2011 Draft

The Year 1 A.T.

The Year 1 A.T.

Don't forget about Taillon

Much like a kid on Christmas Eve, Pirate draftophiles are anxiously awaiting Monday's first round to see who the Pirates select first overall.  That player will be scrutinized, dissected, and analyzed like a frog in 8th grade biology class.  He will become the next great Pirate prospect.  But have we forgotten that we are all living in the year 1 A.T. (After Taillon)?

It's easy to get enamored with a new player.  The unofficial name for it is Shiny New Toy Syndrome.  That new guy is so great!  Look at his stats!  I'm going to dream about him starting Game 1 of the 2013 season for us right now!  But don't forget that Jameson Taillon was probably the Pirates most highly regarded 1st round pick since Kris Benson at 1-1 in 1996.  It's easy to forget after h...

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