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JAMESON TAILLON RUMORS

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...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jameson Taillon scare

Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects was my first Twitter follower. That was back in the day when his site was called B.U.C.C.O FANS and nobody knew why Bucco was made into an acronym. If I remember correctly he had a few hundred followers and was just starting out. Now he runs what is probably the #1 Pirates site on the web and has made it his full time job. It's been pretty cool...
Via The "Mc" Effect
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameson Taillon Heading to the Arizona Fall League

Jameson Taillon will be heading to the Arizona Fall League. Pittsburgh Pirates top prospect Jameson Taillon will be heading to the Arizona Fall League this year, Pirates Prospects has learned. A few weeks ago the initial AFL rosters were released, with Alen Hanson, Alex Dickerson, Gift Ngoepe, Tyler Waldron, and Zack Thornton all attending. Taillon is a new addition to the list,...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Would you trade Jameson Taillon? (Part 1)

Hopefully arriving soon; image credit post-gazette At least until the end of July, his name is bound to pop up any time that the Pittsburgh Pirates are rumored to be in serious trade talks with anyone dangling anything relevant.  Yet it’s highly likely that, as the dust of the July 31st MLB Trade Deadline clears, 2010 1st round pick SP Jameson Taillon will still be wearing the...
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July 18, 2013  |  1 Comment

Jameson Taillon Effective for Seven Innings, Even Without Best Stuff

Jameson Taillon allowed zero walks for just the second time all season. Pirates’ top pitching prospect Jameson Taillon did not launch his fastball up to the high-90′s Thursday night in Akron like he has in the past. Taillon’s breaking ball was not missing bats, which meant he got his first and only strikeout in the 6th inning. Despite Altoona’s starter not having his best...
Via Pirates Prospects
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jameson Taillon’s Delivery Shows That Prospects Don’t Develop Overnight

In 2011 I was in West Virginia for Jameson Taillon’s pro debut. It was raining that night, which had a lot of scouts in the tight confines of the Appalachian Power Park press box. I was talking with an AL scout about Taillon in anticipation of his debut. This particular scout had seen Taillon pitch before, and had an opinion that stood out to me. “He’s never going to be able...
Via Pirates Prospects
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jameson Taillon making crucial WBC start

If you haven’t been paying attention to the World Baseball Classic (and I honestly can’t blame you if you haven’t), you’ve actually missed some pretty entertaining games. The United States team lost to Mexico on Friday night but bounced back with a win over Italy yesterday. Italy (2-1) is the surprise of the tournament and is already through to the next round. To join them...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Could Be the Season Where Jameson Taillon is Finally Unleashed

Jameson Taillon throwing to Tony Sanchez in Thursday’s start. Jameson Taillon had an up and down year in 2012. He started off the season with seven amazing outings, combining for six earned runs in 36.2 innings, with a 36:7 K/BB ratio. From there, things went steadily down hill for the next two months. The right-hander gave up 45 earned runs in 66.1 innings from May 16th to July...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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