Injury Updates

Tyler Glasnow to Miss the Start of the Regular Season

Tyler Glasnow to Miss the Start of the Regular Season

Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed pitching prospect Tyler Glasnow will miss the start of the 2014 season due to a tight lower back. Glasnow said he felt his lower back tighten up two weeks ago when running. He's been throwing some bullpens, including one bullpen yesterday. Prior to the injury he threw two innings in an intrasquad game. However, the minor injury has prevented him from pitching in a game and getting built up for the regular season.

Glasnow is scheduled to throw a sim game on Monday, which will probably be two innings. From there, he will build up his innings count. That will include starts in extended Spring Training. The usual progression to build a pitcher up involves that pitcher going on the following schedule, throwing every five days:

Start 1: Two Innings (Sim Game...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Injury Updates

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

More in Injury Updates

Francisco Cervelli Shut Down For the Remainder of the 2017 Season

Alan SaundersSeptember 18, 2017

Josh Harrison Placed on the Disabled List, Pirates Recall Chris Bostick

Tim WilliamsSeptember 3, 2017

Braeden Ogle has Season-Ending Knee Surgery

John DrekerAugust 24, 2017

Injury Updates: Gregory Polanco and Francisco Cervelli Aren’t Close to a Return

Alan SaundersAugust 23, 2017

Gage Hinsz to Disabled List with Scapular Stress Fracture

John DrekerAugust 23, 2017

Austin Meadows Makes a Quick Return, Hitting a Double in First Rehab Game

Tim WilliamsJuly 28, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2017 Pirates Prospects