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P3 Episode 4: Are the Pirates For Real? Plus a Jameson Taillon Interview

P3 Episode 4: Are the Pirates For Real? Plus a Jameson Taillon Interview

Pirates Prospects PodcastEpisode three of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. This week’s episode includes analysis from Tom Bragg (@TomBraggSports) and James Santelli (@JamesSantelli) on the Pirates, John Eshleman (@John_Eshleman) on Altoona, John Dreker (@JohnDreker) on the draft, an interview with Altoona pitching prospect Jameson Taillon (@JTaillon19), and more. Highlights of the show include:

Minor League Recaps:

**A look at Tony Sanchez’s strong hitting in Indianapolis.

**When will Jameson Taillon and Stolmy Pimentel be ready for a promotion?

**Alen Hanson making some positive strides on defense.

**Why isn’t Stetson Allie a top 20 prospect right now?

**John Dreker joins the show to discuss Baseball America’s latest mock draft, which had Colin Moran and Sean Manaea going to Pittsburgh in the first round.

With James and Tom:

**Are the Pirates for real? A look at how the majority of question marks have worked out well.

**Looking at Pedro Alvarez struggling, and how the Pirates aren’t relying on him.

**The impact of Russell Martin on offense and defense.

Player Interview

**This week’s player interview is with Jameson Taillon. Jameson and John Eshleman discuss his 2013 season, his start from last Sunday, his pitches, and his top five video games. Find out which players on the Altoona Curve are the best at Mario Kart.

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