Tyler Glasnow Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Tyler Glasnow :

NameTyler Allen Glasnow
NickNameTyler Glasnow
Date of BirthAugust 23, 1993
Age (2024)31 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownNewhall, California
Height6ft 8in
ProfessionAmerican professional baseball pitcher
ParentsGreg Glasnow, Donna Glasnow
PartnerMeghan Murphy
Salary 5.35 million USD (2023)
Net Worth50-60 Million USD

Who is Tyler Glasnow ?

Tyler Allen Glasnow, born on August 23, 1993, in Santa Clarita, California, is a prominent figure in American professional baseball, currently showcasing his talents as a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball (MLB). With a career trajectory that has seen him don the jerseys of the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Tampa Bay Rays, Glasnow has established himself as a formidable force on the pitcher’s mound.

Tyler Glasnow
Tyler Glasnow

Glasnow’s journey into baseball is rooted in his upbringing within an athletic family. His father, Greg, was involved in swimming and water polo, while his mother, Donna, excelled as a gymnast before transitioning into coaching. Additionally, his older brother, Ted, made his mark as a decathlete for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Such a lineage laid a solid foundation for Glasnow’s pursuit of excellence in sports.

Educated at William S. Hart High School in Santa Clarita, Glasnow’s talent on the baseball field garnered attention early on. His commitment to play college baseball for the University of Portland was a testament to his potential. However, fate had different plans as the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in the fifth round of the 2011 MLB draft, setting him on a professional path at a young age.

Facts about Tyler Glasnow :

  • Tyler Glasnow was born on August 23, 1993, in Santa Clarita, California.
  • He comes from an athletic family: father (swimmer/water polo player), mother (retired gymnast/coach), and brother (decathlete).
  • His parents have been hardwood retailers in Santa Clarita since 1979.
  • He attended William S. Hart High School, which produced other MLB pitchers.
Tyler Glasnow
Tyler Glasnow
  • Glasnow committed to play college baseball for the University of Portland.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted him in the 5th round of the 2011 MLB draft.
  • He signed with the Pirates for a $600,000 signing bonus.
  • Glasnow’s professional debut was in 2012 with the Gulf Coast Pirates (Rookie League).
  • In 2013, he played for the West Virginia Power (Class A) and set a franchise strikeout record.
  • He continued his success in 2014 with the Bradenton Marauders (Class A-Advanced).
  • A 2015 ankle sprain led to him playing at multiple levels (AA, A-Short Season, AAA).
  • Despite strong performances, he wasn’t promoted to the majors in 2015.
  • He was added to the Pirates’ 40-man roster after the 2015 season.
  • In 2016 with Indianapolis (AAA), he had a sub-2.00 ERA before his MLB call-up.
  • Glasnow made his MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in July 2016.
  • A shoulder injury cut short his initial starting stint in 2016.
  • He finished 2016 with a 0-2 record and a 4.24 ERA for the Pirates.
  • He began the 2017 season in the Pirates’ starting rotation.
  • Struggles with command led to him being sent back to AAA in June 2017.
  • He returned to Pittsburgh in September but finished the season with a losing record (2-7) and high ERA (7.69).

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