Jun 18, 2014, 11:21 PM EDT
Watch as Gregory Polanco smacks a fifth-inning RBI single Wednesday night against the Reds, becoming the first rookie in the long history of the Pirates to hit safely in each of his first eight games …
As noted in that highlight, the previous record of seven straight was held by Roberto Clemente.
Polanco, 22, is batting .385/.429/.487 with six RBI through his first eight games in the major leagues.
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