Arizona Fall League

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Arizona Fall League Season Recap

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Arizona Fall League Season Recap

The Arizona Fall League ended on Thursday with a 3-2 loss for the Pittsburgh Pirates players and their Scottsdale Scorpions team. The team finished the season with a 10-21 record, but there were some positive signs from the Pirates players assigned to the league.

Jameson Taillon pitched once before an injury ended his season

The Pirates sent a total of eight players to the AFL, the last coming when Phil Irwin replaced Jameson Taillon on the roster. They had three position players, Alen Hanson, Alex Dickerson and Gift Ngoepe, two starting pitchers in Irwin and Taillon and three relievers, Matt Benedict, Zack Thornton and Tyler Waldron. In our AFL season preview, we broke down these players, where they stood as far as prospect status and what was needed to do to establish themselves as better prospects.

Below you'll find a recap of each player's performance in the AFL along with some comments on where they stand now that the season is over.

Jameson Taillon went to the AFL loo...

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Arizona Fall League

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