Jameson Taillon Live Report: 5/4/12

Jameson Taillon and the Bradenton Marauders played the Tampa Yankees at classic Legends Field Friday night. Following are my notes regarding Taillon’s performance (since he was easily the most interesting of the players involved in the game). Overall, Taillon had a very good night. He ended up pitching 6 innings, throwing 77 pitches (53 strikes) with 4 strikeouts, 2 walks, 4 hits and 2 runs. Both of the runs and 4 of the 6...

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Tides Wash Over Indians In Late Inning Rally

Norfolk Tides  10,  Indianapolis Indians  5 (Box)   Two late-inning rallies by the Norfolk Tides washed away the Indians’ early 5-run lead, earning a split of the 4-game series.  Reliever Danny McCutchen was charged with the loss, though he allowed the fewest runs (one, unearned) of the three Indians’ pitchers who pitched tonight.  The Indians managed only 5 hits, including 2 by DH Jeff Clement and 2 by 2B Anderson...

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Reds’ Cueto Pitches Complete Game as Bucs Fall, 6-1

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Cincinnati Reds Johnny Cueto proved his sub two ERA to be legit on Friday night at PNC Park. Over the last two seasons, Cueto’s 2.15 ERA has lead the Major Leagues (with a minimum of of 150 innings pitched) as the right-hander tossed his fifth complete game in the Pirates’ 6-1 loss in Pittsburgh. The Pirates were only able to score one run off  Cueto, who entered game action with just a 1.38 ERA...

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Prospect Watch: Taillon Goes Six Innings Again, Third Homer in Four Days For Garcia

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 10 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. Rankings from the 2012 Prospect Guide, which can be purchased here. 1. Gerrit Cole, RHP (1-1, 3.52) - DNP 2. Jameson Taillon, RHP (1-2, 1.76) - 6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 0 HR 3. Starling Marte, CF (.262) - 0-for-5 4. Josh Bell, RF (.274) - Low-A DL 5. Luis Heredia, RHP (No Stats)...

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Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Reds’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of view. For a general guide to pitch types for a right-handed pitcher, please check out this image created by Sons of Sam...

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