Video: Gregory Polanco’s 9-3 putout robs Keyvius Sampson of first hit, RBI

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Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco took away what would have been Reds starter Keyvius Sampson‘s first career hit and RBI when he fired a throw to first baseman Pedro Alvarez for a 9-3 putout in the second inning. The hit would have¬†extended the Reds’ lead to 3-0 at the time.

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Polanco now has 13 outfield assists on the year, the second-most in the National League behind teammate Starling Marte‘s 15. Opposing right fielder Jay Bruce is third with 11.