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Glovely to meet you: Taillon receives his mitts

It might be a cliché to say Thursday was like Christmas Day for Jameson Taillon and some of his Pirates teammates. But, well…
8 days ago

CBS’ Aretha Franklin 'time of possession' graphic got plenty of buzz

The length of a national anthem rendition is always interesting, even leading to over/under prop bets for the Super Bowl. Few performances come in as long as the over four-and-a-half-minute one Aretha Franklin delivered Thursday ahead of the Detroit Lions–Minnesota Vikings game, though, and that led to CBS referencing that in a time of possession graphic at the half: Time...
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November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates’ Jameson Taillon Takes 105-MPH Line Drive To Head, Stays In Game

Jameson Taillon hasn’t had the best luck in recent years, enduring a few injuries on his journey to the majors. But it’s safe to say his luck evened out Tuesday night. The Pittsburgh Pirates rookie pitcher got the start against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park and had an incredibly scary moment in the second inning, when Hernan Perez drilled a line drive up the middle that...
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jameson Taillon hit in head by 105 mph line drive

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon showed how tough he is in Tuesday’s game against the Brewers when he was hit in the head by a line drive, yet remained the game. It happened in the second inning, when Hernan Perez hit a line drive that was clocked at 105 mph as it came off his bat. The liner careened off Taillon’s head and landed in the outfield. You can watch the...
Via The Sports Daily
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jameson Taillon stays in game, despite being hit in head by 105-mph line drive

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie pitcher Jameson Taillon was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of the Milwaukee Brewers’ Hernan Perez during the second inning of Tuesday night’s game at PNC Park. Taillon remained down on the ground for a couple minutes, but would incredibly end up staying in the game. It’s a bit stunning that the Pirates would leave in their highly touted...
Via The Comeback
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pirates' Jameson Taillon hit in head by line drive

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie pitcher Jameson Taillon was hit in the head by a line drive during his outing on Tuesday, but he remained in the game. Taillon was nailed in the back of the head by a line drive from Hernan Perez with one out in the second inning. The batted ball was traveling at 105 mph: The ball went into left field and allowed Perez to reach via a single. He retired...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

By Numbers, Pittsburgh’s Taillon Is Top-Five Pitching Prospect

Happy Jameson Taillon Day to you and yours! The right-handed prospect is set to debut for the Pirates tonight in their game against the Mets. This has been a long time coming for Taillon, who was selected second overall way back in 2010. He sat out the entirety of the 2014 and 2015 seasons following Tommy John and then hernia surgery, but has pitched better than ever in Triple-A...
Via Fangraphs
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Taillon expected to debut for Pirates Wednesday

One of the best arms in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization is set to make his Major League debut on Wednesday, as the Bucs will call up Jameson Taillon to take on the New York Mets. The #Pirates announce RHP Jameson Taillon (@JTaillon19) is expected make his MLB debut tomorrow (Wed) at 7:05pm. — #VotePirates (@Pirates) June 7, 2016 Taillon is the...
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June 07, 2016  |  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

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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