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Hernia will likely end Taillon's season

Pirates' pitching prospect Jameson Taillon had worked so hard to rebound from Tommy John surgery and get back onto a mound, but it looks as if he's being sidelined once again. According to, Taillon "is expected to have surgery late next week to repair an inguinal hernia." The Pirates No. 2 prospect was recently scratched from his rehab start with abdominal discomfort...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: who’s on first?

Coming into the 2015 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates will be without the two players who were in a platoon at first base last year. In November the Pirates traded Ike Davis to the Oakland Athletics after designating him for assignment to clear up a spot on the 40-man roster for the talented young pitching prospect Jameson Taillon. The Pirates received international signing bonus money...
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Jameson Taillon aiming to throw off mound in January

The Pittsburgh Pirates head into the off season after a successful 88-win season and an appearance in the National League Wild Card game. At 10th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and eighth in ERA, the Pirates have plenty to build on. One young player who could have an impact at some point next season is pitcher Jameson Taillon, who has made progress following surgery this...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameson Taillon, Tommy John surgery, and the Pirates’ pitching depth

Let’s start off up front: the news about Jameson Taillon’s Tommy John surgery is terrible. This sort of injury was the elephant in the room when Taillon and Cole were the Pirates’ only two truly elite prospects a couple of years ago, and it was a terrifying thought in 2011 and early 2012. The Pirates’ system has rounded out quite a bit since then and that cushions the blow...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend news: Taillon, Huntington, Hurdle

The exciting series win over St. Louis wasn’t the only news coming from PNC Park this weekend, as the Pirates announced two contract extensions and a devastating injury. Actually, I probably shouldn’t say devastating, but it really stinks to hear that Jameson Taillon will need Tommy John surgery. That’ll sideline him for over a year, and it wipes out the plan of having him...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Jameson Taillon to undergo elbow surgery

Jameson Taillon during spring training The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Sunday that Jameson Taillon will undergo Tommy John surgery after being diagnosed with an injury to his ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Taillon began feeling pain in his elbow with two weeks remaining in spring training after being assigned to minor league camp. Originally he was prescribed rest...
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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