30 Players: Polanco Looks To Improve On Hot Start For Pirates

CBS St. Louis

By: Rich Arleo

CBS Local Sports, in our ?30 Players 30 Days? spring training feature, profiles one young player from each Major League Baseball team leading up to opening day.

Gregory Polanco, Outfielder, Pittsburgh Pirates

2014 season (Minors): 69 G, 274 AB, .328 BA, 7 HR, 51 RBI, 16 SB, .894 OPS

2014 season (Majors): 89 G, 277 AB, .235 BA, 7 HR, 33 RBI, 14 SB, .650 OPS

With Andrew McCutchen in center field and Starling Marte in left, the Pirates are one piece away from having one of the best young outfields in baseball. And they have that piece in Gregory Polanco, it?s just a matter of getting him to fit right and stick in right field in the bigs.

Polanco split his time almost evenly between Triple-A and the Majors last year, making his big league debut in June and starting off his career with…

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