ANDthe pitcher,Tyler Glasnow to undergo Tommy John surgery to repair the partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, although he is still awaiting medical examination.
According to information from ESPN, Glasnow intends to perform the surgery, but will be reviewed by Dr. Keith Meister so that he can recommend what is best, although the path he takes will leave him out for the remainder of the season.
When Glasnow is at his best he achieves enviable numbers. In 37 starts over the past three seasons, he’s 16-4. with a 2.80 ERA and 290 strikeouts in 206 innings.
Pitchers usually take a minimum of 12 months to go back from Tommy John, and the moment when Glasnow It leaves open the possibility that he could return to the Rays for the pennant race next season.