Taillon was named the #10 prospect in baseball by Project Prospect.

Project Prospect, a great independent prospect evaluation outlet, released their top 25 prospects for the 2011 season yesterday, and listed Jameson Taillon as the number 10 overall prospect.  Taillon was the only Pirates prospect to make the list, but ended up grading well, especially in their "overall future performance" category.  The "66" rating for Taillon was the second best on the list, falling only behind Bryce Harper's "72", and ending up one spot ahead of Aroldis Chapman's "65" rating.  Prospects 1-9 were position players, which means that Taillon is the top pitching prospect in baseball according to Project Prospect....

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