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It’s Jameson Taillon Day

It’s Jameson Taillon Day

Jameson Taillon makes his professional debut today, weather permitting, with the West Virginia Power, going up against Bryce Harper and the Hagerstown Suns.  I will be at the game tonight, reporting on Taillon's debut for the site.  As some of you know, I was pulling for the Pirates to draft Taillon well before the 2010 draft took place.  I've interviewed him twice, and you heard it here first, last week, that Taillon would be going to West Virginia to make his debut this week.

To get you prepared for his debut, here is a recap of the coverage, dating back to the start of the 2010 draft talk:

-In my initial draft preview in 2010, I wrote the following about Taillon:
The wild card in all of this is James Taillon, the top high school pitcher in the draft.  We assume that the Pirates w...

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