Tyler Glasnow’s Adjustments in Triple-A Have Him Earning Another Shot in Pittsburgh

Tyler Glasnow has made a few key changes since going down to Indianapolis. Photo Credit: David Hague
Tyler Glasnow’s Adjustments in Triple-A Have Him Earning Another Shot in Pittsburgh

INDIANAPOLIS — Tyler Glasnow needed two innings to get himself pointed in the right direction after being optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Now, he might be close to getting near the finish line and returning to the Pirates.

Glasnow’s statistics have been impressive, but are nearly identical to what he did during his time with the Indians last season. He has a 1.61 ERA and 1.01 WHIP in 10 starts with Indianapolis this season, compared to a 1.87 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 20 starts at the Triple-A level last year.

But this is a different Glasnow away from his pitching line, somebody who seems more relaxed, confident, and comfortable with his recent performances. And that could translate to better success when he returns to the major league level.

“It seems like he’s freed up mentally...

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