By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco has found a new home.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man Who Survived COVID-19 Undergoes Transplant After Virus Resurfaces And Attacks Heart
The Toronto Blue Jays announced Tuesday that the team has signed Polanco to a minor league deal.
Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports the new Blue Jay will report to Triple-A Buffalo.
Gregory Polanco will report to triple-A Buffalo. Intriguing look at a talented player who has struggled the past two seasons. https://t.co/VuEWQyuON6READ MORE: Toddler Taken To Hospital With Gunshot Wound, Police Investigating
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) September 1, 2021
The Pirates placed Polanco on waivers on Aug. 22 and designated him for assignment six days later.
So far this season, Polanco has a .208 batting average, tallying 70 hits, 11 home runs and 36 RBIs.MORE NEWS: Suspect Sought In Penn Hills Shooting That Injured 17-Year-Old Boy
Polanco signed with the Pirates in 2009 at age 17 and was the team’s longest-tenured player.