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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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Pirates | Gregory Polanco batting ninth

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:48:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is batting ninth and playing right field against Chicago White Sox SP John Danks Wednesday, June 17.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) has a .179/.207/.179 slash line against left-handed pitchers. So at his cap hit, FantasyScore players should view Polanco as an extremely risky investment Wednesday.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco not in lineup Tuesday

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:51:17 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is not in the lineup Tuesday, June 16, against the Chicago White Sox. 3B Josh Harrison is in right field, and SS Jung Ho Kang is at third base in place of Harrison.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) was benched Monday because the White Sox had a lefty pitcher, and Tuesday appears to be the same reason. Sit Polanco in FantasyScore daily games.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco not starting Monday

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:56:28 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Carlos Rodon Monday, June 15. OF Jose Tabata will start in right field and is batting sixth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) likely is sitting out because the team if facing a left-handed starter. Tabata ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) has done well in his limited playing time this season, but owners may be able to find a better option to use in their lineups.

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Pirates | Gregory Polanco not in the lineup

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:07:51 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels Sunday, June 14. OF Sean Rodriguez will start in right field and is batting fifth.

Fantasy Tip: Polanco ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) usually sits out against left-handed pitchers. Rodriguez ($2,300, 4.6% of cap) has been used as a defensive replacement for most of the season and is probably not a great option on FantasyScore.

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