THE BIG HURT: Navigating the sticky wickets

By Jim Ferretti and Matt Cederholm

Tyler Glasnow is out for a couple of months at least, and possibly much longer, with a forearm strain and a partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). He blames the injury on grip changes he was forced to make when he stopped using a sunscreen/rosin mix to improve his grip: "I had to put my fastball deeper into my hand and grip it way harder… I'm choking the s--- out of all my pitches."

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