On Thursday, Clint Hurdle was updating the Pittsburgh media in San Diego on Jameson Taillon's rehab progress. During his update, Hurdle offered up the information that Taillon had to sit down briefly due to a cut on his foot. I haven't been able to confirm the timeline of when it happened, but my guess is that it came between his first and second starts.
Taillon threw one inning, then went nine days before throwing a two inning outing. Since then, he has been on a normal five-day routine, throwing three innings five days later, and scheduled to throw four innings on Tuesday after his most recent five-day stretch. I think the cut came during this stretch because this rehab was different than what Clay Holmes is currently going through. Holmes threw his one inning outing on Thursday, and ...
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