Harry Glynne

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  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 200 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Harry Glynne has pitched for the German national team.

Glynne, whose mother is German, pitched in the 2008 European Junior Championship, allowing 8 runs (5 earned) in 7 innings. He was 0-1 with a 8.39 ERA and 2.03 WHIP as a freshman at Vermont, the last year the team fielded baseball. One of his fellow moundmates, Owen Ozanich, would also go on to play in Europe. In 2010, Glynne transferred to Central Connecticut State and was 1-2 with a 6.55 ERA. He improved to 3-3, 2.65 as a junior and had a 3-4, 3.25 ERA as a senior. He then returned to Germany to play for the Buchbinder Legionaere Regensburg, going 1-1 in the 2012 season. In the 2012 European Cup, he allowed four runs (one earned) in 4 1/3 IP over 3 outings and took the loss against DOOR Neptunus. Harry then pitched for the German national team in the 2012 European Championship. Getting the start against the powerful Dutch national team, he allowed five hits and seven runs in three innings in taking the loss, but 5 of the runs were unearned as young shortstop Lukas Jahn made two errors and veteran catcher Kai Gronauer added one. Glynne was also selected to play for German in the 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers in Regensburg, Germany. Against Team Canada, he threw one inning in a 16-7 loss. Relieving Will Ohman with a 9-6 deficit in the 8th, he retired Tyson Gillies, then gave up a homer to Jordan Lennerton. Tim Smith reached on a Max Boldt error. Glynne balked, then Smith stole third and Adam Loewen hit a RBI single. Shawn Bowman flew out to end the inning. Markus Solbach relieved in the 9th.

In 2013, Glynne joined the Paderborn Untouchables in the North Division of the German Bundesliga. He was 9-1 with a 1.23 ERA and 95 K to 20 BB in 73 1/3 IP, finishing second to Nick Renault in ERA. In the 2013 European Cup, he tossed a five-hit, nine-whiff shutout against Draci Brno. In his other game, he also went the distance but lost a 2-0 duel to Tommaso Cherubini of Telemarket Rimini. He tied Ricardo Hernandez for 5th in strikeouts (11) in that Cup phase and was 5th in ERA (behind the 0s of David Bergman, Ozanich, Enorbel Marquez and Nick Veltkamp.

In 2014, he switched clubs, going to the Solingen Alligators and starring (8-2, 2.04, .228 opponent average). He was third in ERA (behind Chris Mezger and Mike Couch), 7th in strikeouts (61), second in wins (behind Mezger), tied René Herlitzius for third in IP (70 2/3) and was 5th in WHIP (1.20). He was then MVP of the finals as Solingen won their second Bundesliga title. In the 2014 European Cup, he was 0-2 with a 6.23 ERA, losing to T&A San Marino and Kotlarka Prague. He tied for the lead in losses.