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Pirates | Gregory Polanco on a hot streak

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:16:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is batting .326 with seven extra base hits since July 12.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has struggled at times this season but has at least one hit in 12 of his last 13 games. Owners on FantasyScore could consider using Polanco in their lineup while he is on his hot streak.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco wins game

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 23:26:40 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco's 10th-inning single gave his team a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, July 12.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) gave his team a big lift. Even though he has a .231-3-21 line, Polanco has 17 stolen bases so his speed has been a big factor. He doesn't carry much value in FantasyScore other than speed, but his intangibles have helped Pittsburgh.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco into leadoff spot

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:53:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is batting leadoff against San Diego Padres SP James Shields Monday, July 6.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) could see an extended look batting first with Josh Harrison (thumb) expected to miss six weeks, so Polanco's fantasy stock has the potential to skyrocket. He has struggled to fully to take off this season, but he has 37 runs and 17 stolen bases, so there is upside for those columns to be padded even more going forward.

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Pirates | Jung Ho Kang starting at 3B

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 08:05:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang will start in the field and hit fifth in the order Sunday, July 5, against the Cleveland Indians and RHP Danny Salazar. 2B Josh Harrison will start in right field, and OF Gregory Polanco comes out of the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Kang ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) has gone 2-for-19 in his last four starts, and he doesn't have an extra-base hit since June 17. FantasyScore owners should look for an option with a higher floor.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco batting leadoff

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:32:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is batting in the leadoff spot against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, June 30.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) has a .231 average and seven steals in the top spot, so the Pirates may be playing the leadoff game with Polanco in the hopes to establish speed. His value goes up significantly in FantasyScore.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco out of the lineup

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:10:15 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is not in the starting lineup against Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood Sunday, June 28. OF Gorkys Hernandez will start in right field and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) is not playing because the team is facing a left-handed pitcher. Hernandez was recently called up from the minors but should not be a starting option in any fantasy league.

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Pirates | No Starling Marte vs. Reds

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:25:22 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is not in the starting lineup Thursday, June 25. 3B Josh Harrison is starting in right field and batting first, and OF Gregory Polanco is starting in left field and batting second against Cincinnati Reds SP Anthony DeSclafani Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Marte ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) left a game last week with an ankle injury, but it is likely just a night off for the outfielder Thursday. Make sure to avoid him in FantasyScore contests and keep an eye out for updates concerning any potential injuries. Harrison ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) and Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) are worth considering for daily contests Thursday, but neither are lineup locks.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco in leadoff spot

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:44:20 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is hitting leadoff against Cincinnati Reds SP Josh Smith Tuesday, June 23. 3B Josh Harrison moves down to the No. 5 spot in the order.

Fantasy Tip: Most of the Bucs starters are worth considering for a stack in your FantasyScore lineups tonight against Smith, who's making a spot start for his major league debut. Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) looks especially attractive as a value play while hitting atop the order.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco not in Sunday's lineup

Sun, 21 Jun 2015 08:33:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco isn't in the starting lineup Sunday, June 21, against the Washington Nationals. OF Jose Tabata will start in right field and hit sixth in the order against LHP Gio Gonzalez.

Fantasy Tip: Tabata ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) received some negative attention for breaking up Max Scherzer's perfect game Saturday, when he failed to get out of the way of an inside pitch. While he's failed to get an extra-base hit this season, Tabata is hitting .364 against southpaws, and he can be used in GPP lineups.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco up to sixth

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:35:09 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco has been bumped up to sixth in the batting order Thursday, June 18, against the Chicago White Sox and RHP Jeff Samardzija.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) has been juggled throughout the batting order of late, as he continues to struggle at the plate. Polanco doesn't have enough upside to justify his price at this point.

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