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A.J. Pollock | Outfielder | #11

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (17) / ARZ
Contract: view contract details

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Diamondbacks and OF A.J. Pollock avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $7.75 million contract.
He received a $1 million raise in what was his final year of arbitration eligibility. Pollock will hit the open market next winter as part of an impressive free agent cast. Jan 12 - 1:03 PM

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A.J. Pollock went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Friday's playoff loss to the Dodgers.

His third-inning shot was the first of four solo home runs surrendered by Clayton Kershaw in the ballgame. Pollock had a .266 batting average with 14 homers, 49 RBI and 73 runs scored in 112 games this year for the Diamondbacks.
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 02:33:00 AM

A.J. Pollock hit his 14th home run of the season in Saturday's loss to the Royals.

Pollock also walked and scored in the game. The homer, a no-doubter into the fountain in left-center field, gave the D'backs a fleeting 2-1 lead in the sixth inning. A .267/.332/.473 line with 14 homers, 49 RBI, 73 runs scored and 20 steals in 111 games would be a good year for some, but it's a disappointing total given what we've seen of Pollock's ability when healthy. Alas, health will likely always be an issue for the 29-year-old, limiting his upside as a fantasy commodity. If he ever does play a full slate of games again, though, the return will almost assuredly outweigh the cost.
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 12:26:00 AM

A.J. Pollock had a three-run homer, a walk and two runs scored Wednesday in the Diamondbacks' 13-7 win over the Padres.

The Diamondbacks scored 11 runs in the final four innings of the game, with Pollock's blast putting the contest out of reach in the top of the ninth. Pollock has three hoemrs in two days and 15 RBI in his last seven games. 27 of his 47 RBI on the season have come in his last 26 games.
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 01:20:00 AM

A.J. Pollock finished 3-for-3 with a double, two solo home runs and a walk across three at-bats in Saturday's 6-2 loss in San Diego.

Pollock did his part with three of his team's four hits, but the rest of the offense took the night off. He has come alive lately, posting 12 RBI over his past six outings after managing 32 RBI through his first 97 outings.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 01:28:00 AM

A.J. Pollock drove in four runs for the second straight day Thursday against the Rockies.

Pollock has 20 RBI in his last 21 games, matching his total from his first 78 games. He's doubled in four straight games now (he also homered on Wednesday).
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 08:03:00 PM

A.J. Pollock went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and an RBI double as the Diamondbacks topped the Rockies 8-2 on Wednesday.

It's the first three-hit game for Pollock since July 21. He's gone from leading off to batting second to mostly hitting sixth of late. Ideally, he'd work his way back up to the top of the order before the postseason starts.
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 02:22:00 AM

A.J. Pollock finished 1-for-3 with a pair of walks and a run scored in Tuesday's road win against the Dodgers.

Pollock has hit safely in each of his past seven outings, driving in a total of eight runs during the span. While the outfielder has failed to clear the fences in four games so far in September, he has two extra-base hits and three walks.
Wed, Sep 6, 2017 04:16:00 AM

A.J. Pollock crushed a two-run homer as the Diamondbacks routed the Dodgers 8-1 to complete a three-game sweep on Thursday.

Pollock victimized Dodgers' starter Kenta Maeda in the third inning, increasing the club's lead to 7-1. He also drew a walk in the contest. The dymanic outfielder is now hitting .264/.323/.453 with nine homers, 29 RBI and 17 stolen bases on the season.
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 07:28:00 PM

A.J. Pollock crushed his eighth home run of the year as the Diamondbacks defeated the Dodgers on Tuesday.

Pollock opened the scoring in the first inning, tagging Dodgers' starter Rich Hill for a two-run blast. It wound up being his lone hit in four at-bats in the contest. He's now hitting .263/.319/.446 with eight homers, 26 RBI and 17 stolen bases on the season.
Wed, Aug 30, 2017 12:57:00 AM

A.J. Pollock is not in the Diamondbacks' starting lineup on Thursday against the Mets.

Reymond Fuentes will start in center field and bat seventh versus Mets right-hander Rafael Montero. This appears to be a routine day of rest for Pollock, who went 0-for-2 with two walks on Wednesday night.
Thu, Aug 24, 2017 10:56:00 AM

A.J. Pollock hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning Monday as the Diamondbacks defeated the Mets 3-2.

It proved to be a huge home run for the Wild Card-hunting Diamondbacks after Michael Conforto answered with a solo shot off Fernando Rodney in the bottom of the 10th. Pollock isn't having a very good August overall and is up to just six home runs in 79 games this season, but the dynamic 29-year-old center fielder certainly possesses the goods to finish strong down the stretch.
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 11:30:00 PM

A.J. Pollock is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Sunday.

Pollock is just getting a breather, as is Brandon Drury. Gregor Blanco and Ketel Marte are getting starts.
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 11:41:00 AM

A.J. Pollock had two hits, including a double, and a run scored in Thursday's win over the Cardinals.

It was Pollock who led off the fourth inning with a double against Cardinals starter Luke Weaver after Weaver had been stingy through the first three innings of work. That set the table for J.D. Martinez's grand slam three batters later, the only runs either team would score in the game. Pollock was less successful on the basepaths, twice getting caught stealing by Cards rookie catcher Carson Kelly. He'd only been caught twice in 16 attempts coming into the night. When healthy, the 29-year-old is hitting .303/.347/.502 with five homers, 18 RBI, 40 runs scored and 14 steals in 56 games this year.
Thu, Jul 27, 2017 11:51:00 PM

A.J. Pollock finished 3-for-5 with two doubles, a two-run home run, two runs scored and four RBI in Monday's win against the Braves.

Pollock was a bit sluggish for several games after coming off the 10-day disabled list July 2 after battling groin and quadriceps injury. However, he has picked up the pace over the past week and a half, going 14-for-34 (.412) with five doubles, two triples, two homers and six RBI over the past nine outings.
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 01:51:00 AM

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