All posts tagged "Jason Townsend"

  • Spring Training Coverage
    A 31st Round Draft Pick Turning in to a Prospect

    Jason Townsend was taken in the 31st round in 2010. I first saw 2010 31st round pick Jason Townsend in State College at the end of the 2010 season. The right-hander was making one of his final appearances in a year where he would combine for a 3.60 ERA in 20 innings....

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Wrap Up: Seven Games vs Lakewood

    I was able to see the West Virginia Power twice this year when they came to Lakewood. The first time they came in was for the three game series from June 9-11 and they took two of three. The starters for that series were Colton Cain, Jameson Taillon and Brandon Cumpton. The next...

  • Analysis
    2011 West Virginia Power Roster Announced

    Curry will be the starting first baseman in West Virginia. The West Virginia Power have announced their Opening Day roster for the 2011 season, via a team press release.  The players who will be at the level are as follows: Catchers: Elias Diaz, Kawika Emsley-Pai, Jairo Marquez Infielders: Eric Avila, Matt Curry,...

  • Analysis
    2011 West Virginia Power Preview: Bullpen

    Cumpton could see a lot of innings this year, even if he works out of the bullpen. Today we wrap up the 2011 West Virginia Power preview with a look at the bullpen.  So far we've covered the infielders, outfielders, and the starting pitchers.  Normally this is the part where I would...

  • Analysis
    Interview with Jason Townsend

    Townsend pitching for Alabama The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Jason Townsend in the 31st round of the 2010 MLB draft, selecting him as a junior from the University of Alabama.  Townsend went to State College, where he served as the closer for the Spikes.  He works with a mid-90s fastball, and was recently...

  • Analysis
    Baseball America 2010 Draft Report Card

    The 2010 draft will be heavily graded on the performance of Taillon. Baseball America released their draft report card (subscription required) today, detailing the early results of how the 2010 draft worked out for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  In summary: -A lot of focus was placed on Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, for...

  • Analysis
    Pirates sign 31st round draft pick

    The Pirates signed their 31st round draft pick on Wednesday, right-handed pitcher Jason Townsend.

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