On Friday the Pittsburgh Pirates marched out Gerrit Cole, followed by Jameson Taillon, in a preview of what could be their number one and two in the Major League rotation for the next several years. The back to back appearances allowed for quick comparisons, including this interesting note from Jayson Stark.
It's not really a big surprise that one scout likes Taillon more than Cole. He's a talented pitcher, and scout opinions are not universal. There's bound to be one scout who likes Taillon more than Cole. I'd be surprised if there was only one scout that thought this.
The comment sparked a discussion on Twitter. Travis Sawchik of the Trib shared a similar story with a scout liking Taillon more than Cole.
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