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Pollock to have surgery, miss 6 to 8 weeks

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Sunday confirmed center fielder A.J. Pollock will need surgery after he suffered a fracture in his right hand Saturday night. Manager Kirk Gibson said the team's hand specialist, Dr. Don Sheridan, will perform the surgery sometime in the next few days and early estimates suggest a six-to-eight-week recovery period. The D-backs placed Pollock on...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pollock’s Injury Shuffles Outfield

The Arizona Diamondbacks received a major blow Saturday night when outfielder A.J. Pollock’s right hand was shattered by a Johnny Cueto fastball. Pollock is off to a great start this season, hitting .316 with a .366 on-base percentage and .554 slugging percentage.  Pollock has 6 home runs and 15 RBIs in 177 at bats. The 26-year old outfielder has been the Diamondbacks best player...
Via Sports Blog Talk
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Pollock fractures hand, could miss 6-8 weeks

Arizona Republic The Arizona Diamondbacks were dealt a blow.  A.J. Pollock, the teams starting center field exited the game against the Cincinnati Reds with a and injury.  The injury was later determined to be a fracture. A.J. Pollock was removed from tonight’s game with a fractured right hand. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) June 1, 2014 The injury was sustained when Pollock...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs lose Pollock to fractured hand

PHOENIX -- A.J. Pollock's potential breakout season will be disturbed by a break. Pollock, who had blossomed as a leadoff hitter in the last week, suffered a fractured right hand when he was struck by a pitch from Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto in the eighth inning of a 5-0 loss Saturday and will be placed on the disabled list today, manager Kirk Gibson said. Pollock was told...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome home: Pollock walks off Padres

PHOENIX -- At first, A.J. Pollock claimed he was just trying to hit a gap. But after a few minutes of speaking to reporters, the remnants of a celebratory dirt bath on the floor around him, the Diamondbacks center fielder came clean. "I was trying to be a little greedy," Pollock said, grinning. "I wanted that thing to go over the fence." Whether or not he actually...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Diamondbacks celebrate A.J. Pollock’s walk off home run

  Walk-offs are fun. It looks like the Diamondbacks agree, as they mob center fielder A.J. Pollock as he reaches home plate on his first career walk off home run. Pollock went 3-for-5 with 2 RBIs and scored twice in Arizona’s 7-5 win over San Diego on Memorial Day. The D-backs are no strangers to walk-offs, as they had 13 in 2013, and Miguel Montero already belted a home run for...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hottest hitter in baseball? Pollock just trusting the process

PHOENIX -- A.J. Pollock has reached the tip-of-the-cap stage of his career. It is a good sign, an indication of a player who has found his sweet spot and isn't being swayed by whimsy or the ill effects of the previous at-bat. "It messes with your mind, baseball," Pollock said. "You have so many elements that you don't have control over. It is very hard to accept...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Pollock makes sensational wall-crashing, bobble catch

The Diamondbacks would pretty much like to forget about Tuesday night's 5-0 loss to the Cardinals, all except A.J. Pollock's bone crunching catch in centerfield.Pollock chased down Yadier Molina's towering hit and crashed into the wall before bobbling the elusive ball and securing it in his mitt.Even Cardinals fans gave the skilled fielder a round of applause after...
Via The Other Paper
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Pollock due for a cool down: Week 8 MLB Transaction Trends

A.J. Pollock joined Yasiel Puig in just edging out Smith for NL Player of the Week honors. Despite a .371 BABIP his 19.9 K% is limiting his average to a still impressive .315. A LD% of 12.7 compared to a ground ball rate of 49.0 indicates that Pollock’s more of a flavor of the week than a reality. Week 8 MLB Transaction Trends: Catcher Added: Devin Mesoraco (Cin), Derek Norris ...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Pollock catches fly ball amid swarm of bees (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock caught a fly ball amid a swarm of bees in the first inning of Thursday's game against San Francisco.The game started on time despite the bees congregating in the outfield, and wouldn't you know it, Giants batter Angel Pagan led off the game with a fly ball to center field. Pollock showed...
Via Holdout Sports
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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