The Yankees were back at Pirate City today, this time with the low-level minor leaguers. To get right to the highlight of the day, it clearly was Jameson Taillon pitching the first two innings in the low A game. Taillon struggled a little with his command at first, falling behind and allowing a double and single to the first two hitters, but he settled down after that. He showed the stuff that made him the second overall pick in 2010, sitting at 96 with his fastball in his first inning. His velocity dipped a little in the second, but as I mentioned a couple days ago, that's not unusual at this stage. Taillon threw a few curves. The first one hung a bit and got whacked for a single, but the others had sharp, late break. He allowed three hits in his first inning and two in ...
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