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Jameson Taillon
ERA W-L K
3.31 2-1 30
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-5 / 220 NFBC ADP: 150.60
Position: SPBorn: 11/18/1991 Birthplace: Lakeland, Florida
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Pirates (2010)


Latest News
May 6 4:21 PM PT5:21 PM MT6:21 PM CT7:21 PM ET19:21 ET23:21 GMT7:21 4:21 PM MST6:21 PM EST6:51 PM VEN3:21 UAE (+1)6:21 PM CT-Taillon underwent surgery Monday morning for suspected testicular cancer. After alerting the team's medical staff of an abnormality, Taillon consulted with Dr. John C. Lyne during the weekend. The recommended treatment plan for Taillon is pending further testing.
Analysis: The right-hander went 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA in his first five starts before allowing six runs in a loss at Cincinnati on Wednesday. He's 7-5 with a 3.36 ERA in 24 starts since being selected with the second overall pick of the 2010 draft.
May 3 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET23:54 ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST11:24 PM VEN7:54 UAE (+1)10:54 PM CT-Jameson Taillon fell to 2-1, allowing six runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.0 innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Wednesday. Taillon struck out six, ending the game with a 3.31 ERA and 1.33 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Taillon had an 0.47 ERA in three road starts this season before Wednesday. He next takes the ball Monday at Dodger Stadium, where he has never pitched.
Apr. 29 11:44 PM PT12:44 AM MT1:44 AM CT2:44 AM ET2:44 ET6:44 GMT14:44 11:44 PM MST1:44 AM EST2:14 AM VEN10:44 UAE1:44 AM CT-Jameson Taillon improved to 2-0, allowing one run on five hits and two walks in 5.0 innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Miami Marlins 12-2 on Friday. Taillon struck out four, ending the game with a 2.08 ERA and 1.25 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 17 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET12:19 ET16:19 GMT0:19 9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST11:49 AM VEN20:19 UAE11:19 AM CT-Taillon earned his first victory of 2017 after allowing one unearned run over seven innings Sunday against the Cubs. The 25-year-old scattered seven hits and three walks while striking out six.
Analysis: Taillon has been what the Pirates were expecting thus far, as he's posted a stellar 0.90 ERA through his first three starts and has pitched at least six innings in each of those outings. The former top prospect will have his first career meeting with the surging Yankees when he next takes the bump Saturday at home.
Apr. 12 10:40 AM PT11:40 AM MT12:40 PM CT1:40 PM ET13:40 ET17:40 GMT1:40 10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST1:10 PM VEN21:40 UAE12:40 PM CT-Taillon allowed two runs in six innings of a 6-2 loss to the Reds on Tuesday.
Analysis: Taillon has a 1.38 ERA and no decisions over his first two starts.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2016 Pit 5 4 0 - 0 18 18 0 104.0 99 40 39 13 17 1 85 1.12 3.38
2017 Pit 2 1 0 - 0 6 6 0 35.1 34 14 13 4 13 0 30 1.33 3.31
Career 7 5 0 - 0 24 24 0 139.1 133 54 52 17 30 1 115 1.17 3.36

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 Pit 18 32 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 17 0 0 .094 .094 .094
2017 Pit 6 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .100 .100 .100
Career 24 42 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 20 0 0 .095 .095 .095


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 363 98 92 95 65.64
Curveball 134 84 78 81.3 24.23
Changeup 56 90 85 87.9 10.13

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