Pirates expected to take Jameson Taillon

The popular prediction today has the Pittsburgh Pirates taking Jameson Taillon with their first overall pick, number two in the 2010 draft.  Mock drafts today by Keith Law of ESPN, Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com, Jim Callis of Baseball America, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball ProspectusFrankie Piliere of AOL Fanhouse, and Andy Seiler of MLB Bonus Baby all have Taillon as the Pirates’ pick.  Buster Olney also reported today that the Pirates were targeting Taillon.

The first round starts at 7 PM and will be aired on the MLB Network.  Join us tonight for the MLB Draft live blog, which starts at 6 PM.

Author: Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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