Don't forget about Taillon
Much like a kid on Christmas Eve, Pirate draftophiles are anxiously awaiting Monday's first round to see who the Pirates select first overall. That player will be scrutinized, dissected, and analyzed like a frog in 8th grade biology class. He will become the next great Pirate prospect. But have we forgotten that we are all living in the year 1 A.T. (After Taillon)?
It's easy to get enamored with a new player. The unofficial name for it is Shiny New Toy Syndrome. That new guy is so great! Look at his stats! I'm going to dream about him starting Game 1 of the 2013 season for us right now! But don't forget that Jameson Taillon was probably the Pirates most highly regarded 1st round pick since Kris Benson at 1-1 in 1996. It's easy to forget after h...
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