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Jorge Polanco | Shortstop | #11

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/5/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 198
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / MIN
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Jorge Polanco went 3-for-6 and added a stolen base against the Braves on Wednesday.
The trio of singles boosted his batting average to .320 in 97 at-bats. The 23-year-old rookie has been bounced back-and-forth from the majors to the minors several times over the last three seasons. He makes frequent contact and should have enough power to make him interesting in fantasy leagues. Aug 17 - 11:50 PM

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Jorge Polanco will start at shortstop Monday against the Astros.

This will be his second straight start at shortstop. With Byron Buxton now in the minors, Eddie Rosario will start in center field while Danny Santana will play left.
Aug 8 - 5:25 PM

Jorge Polanco finished the game 2-for-4 with two RBI in the Twins' loss on Saturday.

He drove in two runs with a single in the ninth inning to draw the Twins within four, but that was as close as they could get. He is now batting .315/.377/.556 in 54 at-bats. He has been getting everyday playing time since being called up from Triple-A last week.
Aug 6 - 9:35 PM

Twins recalled INF Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

He's taking the spot of Eduardo Nunez, who was just traded to the Giants for left-handed pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia. Polanco has put up decent numbers at Triple-A, hitting .276 with nine homers, six triples, 39 RBI and five steals in 75 games for Rochester. He spent a little time with the Twins earlier this year, batting .231 with one homer and four RBI over 13 games for the big club.
Jul 28 - 11:00 PM

Twins optioned INF Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester.

Polanco has already been up and down multiple times this season. He's 6-for-26 (.231) in the majors.
May 23 - 1:03 PM

Twins recalled INF Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

Polanco had been with the big league club but was optioned to Triple-A on Tuesday to make room for Trevor Plouffe who returned from the disabled list. The 22-year-old is 1-for-7 (.143) in his limited action with the Twins this season.
May 7 - 8:05 AM

Twins optioned INF Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester.

The move clears the way for Trevor Plouffe's return from the disabled list. Polanco has already had two stints with the Twins this season and should be back again at some point this summer.
May 3 - 12:21 AM

Twins recalled INF Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

Polanco went 1-for-6 in a short stay with the Twins earlier this month. He can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
Apr 26 - 7:12 PM

Twins optioned INF Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester.

The Twins needed to make room for Tyler Duffey, who is slated to start in place of Ervin Santana (back) on Sunday. Polanco doubled and drove in a run during his four-game stint with Minnesota.
Apr 23 - 5:11 PM

Twins recalled INF Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

He'll serve as a backup infielder with Trevor Plouffe (intercostal) on the shelf. Polanco, 22, appeared in four games with the Twins last season and was batting .286 (10-for-35) with one homer and three doubles through his first 10 games at the Triple-A level this year.
Apr 19 - 10:51 AM

Twins optioned INF Jorge Polanco to Triple-A Rochester.

Polanco picked up eight hits in 28 at-bats this spring. He'll be up with the big club at some point this season.
Mar 18 - 9:14 AM

Jorge Polanco homered and doubled Wednesday as part of the Twins' 7-4 victory over the Red Sox.

Polanco debuted for the Twins as a 20-year-old in 2014, but he's played just five games in four stints with the club since. He wouldn't seem to be a threat to make the team this year, either, but he's still a fine prospect with a lengthy career ahead of him as either a starting shortstop or a utilityman.
Mar 2 - 4:54 PM

Twins optioned INF Jorge Polanco to Double-A Chattanooga.

Polanco was only with the club for a couple of days to provide infield depth while Trevor Plouffe was away on paternity leave. He should get another chance with the big league club in September.
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 11:21:00 PM

Twins recalled INF Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

He'll be up for a few days while Trevor Plouffe is on paternity leave. Polanco has hit .297/.338/.395 with four homers and 15 steals between Double- and Triple-A this season.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 11:57:00 PM

Twins SS prospect Jorge Polanco contributed four hits and a stolen base Sunday for Triple-A Rochester.

He's hitting a robust .366 since getting called up from Double-A Chattanooga earlier this month. Polanco had a two-game stint with Minnesota earlier this year but the Twins want him to improve his defense. The 22-year-old has committed a whopping six errors over his last 10 games.
Source: MILB.com
Mon, Jul 13, 2015 02:48:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Kurt Suzuki
2Juan Centeno
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3B1Trevor Plouffe
LF1Robbie Grossman
CF1Eddie Rosario
2Danny Santana
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Miguel Sano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Kyle Gibson
3Hector Santiago
4Pat Dean
5Andrew Albers
6Phil Hughes
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brandon Kintzler
2Ryan Pressly
3Trevor May
4Michael Tonkin
5Taylor Rogers
6Buddy Boshers
7Tommy Milone
8JT Chargois
9Glen Perkins
10Ryan O'Rourke
11Pat Light
12Alex Wimmers