Tag: Jameson Taillon

Jameson Taillon’s New Approach Has a Very Surprising Impact on an...

On May 27th, Jameson Taillon made an important adjustment to his pitching approach. The Pirates have long been an organization that leaned heavily on the...

Morning Report: Is There a Slider Revolution Happening in Pittsburgh?

There was a time in the minors where Jameson Taillon was challenged to throw three changeups per inning. It's not a productive strategy for...

Gajtka: Team Keeping Up In NL, But Young Pedigreed Pirates Still...

I was not (completely) correct in my analysis. You might recall my opening day column, referring to the Pirates' "vanilla veterans" and how it was...

Williams: Unless They Adjust, the Pirates Will Waste Jameson Taillon and...

I'm not that worried about Mitch Keller's recent struggles. At least not in the sense of his long-term upside. Keller gave up three runs and...

What Do Starting Pitchers Do on Their ‘Off’ Days, Anyway?

Ivan Nova was the Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tuesday night. Wednesday, he’ll mostly be "a cheerleader." Such is the life of a starting pitcher. Day...

Jokes Aside, Pirates Pitchers Adding Value On The Margins

PITTSBURGH - Is there a parallel between Major League Baseball pitchers attempting to engage in offense and anything else in major professional sports? In what...

Did Complete Game Set Jameson Taillon Back? Is It Something Else?

PITTSBURGH -- Jameson Taillon's complete-game blanking of the Reds on April 8 was a first in his professional career, but did it come at...

Williams: What Can the Pirates Learn From Gerrit Cole and Charlie...

It's hard to ignore what's going on in Houston right now with former Pirates pitchers Gerrit Cole and Charlie Morton. Morton joined the Astros last...

Was This Hot Start Critical For The Pirates? Depends On Who...

We could argue that a team like the 2018 Pirates needed to fashion a fast break out of the starting gate to have a...

How Technology Has Changed the Way Pitchers Learn Their Craft

PITTSBURGH — Pitching is one of those things that frequently seems to straddle the line between art and science. If you hand someone a baseball...

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Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...