Analysis

Video: Jameson Taillon’s Debut

Video: Jameson Taillon’s Debut

Taillon made his debut in West Virginia on Wednesday.

Pittsburgh Pirates top prospect Jameson Taillon made his professional debut on Wednesday, pitching for the West Virginia Power against the Hagerstown Suns.  For a recap of the game, along with quotes from Taillon, West Virginia pitching coach Jeff Johnson, and Pirates' farm director Kyle Stark, check out my story from Wednesday night.  Since I was in attendance for the start, I got video of Taillon's debut.  This was almost one month after my video of him in Spring Training, so feel free to compare the two.

For quick reference, Taillon was throwing around 95-96 MPH in the first inning, and was around 93-94 in the second inning.  You can probably tell this by the video, but it was raining throughout the entire outing.

...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Analysis

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.

More in Analysis

Williams: The Pirates Need to Get Out of No Man’s Land

Tim WilliamsDecember 15, 2017

Williams: The Pirates are Taking Steps Towards Having a Strong Future Bullpen

Tim WilliamsDecember 14, 2017

What to Expect For the Pirates in Tomorrow’s Rule 5 Draft

Tim WilliamsDecember 13, 2017

Looking at the Pirates’ 2018 ZiPS Projections to See if They Should Be Buyers or Sellers

Tim WilliamsDecember 12, 2017

Winter Meetings Preview: Will We Find Out the Pirates’ Direction This Week?

Tim WilliamsDecember 10, 2017

John Lantigua Hopes a Healthy 2018 Will Allow Him to Show Off His Potential

John DrekerDecember 9, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2017 Pirates Prospects