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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
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A.J. Pollock is not in the Diamondbacks starting lineup on Saturday.
He was forced to leave Friday's game due to tightness in his hamstring, and it sounds as though manager Chip Hale wants to give him an extra day just to be safe. Cliff Pennington is starting in left field and will bat ninth for the D'Backs. Aug 1 - 3:48 PM

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A.J. Pollock was removed from Friday's game against the Astros due to tightness in his hamstring.

The Diamondbacks are calling his early exit purely precautionary. He's considered day-to-day and should be able to rejoin the Diamondbacks lineup at some point over the weekend.
Jul 31 - 11:24 PM

A.J. Pollock went 3-for-5 with a double, triple, two RBI and a run scored versus the Brewers on Thursday.

Pollock is one of the most underrated fantasy players in the sport, one of its only five-category barbarians. Pollock is hitting .307 and is on pace for 19 homers, 76 RBI, 107 runs and 34 steals.
Jul 24 - 1:16 AM

A.J. Pollock is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup on Wednesday.

Pollock will get a rest with tough righty Jose Fernandez toeing the slab for the Marlins. Ender Inciarte will start in center field with Pollock on the bench.
Jul 22 - 6:42 PM

A.J. Pollock went 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and a run scored Friday against the Mets.

Pollock doubled to begin the game before stealing second base and scoring on a sacrifice fly from Paul Goldschmidt. The 27-year-old has now hit safely in eight straight games and has a .304/.349/.471 batting line with 11 home runs, 42 RBI, 19 stolen bases, and 57 runs scored the year. He continues to be a five-category stud in fantasy leagues.
Jul 10 - 10:19 PM

A.J. Pollock lifted a three-run home run, powering the Diamondbacks past the Rangers on Wednesday.

Pollock put the exclamation point on a five-run second inning with a three-run home run off of Matt Harrison. He finished 2-for-4 with a walk. The outfielder, named to the 2015 NL All-Star team, has hit safely in all seven games to begin the month of July. Five of those games have featured multiple hits. Pollock is hitting a terrific .304/.347/.469 with 11 home runs, 42 RBI, and 18 stolen bases.
Jul 8 - 11:34 PM

A.J. Pollock went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two steals versus the Rockies on Saturday.

Pollock is 18-for-23 stealing bases this year, which is a big reason why he's been an elite fantasy outfielder. He entered the season with 27 steals in 243 games as a major leaguer. His 18 this year have come in 80 games.
Jul 5 - 1:37 AM

A.J. Pollock went 2-for-5 with a homer and two runs scored in Thursday's 8-1 win versus the Rockies.

Pollock hit his 10th homer of the year off Chris Rusin in the sixth inning. The outfielder has been an unsung fantasy stud so far this year. He's batting .301 and is on pace for 21 homers, 74 RBI, 107 runs and 33 steals. That type of production would threaten for a top-five fantasy outfielder finish.
Jul 3 - 1:13 AM

A.J. Pollock is absent from the Diamondbacks' lineup Sunday.

It appears to simply be a day of rest. David Peralta is in center field with Pollock out, while Cliff Pennington is covering left.
Jun 28 - 1:12 PM

A.J. Pollock went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in Thursday's loss to the Rockies.

It was another productive day for Pollock, who also drew a walk, scored a run, and stole a base. The 27-year-old continues to be a five-category stud for fantasy owners this season, batting .307 with nine home runs, 35 RBI, 15 stolen bases, and 47 runs scored over 71 games.
Jun 25 - 7:00 PM

A.J. Pollock went 1-for-4 with a two-run double as the Diamondbacks lost to the Dodgers on Monday.

The Diamondbacks were down 9-0 in the sixth inning when Pollock plated two runs with his double, so it didn't matter much. Pollock has been remarkably productive over 236 plate appearances, batting .321/.369/.495 with seven home runs, 27 RBI, 40 runs scored, and 14 stolen bases.
Jun 9 - 12:55 AM

A.J. Pollock went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and a steal in the Diamondbacks' 7-2 victory over the Mets on Friday.

To think it was just last month that Pollock was on the bench in favor of Ender Inciarte three times in a seven-game span. He's a true full-timer now with Mark Trumbo gone, and he's excelling, with a .330 average, seven homers, 39 runs scored and 14 steals in 206 at-bats.
Jun 6 - 12:53 AM

A.J. Pollock gave the Diamondbacks a lead they wouldn't relinquish in the seventh inning with a two-run home run Tuesday versus the Braves.

Pollock went yard off of Brandon Cunniff to give the Diamondbacks a 7-6 lead in the seventh inning. He went 2-for-5 on the evening, also knocking in a run with a ground out. Pollock continues to do it all for the D'Backs, batting .314/.365/.474 with six home runs, 22 RBI, 34 runs scored, and 13 stolen bases.
Jun 3 - 1:02 AM

A.J. Pollock went 3-for-4 with a walk, four runs scored, and three stolen bases as the Diamondbacks beat the Marlins on Wednesday.

Pollock stole home in the fifth inning when starter David Phelps appeared to have David Peralta picked off at first base. It was quite a productive outing for the outfielder, a night after clubbing a game-winning home run. He's batting .298/.346/.418 with four home runs, 15 RBI, 27 runs scored, and nine stolen bases.
May 20 - 10:23 PM

A.J. Pollock pinch-hit in the eighth inning and slugged a two-run home run which broke a tie and helped the D'Backs beat the Marlins on Tuesday.

Pollock pinch-hit for David Peralta against lefty reliever Mike Dunn. Manager Chip Hale's move paid off, as Pollock's blast broke a 2-2 tie and proved to be the deciding factor in the win. Pollock has four round-trippers on the year along with 15 RBI and a .285/.331/.409 triple-slash line.
May 19 - 10:07 PM

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C1Welington Castillo
2Jarrod Saltalamacchia
3Oscar Hernandez
4Gerald Laird
5Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Chris Owings
2Aaron Hill
3Phil Gosselin
SS1Nick Ahmed
2Cliff Pennington
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1David Peralta
2Ender Inciarte
CF1A.J. Pollock
RF1Yasmany Tomas
Starting Pitcher
S1Patrick Corbin
2Chase Anderson
3Rubby De La Rosa
4Jeremy Hellickson
5Archie Bradley
6Robbie Ray
7Zack Godley
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Ziegler
2Daniel Hudson
3David Hernandez
4Andrew Chafin
5Oliver Perez
6Randall Delgado
7Josh Collmenter
8Addison Reed