All posts tagged "Jameson Taillon"

  • Analysis
    Jameson Taillon Heading to West Virginia

    Taillon is moving up to West Virginia. The top pitching prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system is ready to make his professional debut.  Jameson Taillon will be making his final start in extended Spring Training today, and will fly out of Bradenton tomorrow, heading for West Virginia.  The West Virginia Power...

  • Analysis
    Five Pirates Prospects in Baseball America Rankings

    Marte was named the eighth best center field prospect in the minors by Baseball America. In preparation for the 2011 minor league season, Baseball America released their position by position rankings in the minors.  Several Pittsburgh Pirates prospects made the lists. -Tony Sanchez was the fourth best catcher, falling behind Jesus Montero,...

  • 2011 Draft
    Jim Callis on Taillon, Heredia, Rendon, Cole

    Taillon could spend the entire year in West Virginia. Jim Callis held a chat on Baseball America yesterday, talking about the 2011 draft, as well as other topics.  He covered several topics relating to the Pirates.  A summary follows, but check out the link above to read the entire chat transcript: -He...

  • Analysis
    2011 West Virginia Power Preview: Starting Pitchers

    So far we've looked at the infielders and outfielders who could be playing in West Virginia during the 2011 season.  Today we'll look at the starting pitchers who could potentially be in West Virginia this year.  Figuring out the starting rotation in West Virginia could be tricky.  The Pirates have a ton of...

  • Analysis
    Roster Notes: Indianapolis, Altoona, Taillon

    Farrell will start off the season as the third baseman in Altoona. The 2011 rosters haven't been released yet, but here are some notes/links for the top two levels in the Pittsburgh Pirates' system: -Scott McCauley, the broadcaster for the Indianapolis Indians, previews the 2011 Indians, with his projection of who should...

  • Analysis
    Jameson Taillon Video From Pirate City

    Taillon Jameson Taillon pitched three innings against the New York Yankees' A-ball team on Saturday at Pirate City. He put up a dominant performance, needing only 31 pitches to get through the outing.  I did a feature on Taillon prior to this start, and in the feature he mentioned that Pittsburgh Pirates...

  • 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...

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