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Jameson Taillon Completes His First Day of Catch

Jameson Taillon Completes His First Day of Catch

Jameson Taillon just tweeted that he had his first day of catch today, throwing from 45 feet.

https://twitter.com/JTaillon19/status/494509493410365440

The normal progression for Tommy John surgery is to take four months off from throwing for rest and rehab purposes. We're now about four months beyond when Taillon had his surgery. The timeline for his eventual return is expected to be the same, with a return to full pitching possible by Spring Training next year.

Taillon went down with an elbow injury during Spring Training this year, and had Tommy John surgery during the first week of April....

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