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Pirates Notebook: Tyler Glasnow’s Next Appearance Will Be Out of the Bullpen

Pirates Notebook: Tyler Glasnow’s Next Appearance Will Be Out of the Bullpen

PITTSBURGH — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is keeping things series-to-series when it comes to his starting rotation, but he did lay out some future plans for Tyler Glasnow.

Glasnow lasted just 2.2 innings in his first start since being recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Sept. 13. His presence gives the Pirates seven players currently stretched out as starting pitchers, which makes it tough to give them all playing time.

As a result, Glasnow’s next opportunity will come out of the bullpen, as he’ll pitch behind Steven Brault on Wednesday.

“It’ll be a clean inning,” Hurdle said. “If Brault pitches five innings, there may be separation right here and then Glasnow will follow him up.”

In Glasnow’s major-league career, he’s pitched 17 times as a starter and three times as a reli...

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