All posts tagged "Jameson Taillon"

  • Analysis
    Three Pirates Prospects in Florida State League Top 20

    Baseball America released their Florida State League top 20 prospects today, and three Pittsburgh Pirates prospects were on the list. Gerrit Cole, Jameson Taillon, and Gift Ngoepe were all named to the list. The list can be seen here, and scouting reports can be seen here for subscribers. Cole and Taillon were...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Instructional League Player Updates

    Games are underway in the Florida Instructional Leagues, and ESPN's Kiley McDaniel was covering the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon. Below are some tweets from McDaniel on today's progress from some of the players, along with some of my notes below those tweets. http://twitter.com/kileymcd/status/251383411367899136 http://twitter.com/kileymcd/status/251403038080770048 My Notes: Allie definitely has some raw power....

  • Season Recaps
    Bradenton Marauders 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Complete Bradenton Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Top Prospects Going through all of the players at the Bradenton level, and coming up with a top ten list of prospects was difficult. For one, a lot of players were promoted quickly, and didn't qualify for this list. Guys like Jeff Inman or Kyle...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Have Six in MLB.com’s Updated Top 100 Prospects

    MLB.com has updated their top 100 prospects list, and the Pittsburgh Pirates have six players making the rankings. Gerrit Cole leads the group, coming in at number eight. That's a three spot improvement for Cole, who was ranked 11th coming in to the year. Jameson Taillon was next on the list, coming...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Will Cole and Taillon Make the Majors in 2013?

    The Pirates have pushed Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon at the end of the season. Taillon received a promotion to Double-A for his final three starts, after having an up and down year in Bradenton. Cole was sent to Indianapolis for his final start of the year, and for some playoff experience,...

  • Top Performers
    Top Pirates Minor League Pitching Performances: Week Ending 8/26

    Below are the top ten pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is...

  • Analysis
    Jameson Taillon Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

    Top prospect Jameson Taillon has been named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week, after making two starts last week in his jump to the Double-A level. Taillon combined for 11 shutout innings, giving up five hits, no walks, and striking out 13. In his debut on Tuesday, he threw five shutout...

  • Analysis
    Taillon has an easy evening on the mound

    Jameson Taillon does not seem to be having much trouble transitioning to the Double-A level. He breezed through six innings last night, allowing just an infield single and facing only one batter over the minimum. He struck out seven and threw only 69 pitches. This was my first chance seeing Taillon in...

  • Prospect Reports
    Taillon Overpowers Richmond Flying Squirrels in 7-0 Victory

    The Altoona Curve defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-0 on Sunday night behind an impressive start from heralded prospect Jameson Taillon.  The 2010 first-round draft pick moved to 2-0 in his two starts since moving to AA Altoona, going six scoreless innings while striking out seven with no walks.  In his two...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/26/12

    Jameson Taillon will make his second start at AA today, coming off five shutout innings in his opener. West Virginia is three games out in their division, with eight games left on the season. Bradenton trails first place Jupiter(today’s opponent) by 2.5 with eight games left. The Marauders have postponed Monday’s game already due...

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