The only thing that can snap us out of Tommy John depression is the next crop of promising youngsters making their MLB debuts. Tomorrow, it will be Gregory Polanco’s turn.
The wait is over…. My dream has officially come true ⚾️ Pittsburgh, see you mañana!!
— Gregory Polanco ☕️ (@El_Coffee) June 10, 2014
In case you’re not familiar with him, Polanco is a 6-foot-4, 22-year-old outfielder who has spent the last few months dominating Triple-A with a .347 batting average. After a flurry of conflicting reports about the Pirates’ timetable for his promotion, Polanco will finally debut Tuesday night against the Cubs.
Here’s a look at the kind of thing he does to baseballs: