Jason Townsend --  R/R,  6' 3",  190 lbTownsend came to the Pirates in the 31st round of the 2010 draft.  He reported to State College, where he was mostly used as the closer.  He appeared in 20 games for a total of 20 innings in July and August.  July was his better month, when he allowed 3 earned runs and 12 hits in 11.1 innings (2.38 ERA) with 6 walks and 9 strikeouts.  In August/September, Townsend made another 10 appearances, and gae up 5 runs and 14 hits over 8.2 innings  (5.19 ERA), with another 6 walks and 9 strikeouts.  Townsend's big plus is his fastball velocity, which is in the mid-90's, and sometimes a bit higher; his weak point is his control.  He's also got a slider and a changeup.  The 22-year-old Townsend can als...

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