Gregory Polanco

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About

MLB outfielder nicknamed "El Coffee" who made his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2014. He was previously the South Atlantic League Player of the Year with the West Virginia Power.

Before Fame

He was originally a pitcher due to his being left-handed and debuted with the Dominican Pirates in the Dominican Summer League in 2009.

Trivia

Upon being called up to the majors, he became just the third player in Pirates history to earn a hit in each of his first seven MLB appearances.

Family Life

Both of his parents are police officers.

Associated With

He appeared in his first major league game on June 9, 2014 following an appendix injury to Pirates second baseman Neil Walker.