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Gregory Polanco
RF | B/T: L/L | 6' 5" 240LBS | Age: 30

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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 % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 24 2528 475 21 4.4 89.9 115.6 10.4 30.5 .251 .377 .304 .305 .343 40.4 18.6 8.4
2016 25 2401 415 25 6 89.9 113.7 14 34.5 .269 .433 .331 .332 .386 40.6 20.3 9
2017 26 1544 320 12 3.8 86.5 112.1 13.1 30.3 .259 .392 .297 .303 .328 30.6 14.6 6.6
2018 27 2213 351 33 9.4 88.9 112.9 20.1 33.6 .243 .441 .353 .337 .390 37.8 21.9 11.4
2019 28 679 104 10 9.6 89.5 113.7 19.2 31.7 .226 .404 .305 .293 .385 30.4 29.3 7.2
2020 29 755 95 12 12.6 92.9 114.2 20.8 36.8 .223 .417 .232 .301 .452 51.6 37.4 7.5
2021 30 1551 240 23 9.6 89.9 116.2 15.9 32.5 .228 .400 .275 .312 .390 48.3 27.2 9.4
11671 2000 136 6.8 89.3 116.2 14.9 32.5 .248 .409 .310 .316 .371 39.4 21.9 8.8
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 887 57.2 213 187 39 25 6 0 8 49 142 .209 .242 .369 .447 .285 .337 92.5 15 25.3 19.2
2021 Breaking 440 28.4 112 99 21 16 3 1 1 41 62 .212 .175 .293 .260 .247 .240 84.5 14 39.6 25.9
2021 Offspeed 224 14.4 55 50 10 4 3 1 2 14 36 .200 .281 .420 .500 .296 .366 86.5 19 35.0 16.9
2020 Fastballs 444 58.8 108 96 17 9 6 0 2 36 62 .177 .246 .302 .392 .239 .304 94.0 20 39.0 24.7
2020 Breaking 223 29.5 49 46 4 1 0 0 3 22 25 .087 .169 .283 .419 .168 .266 91.5 26 47.7 26.2
2020 Offspeed 88 11.7 17 15 3 1 0 0 2 7 8 .200 .238 .600 .574 .367 .382 89.5 11 48.1 24.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
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
2016 39.5 20.2 31.1 9.2 47 29.9 23.1 1.9 28.9 26.7 27.7 6.7 6
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
2018 34.2 29.6 22.5 13.7 42.7 37.3 19.9 2 27.1 32.8 21.1 7.1 9.4
2019 36.5 24 25 14.4 49 31.7 19.2 0 31.7 32.7 19.2 4.8 9.6
2020 33.7 27.4 30.5 8.4 44.2 35.8 20 3.2 16.8 30.5 28.4 8.4 12.6
2021 40 22.9 25 12.1 43.8 36.3 20 5.4 24.6 27.9 22.9 8.8 9.6
40.6 22.8 26.4 10.3 42 35 22.9 2.9 30.1 27.9 24.3 6.6 6.8
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Splitter 4.8 1 26 1.7 10 .5 .8 .555 25 30 21.4 .415 .634 .45 42.9
2021 Cutter -0.8 -1 79 5.1 21 .278 .5 .383 22.5 9.5 10.5 .248 .426 .347 43.8
2021 Curveball -0.8 -2 190 12.3 39 .158 .289 .203 36 33.3 18.8 .172 .306 .219 32
2021 Changeup -1.1 -2 198 12.8 45 .125 .325 .262 36.1 24.4 15.9 .247 .466 .348 37.9
2021 Sinker -0.1 0 220 14.2 54 .292 .479 .358 19.4 14.8 14.5 .283 .487 .367 61
2021 Slider -1 -3 250 16.1 73 .246 .295 .276 41.9 38.4 31.5 .177 .231 .252 37.8
2021 4-Seamer -2.2 -13 588 37.9 138 .165 .306 .246 27.8 28.3 21.5 .224 .434 .324 56.5
2020 Splitter -2.9 0 4 0.5 1 0 0 0 50 100 100 0
2020 Cutter 5.3 2 42 5.6 12 .333 .778 .521 33.3 25 30 .364 .737 .516 50
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 84 11.1 16 .214 .643 .394 48.1 37.5 21.4 .255 .615 .406 50
2020 Curveball -1.4 -1 104 13.8 24 .13 .391 .204 47.9 50 32.4 .182 .457 .272 58.3
2020 Slider -2.2 -3 119 15.8 25 .043 .174 .136 47.6 40 21.3 .156 .381 .26 38.5
2020 Sinker -1.1 -1 105 13.9 25 .19 .286 .256 31.4 20 18.5 .367 .56 .417 58.8
2020 4-Seamer -2.8 -8 297 39.3 71 .152 .242 .196 42.4 39.4 25.7 .191 .292 .233 51.3
2019 Cutter -4.2 -2 39 5.7 6 .167 .167 .15 42.9 16.7 8.3 .163 .201 .16 20
2019 Splitter -0.3 0 15 2.2 6 .333 .333 .3 41.7 50 37.5 .154 .175 .14 0
2019 Curveball 1.5 1 74 10.9 17 .188 .5 .306 48.5 47.1 27.6 .156 .287 .215 50
2019 Slider -1.7 -1 79 11.6 19 .111 .278 .189 30.8 36.8 21.2 .126 .185 .16 9.1
2019 Sinker 3.8 3 86 12.7 23 .294 .471 .426 13.5 8.7 11.1 .37 .775 .53 46.7
2019 Changeup -0.6 -1 92 13.5 28 .214 .571 .323 37.5 28.6 29.6 .266 .643 .369 25
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 1 270 39.8 63 .293 .414 .337 29.8 28.6 26.5 .245 .352 .287 32.5
2018 Splitter 0.5 0 68 3.1 17 .2 .467 .285 31.4 29.4 16.1 .215 .47 .339 45.5
2018 Cutter -0.3 0 131 5.9 33 .2 .28 .327 28.8 24.2 21.1 .177 .206 .297 11.8
2018 Curveball -0.3 -1 233 10.5 43 .2 .4 .336 30.8 30.2 18.8 .138 .294 .279 22.7
2018 Changeup 1.9 4 209 9.4 47 .233 .558 .36 26.7 23.4 15.9 .186 .474 .311 28.1
2018 Slider 0.7 2 348 15.7 83 .26 .479 .37 30.3 31.3 20.2 .208 .35 .311 29.2
2018 Sinker 1.5 6 418 18.9 122 .314 .543 .394 14.3 14.8 18.9 .329 .541 .403 51.1
2018 4-Seamer 0.7 5 796 36 181 .235 .506 .342 22.6 19.3 16.5 .258 .482 .348 39.5
2017 Knuckleball 11.9 1 10 0.6 3 1 1.333 1.017 11.1 0 0 .522 .69 .522 100
2017 Splitter -5.9 -2 35 2.3 10 0 0 0 25 20 28.6 .209 .279 .201 25
2017 Cutter -4.5 -4 91 5.9 20 .158 .263 .205 26.2 30 23.1 .221 .32 .254 15.4
2017 Curveball -1 -1 144 9.3 31 .241 .31 .271 23 9.7 6.7 .224 .34 .268 26.9
2017 Changeup -1.9 -3 174 11.3 44 .19 .357 .253 26.8 22.7 17.5 .186 .313 .233 18.8
2017 Slider -2 -5 241 15.6 59 .167 .426 .271 36.1 35.6 23.6 .153 .296 .22 23.5
2017 Sinker -1.6 -5 286 18.5 85 .268 .415 .309 9.7 5.9 8.1 .317 .521 .366 37.7
2017 4-Seamer -0.1 0 558 36.1 151 .307 .416 .357 12.7 8.6 8.7 .301 .404 .339 32.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 310 1270 -10 -7 11 3 -2
2015 641 2484 -11 -21 15 9 -8
2016 569 2340 -18 -5 12 11 0
2017 406 1543 -15 -23 8 9 -20
2018 527 2204 8 -17 17 10 17
2019 162 655 6 -10 1 4 2
2020 174 755 -2 -13 1 3 -11
2021 380 1551 -12 -19 6 6 -19
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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 2528 42.6 65.8 84.7 29.4 66 44 24.4 44.8 19.5 5 70.4
2016 2401 41.6 68.7 86.4 29.8 64.6 42.5 22.1 46.1 21.5 4.9 75
2017 1544 46.9 72.9 87.3 30.1 65.2 43.1 33.9 50.1 19.1 6.2 85.3
2018 2213 45.7 69.9 82.6 24.5 58.4 41.3 26 45.3 23.9 5.9 78.6
2019 679 43.5 78.2 78 29.2 45.4 41.1 29.3 50.5 32.7 5 87.9
2020 755 43.7 73 66.8 34.6 40.1 42 37.4 51.4 42.8 5.6 83.3
2021 1551 46.5 69.6 80.1 29.4 47.1 42.6 32.7 48.1 30.6 6.4 80
11671 44.2 69.9 82.7 29 58.7 42.6 27.7 47.1 24.6 5.6 78.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 46 55 45 37 55 56 42 73 72 52 59 61 88
2016 64 74 61 49 69 52 44 65 68 45 63 55 57
2017 25 56 28 24 35 18 22 25 23 82 25 75 55 23
2018 67 39 64 69 64 69 69 49 50 42 83 52 68 15
2019 50
2020 24 20 47 60 9 61 83 95 93 2 32 0 66 86
2021 32 17 39 51 26 36 61 64 86 15 59 15 56 28
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 24.1 6 7.4 -1 3 4 4 66.7
2020 23.1 7 6.7 0 3 5 3 42.9
2021 23.6 11 12.5 -2 6 7 7 63.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 6 9 9 7 10 7 7 8 9 7 9 10 5 7 7 8 6 9 6 6 5 5 6 7 9 9 8 6 7 6 8
2020 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 8 7 6 8 7 6 6 6 8 5 6 5 7 5 6 6 8 6 8 8 6 8 6 8
2021 11 13 13 14 14 10 11 14 12 13 16 13 11 10 11 14 10 12 13 13 9 11 12 14 12 15 14 12 13 11 15
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 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 % 40.4 40.6 0.2 30.6 -10 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 .251 .269 0.018 .259 -0.01 .243 -0.016 .226 -0.017 .223 -0.003 .228 0.005
BA .256 .258 0.002 .251 -0.007 .254 0.003 .242 -0.012 .153 -0.089 .208 0.055
xwOBA .305 .332 0.027 .303 -0.029 .337 0.034 .293 -0.044 .301 0.008 .312 0.011
wOBA .304 .331 0.027 .297 -0.034 .353 0.056 .305 -0.048 .232 -0.073 .275 0.043
xSLG .377 .433 0.056 .392 -0.041 .441 0.049 .404 -0.037 .417 0.013 .4 -0.017
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 41.6 -1 46.9 5.3 45.7 -1.2 43.5 -2.2 43.7 0.2 46.5 2.8
Out of Zone % 57.4 58.4 1 53.1 -5.3 54.3 1.2 56.5 2.2 56.3 -0.2 53.5 -2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 29.4 29.8 0.4 30.1 0.3 24.5 -5.6 29.2 4.7 34.6 5.4 29.4 -5.2
First Pitch Swing % 24.4 22.1 -2.3 33.9 11.8 26 -7.9 29.3 3.3 37.4 8.1 32.7 -4.7
First Pitch Strike % 57.4 53.5 -3.9 62.2 8.7 57.7 -4.5 56.9 -0.8 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 402 55 13.7 .301 .281
2018 L 529 182 34.4 .348 .363
2019 L 166 85 51.2 .332 .280
2020 L 174 151 86.8 .316 .219
2021 L 380 304 80.0 .333 .261

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