Tyler Glasnow Creates Rays History With His New Deal

Tyler Glasnow of the Tampa Bay Rays #20 looks on before a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at TD Ballpark on May 21, 2021 in Dunedin, Florida.
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Tampa Bay Rays Keep reminding us that all MLB franchises are capable of delivering their best players: whether or not they do so will depend entirely on preference.

On Friday, he announced a one-year, $25 million extension with the right hand, one of his best pitchers ever. tyler glasnow,

The deal may not seem like much in the big picture, but it represents a historic commitment to the franchise.

,# rays A team record $25M will play Glasnoe in 2024. They will get $5.35M in 2023,” Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times tweeted Friday afternoon.

That’s the price for one of the sport’s most talented right-wingers in his prime time.

Glasnow may inject some much-needed life into Rays’ crews

The 29-year-old Glasnow was unbelievable in 88 innings last year, with 2.66 ERAs and 123 strikeouts, while conceding just 27 bases off balls.

the problem is he blew his elbow over the summer and he needed to tommy john Surgery.

He missed the rest of 2021 and a large part of 2022.

In fact, he hasn’t returned yet.

However, he is aiming to return at the end of September: if he manages to do so, he could be of great help to the Rays in the post season.

The team still does not know whether he will be positioned as a starter or as a reliever for the remainder of 2022, when he returns.

In any case, he’ll inject some much-needed punch to a pitching staff that’s been capable, but lacks an ace-type this year. Shane McClanahan,

One-two punches in the playoffs could be something else for Tampa, but in a more likely scenario, Glasnow is returning as a multiple-innings reliever.

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