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The Tommy John Rehab Progress For Jameson Taillon and Clay Holmes

The Pittsburgh Pirates have done a good job of preserving pitcher health and avoiding major injuries in the minors. A lot of this is due to their conservative approach with pitch counts and innings limits, especially at the lower levels. Despite this, it’s impossible to totally avoid injuries with pitchers, as we saw this year. In Spring Training, top prospects Jameson Taillon...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A Good Sign in Jameson Taillon’s Tommy John Rehab

Jameson Taillon has been recovering from Tommy John surgery this year, after undergoing the procedure at the start of April. The typical timeline for recovery is four months of rest before a pitcher can resume throwing. Taillon resumed throwing about a month ago. Today he posted an update to Instagram, showing that he had moved his throwing to 75 feet. I’ve mentioned before that...
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September 03, 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...
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March 23, 2014  |  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...
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...
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June 28, 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...
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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...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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