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Pirates sign Taillon, Allie

Pirates sign Taillon, Allie

First round pick Jameson Taillon - jamesontaillon.com

A few minutes into Day 2 of the 2010 draft, the Pirates selected Stetson Allie with the 52nd overall pick. A few moments later, Baseball Prospectus prospect guru Kevin Goldstein tweeted the following:
 

If the #Pirates sign Allie, this has the POTENTIAL to be a franchise-changing two days.Tue Jun 08 16:19:27 via TweetDeckKevin Goldstein
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Of course, that statement is probably a bit of hyperbole. Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, while extremely talented, are just two players who are several years away from potentially arriving at PNC Park. Despite signing both teenage pitchers on Monday night, the major league squad is still staring at a 100-loss season. Barring some good fortune, 2011 will be ano...

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Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.

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