Jameson Taillon is the number eight prospect in the game, according to MLB.com.

MLB.com has released their top 100 prospects for the 2012 season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended up with four players on the list. The four players ranked were pitchers Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole, and outfielders Starling Marte and Josh Bell. The Pirates already had a strong showing in the positional rankings, with four players total in the top tens. The players ranked were Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole in the right handed pitching top ten, Alex Dickerson in the top ten first basemen, and Starling Marte in the top ten outfielders. Dickerson was the only one from that group that didn't end up in the top 100.

This is the first year that MLB.com has done a top 100 list. Previously they've only cover...

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