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 obvious reasons. They were both mentioned in the best fastball department, with Taillon ranking first and Allie ranking second. Taillon's fastball was 93-97 MPH last season, touching 99. Allie's was 98-99 closer to the draft, although as a side note, he struggles with his control when his velocity is up that high, and manages his fastball better when it's in the mid-90s. Taillon was also named "closest to the majors", which I agree with, as his stuff and frame will...
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