The Pittsburgh Pirates have their fifth starter and it is one of their top prospects.

Following their exhibition tie with the Toronto Blue Jays, the news broke that Tyler Glasnow will be the team’s fifth starter.

Glasnow had an up and down spring as he finished with a 5.65ERA. However, he showed enough flashes of brilliance to earn the job. It appears the organization believes he will benefit more from getting more exposure at the Big League level. You can only do so much at Triple-A. A career ERA of 1.96 ERA in over 150 Triple-A innings is enough to show that he is ready for a Big League run.

We also took to Twitter to see your reaction to the news:

It appears that a majority of you are happy tonight as YES was the dominant winner of our Twitter poll.

Here are some your responses:

The Pittsburgh Pirates will undoubtedly use more than five pitchers this season but for now, seeing Glasnow rounding out the starting rotation is very good. I am excited to see his continued development. Judging by the mostly positive responses, so are many of you.

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Steve Kubitz

Steve Kubitz was born and raised in the Stanton Heights neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA. He is a long time and annoyingly positive baseball fan. He bought into the Pirates' 5-year-plan before it was cool. He is best known for staying calm about losing streaks on twitter and trying his best to make sure other fans don’t overreact to when the Pirates lose a tough ballgame to a division rival. The only thing he isn’t positive about is the wave during close ballgames.