Taillon struck out four in three innings tonight.

Jameson Taillon, the top prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates system, made his first start for the West Virginia Power tonight since June 14th.  Taillon had a two week lay-off due to a tight pectoral muscle.  The injury coincided with the South Atlantic League All-Star Break, although the Pirates wanted to play it safe, and skipped Taillon the first time through the rotation coming out of the break.  The long break resulted in a limit for Jameson tonight, with the right hander held to three innings or 50 pitches, whatever came first.

"Felt kind of rusty, just game-wise, competition wise.  But I felt like I got after it real good," Taillon said about his performance.

If Taillon felt rusty, he certainly didn't show it.  The 6' 6", 225 ...

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