 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 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.9 89.9 0 86.5 -3.4 88.9 2.4 89.5 0.6 92.9 3.4 89.9 -3
Launch Angle 10.4 14 3.6 13.1 -0.9 20.1 7 19.2 -0.9 20.8 1.6 15.9 -4.9
Barrel % 4.4 6 1.6 3.8 -2.2 9.4 5.6 9.6 0.2 12.6 3 9.6 -3
Hard Hit % 39.8 40 0.2 30.6 -9.4 37.8 7.2 30.4 -7.4 51.6 21.2 48.3 -3.3
Sweet Spot % 30.5 34.5 4 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 .338 0.035 .296 -0.042 .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 .444 0.051 .409 -0.035 .417 0.008 .411 -0.006
SLG .381 .463 0.082 .391 -0.072 .499 0.108 .425 -0.074 .325 -0.1 .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 0.6 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 45.3 -4.8 50.5 5.2 51.4 0.9 48.1 -3.3
Whiff% 19.5 21.5 2 19.1 -2.4 23.9 4.8 32.7 8.8 42.8 10.1 30.6 -12.2
In Zone % 42.6 41.5 -1.1 46.8 5.3 45.7 -1.1 43.5 -2.2 43.7 0.2 46.4 2.7
Out of Zone % 57.4 58.5 1.1 53.2 -5.3 54.3 1.1 56.5 2.2 56.3 -0.2 53.6 -2.7
Out of Zone Swing % 29.3 29.9 0.6 30.2 0.3 24.6 -5.6 29.2 4.6 34.6 5.4 29.4 -5.2
First Pitch Swing % 24.4 22.1 -2.3 34 11.9 26.1 -7.9 29.3 3.2 37.4 8.1 32.7 -4.7
First Pitch Strike % 57.4 53.5 -3.9 62.3 8.8 57.9 -4.4 56.9 -1 63.2 6.3 62.8 -0.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 559 72 12.9 .316 .359
2017 L 404 55 13.6 .299 .281