PITTSBURGH — There have been many games in his brief MLB career that Tyler Glasnow has had a good amount of strikeouts.
His career high is seven, coming in five innings at Chicago back in April. He struck out six against Milwaukee in May and has struck out five four times. None of his starts have lasted more than six innings, so that adds up to an impressive 9.4 K/9 for his career.
But many of those games weren’t positive outings for the young pitcher. In a quest for strikeouts, he elevated his pitch counts, helping to shorten his outings and also leading to sequences where his command left him on the wrong side of the edges of the strike zone. Instead of putting pitches on the black — where they needed to be for strikeouts — he ended up walking batters, which was compounding by his ...
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