The rain tonight held off just long enough for me to see Jameson Taillon pitch four full innings, and I left the stadium impressed. He was going up against another 2010 1st round draft pick out of high school, Jesse Biddle, who was going for Lakewood and Taillon clearly outpitched him.
Taillon pitched four shutout innings in Lakewood tonight
The stats for his start read as follows: 4 innings, one hit, no runs, no walks and three strikeouts, but that obviously doesn't tell the whole story. He was throwing all fastballs the 1st inning, needing just 9 pitches to get three easy groundouts. He was between 93-95 on every single pitch and six of the nine pitches were for strikes.
In the 2nd inning he threw 11 pitches and allowed his only two baserunners of the day. The first batter flew ...
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