BRADENTON, Fla. - By this point, I think I've covered almost everything involving Tyler Glasnow's new changeup. There's the fact that he has a new grip. Then there's the complete history of the changeup, going into extreme detail on the pitch, and how he got to this point. I've written over 5,500 words on the subject in the last week, to the point where you might even start getting sick of hearing about it.
But there's one thing I haven't written about yet, and that's the other side. Glasnow threw against live hitters for the second time today, going up against Josh Harrison and Gregory Polanco, among others. Polanco is left-handed and Harrison is right-handed, so I talked with both after practice, getting their opinion on what they saw from the pitch.
Gregory Polanco From the Left Sid...
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