The Book on Tyler Glasnow
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Tyler Glasnow / RHP, PIT
Newhall, CA, USA
33 | 8/1/2014
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (9/18/2014): #25
MLB.com/MiLB.com Season Preview: #27
Scout.com/FOX Sports: #40
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: #46
Baseball Prospectus: #42
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
A towering righthander who's as good at intimidating hitters as he is at actually throwing baseballs, Pirate prospect Tyler Glasnow might not be as well-known as some of Pittsburgh's other pitching prospects, but his ceiling is just as high. He doesn't command it perfectly, but isn't afraid to use it inside as well as outside, which is enough to keep hitters skittish. Glasnow shows a big curve on occasion that's impressive when it works, and a changeup that's rough but promising. He's firmly a prospect of the 'good stuff, needs to master it' type. Another couple of years of easy repetition is all that's needed here. Give him a couple hundred more innings.
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