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JAMESON TAILLON RUMORS

Taillon faces batters for first time since surgery

For the first time in more than a year, Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon pitched to live batters. Taillon, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 Draft, underwent Tommy John surgery last year, but Thursday he was back on the mound. The highly-touted prospect threw 11 pitches in one inning and afterward he was thrilled to have been back on the mound.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Taillon takes another step toward recovery

Jameson Taillon, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 Draft, is still recovering from Tommy John surgery last season, but is expected to take a big step Thursday. In his first game action since the surgery, Taillon is scheduled to throw an inning at extended spring training. "Our entire organization is excited for him," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette...
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10 days ago  |  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...
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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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via WHYGAVS?
April 07, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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