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Tyler Glasnow Struggles With Control and Stolen Bases in Season Debut

Tyler Glasnow Struggles With Control and Stolen Bases in Season Debut

PITTSBURGH — Tyler Glasnow set out to fix a lot of his problems this offseason. He wanted to command his fastball better, be shorter to the plate to cut down on the running game, he changed his changeup grip with the hopes of that pitch becoming more of a weapon and continued to try to be more pitch efficient.

In short, Glasnow had a lot of work to do. In his first start of the season against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, he looked like a pitcher that still has a lot of work to do.

The running game was an issue from the get-go as Billy Hamilton singled to lead off the game and then immediately stole second. Glasnow walked five, gave up five stolen bases and allowed five runs in 1.2 innings as the Reds rolled to a 7-1 victory.

Tyler Glasnow's start -- Baseball Savant

His comman...

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