Placido Polanco 3B MIA 12 Months

Marlins activated INF Placido Polanco from the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Polanco displayed concussion symptoms after he was hit in the head by a pitch on August 16, but he managed to return as soon as he was eligible. The 37-year-old is batting just .253/.308/.292 with one home run and 21 RBI in 91 games this year.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Aug 19 '13

Marlins placed Placido Polanco on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Polanco hasn't played since getting hit by a pitch in the head Friday and will be reevaluated this week. Gil Velazquez has been called up from Triple-A New Orleans to replace him on the active roster.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jul 10 '13

Placido Polanco went 3-for-5 with three RBI in the win over the Braves on Wednesday.

Polanco entered with just 12 RBI on the season. It was his first three-RBI game since he had a grand slam on June 10, 2011. Polanco has been playing less recently with Ed Lucas and Donovan Solano both on the roster. He's a candidate to be traded if any contenders come calling later this month.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 26 '13

Placido Polanco went 2-for-4 with two RBI in the Marlins' 5-3 win over the Twins on Wednesday.

Polanco singled in the fifth inning and then launched a two-run shot over the left field fence in the bottom of the sixth inning that broke a 3-3 tie. The home run was Polanco's first of the season and he's batting just .239/.294/.286 in 62 total games played.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 16 '13

Placido Polanco went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.

It was his first start since last Monday, as he had been battling lower back stiffness. Polanco is still batting just .237/.297/.270 for the season, but if he can manage to stay healthy, a contender might view him as a decent bench option next month.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 16 '13

Placido Polanco appeared in Saturday's game against the Cardinals after a double-switch.

Polanco entered the game in the eighth inning and reached on a hit by pitch in his lone plate appearance. The infielder hadn't played since Monday due to lower back stiffness, but it appears that he'll be fine.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 11 '13

Placido Polanco (back) is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Brewers.

Polanco is sitting after he left Monday's game with lower back stiffness. Consider him day-to-day. Ed Lucas is filling in at third base Tuesday.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 10 '13

Placido Polanco left Monday's game in the sixth inning with lower back stiffness.

Polanco was injured when he went over the dugout rail after a foul ball earlier in the game. He can probably safely be considered day-to-day.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 09 '13

Placido Polanco went 1-for-8 with a run scored in his return to the lineup Saturday.

Polanco made his lone hit count, as he had a one-out single in the 20th inning before scoring the winning run in the marathon victory over the Mets. He had been out the last few games due to the flu.

Placido Polanco 3B MIA Jun 05 '13

Placido Polanco (illness) was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Phillies.

Polanco has now missed three straight game due to flu-like symptoms. Ed Lucas will continue to replace him at third base.