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A.J. Pollock | Outfielder

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 196
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Notre Dame
Contract: view contract details

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Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart said Monday that he has spoken to A.J. Pollock about a long-term deal.
Pollock had a fantastic 2015 season with the Snakes, slashing .315/.367/.498 with 20 homers, 39 stolen bases, and 111 runs in 157 games while playing very good defense in center field. The 27-year-old will be eligible for salary arbitration for the first time this winter. He is under Arizona's control through 2018. Oct 5 - 1:23 PM

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A.J. Pollock reached base three times in five plate appearances as the Diamondbacks pulled out a 4-3 win in 11 innings versus the Rockies on Tuesday.

Pollock walked twice and doubled, but scored only once. It's been a breakout year for the outfielder, currently carrying a .317/.369/.499 triple-slash line with 19 home runs, 75 RBI, 107 runs scored, and 37 stolen bases with above-average defense. He'll be drafted much, much earlier in fantasy leagues in 2016. Pollock went 168th overall in Yahoo leagues going into the 2015 season.
Sep 30 - 1:33 AM

A.J. Pollock had a grand slam and an RBI single to lead the Diamondbacks to a 6-3 win over the Padres on Friday.

A lot of writers probably won't be willing to include two Diamondbacks on their MVP ballots, but Pollock certainly deserves consideration for a spot on the bottom half of ballots. He's hitting .318 with 19 homers and 36 steals, all while playing some of the best center-field defense in the league.
Sep 26 - 1:30 AM

A.J. Pollock went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Diamondbacks defeated the Dodgers on Tuesday.

Pollock broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning with an RBI ground out, then hit the first of back-to-back solo home runs with Paul Goldschmidt in the seventh. The outfielder is now on an 11-game hitting streak. He's batting .321/.369/.503 with 18 home runs, 70 RBI, 104 runs scored, and 36 stolen bases.
Sep 23 - 1:07 AM

A.J. Pollock hit a three-run home run as the Diamondbacks rallied late to overcome the Padres on Tuesday.

The Diamondbacks entered the seventh inning down 3-1 but rallied for five runs. Pollock's three-run home run off of Kevin Quackenbush was right in the middle of it. He finished 1-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base along with the homer. The outfielder, on a modest five-game hitting streak, is batting .312/.361/.491 with 17 home runs, 65 RBI, 98 runs scored, and 35 stolen bases.
Sep 16 - 1:14 AM

A.J. Pollock hit a two-run home run that capped a four-run inning as the Diamondbacks came back to beat the Rockies 5-3 in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

With the score tied at 3-3 in the seventh inning, Pollock went oppo boppo against Rockies reliever Jairo Diaz for the two-run shot. Pollock finished 2-for-5 in the game. The 27-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down after a career year, as he's now batting .321/.373/.497 with 15 homers, 60 RBI, 93 runs scored -- most in the National League -- and 33 stolen bases through 128 games.
Sep 2 - 1:51 AM

A.J. Pollock went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Monday's loss to the Rockies.

Pollock increased the Diamondbacks' lead to 3-0 in the third inning, drilling a two-run homer to left field off of Chad Bettis. So continues a terrific season for the outfielder, batting .320/.372/.489 with 14 home runs, 58 RBI, 91 runs scored, and 33 stolen bases.
Sep 1 - 12:14 AM

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

It's a routine day off. Ender Inciarte is in center field in Pollock's place.
Aug 30 - 12:18 PM

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

It's just a day of rest. Ender Inciarte is handling center field while Pollock sits.
Aug 23 - 11:46 AM

A.J. Pollock had a big night Friday against the Reds, going 4-for-5 with a solo homer, two stolen bases, and three runs scored.

Pollock also had a single and a double. It's his second straight four-hit game. On the strength of a big August, his batting average is now up to .321 on the year, the highest it's been since June 13. He has been a fantasy monster all year long.
Aug 22 - 12:34 AM

A.J. Pollock had four hits, three RBI and a stolen base against the Reds on Thursday.

Without a doubt, Pollock has been this year's best player who isn't the best player on his own team. He's batting .316 with 46 extra-base hits, 83 runs scored and 30 steals as Paul Goldschmidt's sidekick, all while playing Gold Glove-caliber defense in center field.
Aug 20 - 11:10 PM

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

It's just a day of rest. Ender Inciarte is in center field in Pollock's place.
Aug 16 - 11:24 AM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Diamondbacks may consider signing A.J. Pollock to a long-term deal this offseason.

"He's a big, big piece of what we're trying to do," general manager Dave Stewart said. Pollock sports a .312/.366/.477 batting line with 12 homers, 49 RBI, 27 stolen bases and a league-leading 77 runs this season. The 27-year-old is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter, so he's going to be a Diamondback for a while even if an extension can't be ironed out.
Aug 14 - 11:29 AM

A.J. Pollock went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in a win over the Phillies on Tuesday.

Pollock had three of the team's 15 hits in the contest, including a double. He also stole a base for the third straight game, giving him 27 steals on the year. The outfielder is batting .311/.366/.477 with 76 runs scored -- second-most in the National League -- in a breakout season.
Aug 12 - 1:57 AM

A.J. Pollock fell a double short of the cycle and stole a base as the Diamondbacks easily defeated the Phillies on Monday.

Pollock tripled and scored in the fifth, singled and scored in the sixth, and clubbed a two-run home run in the seventh inning. He didn't get a sixth plate appearance to attempt to complete the cycle. Pollock's terrific 2015 season is flying under most radars, as he's hitting .308/.363/.474 with 12 home runs, 49 RBI, 74 runs scored, and 26 stolen bases.
Aug 11 - 12:50 AM

Depth Charts

C1Welington Castillo
2Chris Herrmann
3Oscar Hernandez
4Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Chris Owings
2Aaron Hill
3Phil Gosselin
SS1Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
2Brandon Drury
LF1David Peralta
2Peter O'Brien
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Socrates Brito
RF1Ender Inciarte
2Yasmany Tomas
3Gabby Guerrero
Starting Pitcher
S1Patrick Corbin
2Rubby De La Rosa
3Robbie Ray
4Chase Anderson
5Zack Godley
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Ziegler
2Daniel Hudson
3David Hernandez
4Randall Delgado
5Josh Collmenter
6Matt Reynolds
7AJ Schugel
8Silvino Bracho
9Matt Stites
10Andrew Chafin
11Enrique Burgos
12Keith Hessler
13Jake Barrett
14Evan Marshall