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Marlins place Placido Polanco on concussion list

MIAMI (AP) -- Miami Marlins third baseman Placido Polanco has been placed on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion. The move was made before Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Polanco was hit in the back of the helmet with a pitch Friday against San Francisco. The Marlins selected infielder Gil Velazquez from Triple-A New Orleans. They also transferred...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

More Miami Marlins Hilarity: Placido Polanco, Cleanup Hitter

Placido Polanco played for the Phillies from 2002-2005 and 2010-2012. Placido Polanco will always be one of my favorite Phillies players. Granted, most of it was for his 2002-2005 tenure. A professional hitter who made contact, in his prime he was considered one of the top two-hole hitters in the...
Via Philliedelphia
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins sign Polanco

Free-agent infielder Placido Polanco has signed a deal with the Florida Marlins, according to a report. The agreement includes incentives. The Miami Herald reported that the sides were close on a one-year, $2.75 million contract. Polanco became a free agent when the Phillies declined their half of the $5.5 million mutual option after the regular season. The 37-year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Buy Out Infielder Placido Polanco

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer's Bob Brookover, the Phillies have declined Placido Polanco's $5.5 million contract option for 2013.   They will instead pay a $1 million buyout to Polanco.  The oft-injured Polanco is no longer a sure bet.  It remains to be seen how healthy Polanco is or if he will seek playing again.   Polanco was perhaps most productive for the...
Via Philliedelphia
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Placido Polanco is Hurt Again; Phillies Future in Doubt

Just a few days after his activation, Placido Polanco appears to be hurt again.   The Inquirer's Matt Gelb reports that Polanco is out of the lineup because it hurts for him to field. Polanco was to alternate play with infielder Kevin Frandsen upon his return, but last night Polanco sat out his second game in a row.  Today will be the third and a disabled list stint is possible...
Via Philliedelphia
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Placido Polanco to DL with Injured Back

Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco heads to the 15-day DL with what is being referred to as lower back inflammation, according to Phils beat writer Todd Zolecki. A corresponding roster move will be announced before tomorrow’s game and could be any number of players ranging from Pete Orr or Kevin Frandsen to add infield depth or BJ Rosenberg or Tyler Cloyd to add pitching...
Via Phillies Nation
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies 3B Placido Polanco Reportedly Interests the Baltimore Orioles

A post last night reported some trade interest in Placido Polanco, namely from the Baltimore Orioles.  The Orioles likely would be interested in Polanco as a second baseman, since Robert Andino is hitting just .182. The Orioles would continue to be a good trade partner for the Phillies as Phillies Director of Player Development Joe Jordan was hired away from the Orioles...
Via Philliedelphia
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

The Rapid Turnaround of Placido Polanco

Polanco has remained healthy and has gotten hot at the plate. Will it last? Photo (AP)Placido Polanco was one of the Phillies biggest question marks headed into 2012. After a hot start in 2011 that lead to a starting All-Star nod, Polanco cooled off down the stretch. After returning from the disabled list on July 30, Polanco hit a very nice .284 but slugged a paltry .324, a far cry...
Via Phillies Nation
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Polanco Leaves Game vs. Blue Jays with Injured Finger

Placido Polanco left Saturday’s game against the Blue Jays with an injured fourth finger. Polly jammed it sliding back into first base on a pickoff attempt. He stayed in the game, but later was removed and replaced by Michael Martinez.The Phillies third baseman is coming off multiple surgeries this offseason, so they can ill afford to have him on the shelf once again.
Via Phillies Nation
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Polanco’s Promising April And His Subsequent Decline

We continue on with our 2011 Player Reviews with Placido Polanco.Placido Polanco started off the 2011 season in a  great way. He was the best Phillies hitter in the month of April, even earning the MVP for that first month by many bloggers and reporters. He hit .398/.447/.524 in his first 26 games, and drove in 19 runs while striking out just five times.But we all know what happened...
Via Phillies Nation
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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