The hype around Pirates pitching prospect Tyler Glasnow appears to grow with every start the young right-hander makes and after Saturday's performance against visiting Lakewood that trend looks like it will continue.

Tyler Glasnow had 10 stirkeouts and just one walk in West Virginia's win on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Tom Bragg)

Glasnow has been one of those 75 pitches/5 innings guys so far this season which makes what he has been able to accomplish that much more impressive. Saturday's line? Five innings pitched, five hits allowed, zero runs, one walk and 10 strikeouts. In his last two starts he has tallied 14 strikeouts to just two walks in 10 innings. Let that sink in.

On Saturday the 19-year old from California was on his game from the start with three first-inning punchouts (wi...

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