Tyler Glasnow comments on sticking with the Rays

Tyler Glasnow #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays throws a pitch during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals at Tropicana Field on June 08, 2021 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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tyler glasnowwho is currently rehabilitating a long term injury just received some excellent financial news.

Tampa Bay RaysHis team offered him $25 million in exchange for his talent for the 2024 campaign, and he said yes.

The Rays are leading him through the 2023 season, in which he is expected to make a little over $5 million.

Therefore, Tampa is buying out its first season of free agency eligibility.

Pitcher couldn’t be more excited about being in an organization that believed in him and helped shape his talent after coming from Pittsburgh.

Glasnow on signing with the Rays: ‘From day one I wanted to be there. The mindset of the organization. It’s a great work environment. They prioritize the good guys. The boys come from other places and Their first thing is ‘Is this true?!’ Yes it is,'” he said, according to Bally Sports’ Tricia Whitaker.

An elite pitcher with a spotty health record

Glasnow showed, especially in 2019 and 2021, that he is a top-class pitcher when he is healthy.

In 2019, he had a 1.78 ERA in 60.2 frames.

After a 4.08 ERA in 2020, the 2021 campaign was much better: he finished last season with a 2.66 ERA in 88 frames.

he was on his way to compete for cy young prize when he blew his hand and needed tommy john Surgery.

He is currently in the final stages of that recovery process, and may return to the Rays in some capacity at the end of September.

He is traditionally a starter, but building his hand as a reliever can guarantee an early return to the active roster.

It will depend on what Kiran wants to do with her, but her hand is talented enough to play anywhere.

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