View Full Version : Polanco drives in 5, Pirates crush Diamondbacks 12-1

05-25-2016, 08:27 AM
Thrust into the third spot in the lineup behind superstar teammate Andrew McCutchen earlier this month, Gregory Polanco knew it might take a while to get settled.

Or maybe not.

The rapidly maturing Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder is so hot at the moment, even his mishits are finding the seats. Polanco crushed a three-run homer off struggling Shelby Miller in the first inning and finished with a career-best five RBIs as the Pirates rolled by the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Tuesday night.

"You know you're in the middle of the lineup," Polanco said. "You're expected to hit. You're fighting every pitch, every at-bat."

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05-25-2016, 09:21 AM
even his mishits are finding the seats

Man, I am reading this the wrong way. :poop: :lol: