by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
Pirates' Tyler Glasnow: Added to 40-man roster
Glasnow was added to the 40-man roster Friday. Glasnow split time between Double-A and Triple-A last season, posting a sub-2.50 ERA with more than 9.0 K/9 at both stops. The 22-year-old has been working as a starter in the minors, but could work his way into a bullpen role with the big league team next season.
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow racking up the punchouts in Double-A
Pirates pitching prospect Tyler Glasnow has returned to Double-A following his recovery from an ankle injury in late May. After missing a month, Glasnow has made three starts with Double-A Altoona, going 1-0 with a 1.84 ERA in 14 2/3 innings. He has posted an impressive 22:3 K:BB ratio in those three appearances, and seems to have put the ankle injury behind him. Overall this season, pitching between Double-A and Class A, Glasnow owns a 2.55 ERA with 57 punchouts in 49 1/3 innings. He was the Pirates' fifth-round draft pick in 2011.
by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer
Pirates SP Tyler Glasnow on DL in minors with ankle injury
Pirates starting pitcher prospect Tyler Glasnow was placed on the minor-league disabled list Wednesday due to a sprained right ankle he suffered May 6, per MiLB.com. Glasnow suffered the injury while sliding into second base. Glasnow, who is pitching for Double-A Altoona, missed one start before returning to action Saturday. However, he lasted just 3 2/3 innings, while allowing a season-high six runs (five earned). Glasnow, who is considered the 13th-best prospect by MLB.com, is 2-2 with a 2.76 ERA in six starts this season. He has 29 strikeouts in 29 1/3 innings.
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Pirates send five to minor-league camp
The Pirates have sent Tyler Glasnow, Wilfredo Boscan, Adrian Sampson, Angel Sanchez and Keon Broxton to minor-league camp, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
Tyler Glasnow ready for his season debut
Pirates pitching prospect Tyler Glasnow will make his season debut Friday at Class A Bradenton. Glasnow missed the beginning of the season due to a back injury, but has been able to progress during extended spring games. Glasnow was rated as the 46th best prospect in the game at the start of the year, according to Baseball America.
by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer
Confidence in changeup fueling Tyler Glasnow's breakout
Pirates starting pitcher prospect Tyler Glasnow tossed a career-best six scoreless innings Tuesday for Class A West Virginia, improving to 5-2. He allowed three hits and one walk, while striking out seven. "I felt good in my bullpen before [the game]," Glasnow said, per MLB.com. "I was trying to slow my tempo down. I feel like the first inning of a lot of my games have just been kind of fast-paced, just trying to get through it. Today, everything felt good and slow. I felt like I could work with my offspeed [stuff] more." Glasnow has a 2.48 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in 17 starts. He also has 110 strikeouts in 76 1/3 innings. Glasnow, who is considered the Pirates' 17th-best prospect by MLB.com, is 5-5 with a 2.28 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in 29 career outings (28 starts). He is also striking out 12.1 batters per nine innings. "It's like night and day from the beginning of the season or from last year," he said "These past seven or eight starts, I've been working with our pitching coach, Jeff Johnson, and he's changed my whole my mindset on changeups. I feel just as confident, if not more confident, in my changeup than my fastball some games."