Rays would-have-been ace Tyler Glasnow was sidelined by a forearm strain on May 10, but has slowly been rehabilitating his arm to the point he was able to throw a bullpen today.
And the reports from that bullpen are positive!
#Rays Glasnow “optimistic” after 15 pitch all fastball bullpen, says chances are “very high.” Will rehab to come back as a reliever, at least initially.— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August 19, 2019
Topkin further reported the chances that Glasnow will be able, “to pitch for #Rays in September are ‘very high,’” per per the player. Topkin also reported it is possible he could be used as an opener.
This was the first bullpen Glasnow has thrown since his injury, having previously been limited to playing catch amidst various recovery setbacks this year.
Also rehabbing on the pitching front, Cy Young winner Blake Snell is working his way back on schedule: