All posts tagged "Jameson Taillon"

  • Analysis
    Jameson Taillon Prepares For His Pro Debut

    Taillon, being observed by pitching coordinator Jim Benedict. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected right handed pitcher Jameson Taillon in 2010 with the second overall pick in the draft.  All off-season, Taillon has ranked at the top of prospect lists, both as the consensus top prospect in the Pittsburgh organization, and as one of...

  • Analysis
    2011 Bradenton Marauders Preview: Starting Pitchers

    So far we've looked at the infielders and outfielders who could be playing in Bradenton during the 2011 season.  Today we'll look at the starting pitchers who could potentially be in Bradenton this year: The Prospects Miller will get another shot at the high-A level this season. The Bradenton rotation at the start...

  • Analysis
    Notes: Taillon, Bowker, Rodriguez, Kubitza

    I've been a little busy today, so here are some notes to catch up: Taillon will start the 2011 season in West Virginia. -Kristy from Hands Off My Pirate Booty was at Pirate City today, and passed along a report that Jameson Taillon mentioned he will be starting the 2011 season in...

  • Analysis
    Jonathan Herrand Touching 96-97 MPH

    Herrand was touching 96-97 MPH in the instructional leagues this year. Yesterday, Baseball America released their figures from the 2010 international signing class, noting that the Pittsburgh Pirates spent an estimated $5 M on international bonuses in 2010, which was the fourth most in the majors.  Ben Badler of Baseball America also...

  • Analysis
    Four Pirates in Kevin Goldstein’s Top 101 Prospects

    Taillon is the number eight prospect in the majors, according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus has released his top 101 prospects for the 2011 season.  Goldstein has four Pirates prospects on the list, with a bit of a surprise from the other lists that have been...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Have Three in Baseball America Top 100

    Taillon and Allie both rated on Baseball America's top 100 prospects for the 2011 season. Baseball America released their top 100 prospects for the 2011 season today, and the Pittsburgh Pirates have three prospects on the list.  To access the Baseball America rankings, go here. The top Pirates prospect, Jameson Taillon, came...

  • Analysis
    A Tale of Projectability

    We often hear about "projectability" with young pitchers.  The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity to his frame as he fills out and matures.  Often it seems that every tall, skinny kid has projectability.  However, not every player with projectability will end up throwing in the upper 90s....

  • 2011 Draft
    2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Prospects Preview

    Before we get down to the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Prospects Preview, let's take a look back at the 2010 preview, to retrieve the following message that was intended for us: Next there's Anthony Ranaudo, the consensus top pitching prospect at the college level.  Just like Alex White in 2009, Ranaudo is coming...

  • Analysis
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Top 10 Prospects

    Over the last two weeks we've been counting down the Pirates Prospects 2011 Top 10 Prospects, ending today with 2010 first round pick Jameson Taillon.  Here is the recap of the top 10, with links to the individual write-ups: 1. Jameson Taillon 2. Starling Marte 3. Tony Sanchez 4. Stetson Allie 5. Luis Heredia 6. Bryan Morris...

  • Analysis
    2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #1 – Jameson Taillon

    The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and Zack Dodson, the 2011 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates' farm system that you can find. While the top 50 prospects are exclusive...

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