Jameson Taillon, the top prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates system, made his first start for the West Virginia Power tonight since June 14th. Taillon had a two week lay-off due to a tight pectoral muscle. The injury coincided with the South Atlantic League All-Star Break, although the Pirates wanted to play it safe, and skipped Taillon the first time through the rotation coming out of the break. The long break resulted in a limit for Jameson tonight, with the right hander held to three innings or 50 pitches, whatever came first.
"Felt kind of rusty, just game-wise, competition wise. But I felt like I got after it real good," Taillon said about his performance.
If Taillon felt rusty, he certainly didn't show it. The 6' 6", 225 ...
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