The Pittsburgh Pirates made their second round of cuts this morning, sending down eight players, including top prospects like Jameson Taillon, Alen Hanson, and Willy Garcia. Neal Huntington talked with the media after the roster moves, discussing the plans for each player, along with a few other roster issues on the big league squad. Here are the notes.
Jameson Taillon's Tommy John Recovery
It was no surprise that Taillon was sent down today. The right-hander is returning from Tommy John surgery, and won't start pitching in live games until the end of Spring Training. So keeping him in major league camp was useless at this point. The Pirates have been playing things very conservative with the top pitching prospect.
"He continues to make daily progress and we're still anticipating a se...
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