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Tigers now in first

...DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers haven't had a winning streak like this in more than a dozen years. Brandon Inge and Placido Polanco homered and the Tigers won their seventh consecutive game, beating the Minnesota Twins, 5-3 on Thursday, for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/19/bas_82027.shtml
Baseball
Three solo homers help sink Braves

PHILADELPHIA --- The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen finished what Cole Hamels started, and Placido Polanco, Jayson Werth and Shane Victornio provided the offense.Each of them hit solo home runs Sunday, and the Phillies' bullpen worked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-05-09/three-solo-homers-help-s
Baseball | Braves | Sports
Poor fielding part of first-round story

...their playoff pals handling every grounder, popup and throw with ease. So far, this October is all about those Es.Placido Polanco, Scott Rolen and Evan Longoria were among a half-dozen Gold Glovers who turned into postseason bobbleheads during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-14/poor-fielding-part-first
Baseball | Sports
Phillies' protest denied

...operating officer, rejected manager Larry Bowa's protest stemming from Florida's 8-7, 12-inning win Wednesday. Placido Polanco led off the ninth with a hit to left field. The ball got stuck under the padding on the wall, prompting outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/bas_413229.shtml
Baseball
Lowe shines in Atlanta win

...Lee's 16 strikeouts for the Phillies.Shane Victorino singled to start the seventh for the first hit off Lowe, and Placido Polanco followed with a double. The right-hander then came out of the game with an apparent leg or foot injury.Lowe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-05-07/lowe-shines-atlanta-win
Baseball | Braves | Sports
Braves cough up early lead

...turn in the rotation as he continues to recover from shoulder surgery that sidelined him for most of last season. Placido Polanco hit a solo home run in the first and teammate Brandon Inge put the Tigers ahead 4-3 with a two-run shot in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/30/bra_516428.shtml
Braves
AL wrapup

...walked one. Granderson led off the game for the fifth time this season with a home run. His triple to right scored Placido Polanco and Chris Shelton. Polanco was playing for the first time since Aug. 15 when he separated his left shoulder. WHITE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/24/bas_97994.shtml
Baseball
Phillies hold off Braves' late rally

...back-to-back singles after 7 1/3 hitless innings, was buried under a flurry of Philly squibs, none more harmful than Placido Polanco's game-tying single just over the leap of first baseman Robert Fick in the eighth. There was, however, one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/20/bra_378945.shtml
Braves
Braves bolster bullpen

...spot with the Braves, who signed closer Billy Wagner to a $7 million, one-year deal on Wednesday. PHILLIES: Placido Polanco is putting aside his Gold Glove and switching positions to have a chance at winning a championship. Polanco returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/04/bra_558092.shtml
Braves
MLB notes

...On Wednesday, cold and 40 mph wind gusts turned fly balls into adventures. "That's just not baseball," said Placido Polanco, who spent most of last year's postseason playing in a hooded sweat shirt. Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/06/bas_123444.shtml
Baseball