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Jameson Taillon

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Pittsburgh Pirates

2017 Stats

W-L

2-1

ERA

3.31

WHIP

1.33

K

30

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Taillon made an impressive major league debut for anyone in 2016, let alone a pitcher coming off Tommy John surgery. The 25-year-old right-hander hadn't pitched at any level since 2013 thanks to a ple...

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2017 ADP:  150.6

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Groin     EST. RETURN:  6/30/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 220   DOB: 11/18/1991
BORN: Lakeland, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

May 25, 2017  –  Jameson Taillon News

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Taillon (groin) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Thursday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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Jameson Taillon Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2011 19 A WES 23 23 0 92.2 90 41 9 97 22 2 3 0 0 0 3.98 1.21
2012 20 A+ BRA 3 23 0 125.0 109 53 10 98 37 6 8 0 0 0 3.82 1.17
2012 20 AA ALT 3 3 0 17.0 11 3 0 18 1 3 0 0 0 0 1.59 0.71
2013 21 AA ALT 6 19 0 110.1 112 45 8 106 36 4 7 0 0 0 3.67 1.34
2013 21 AAA IND 6 6 0 37.0 31 16 1 37 16 1 3 0 0 0 3.89 1.27
2016 24 AAA IND 10 10 0 61.2 44 14 2 61 6 4 2 0 0 0 2.04 0.82
2016 24 MAJ PIT 18 18 0 104.0 99 39 13 85 17 5 4 0 0 0 3.38 1.12
2017 25 MAJ PIT 6 6 0 35.3 34 13 4 30 13 2 1 0 0 0 3.31 1.33
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3-Year Averages     18 18 0 104.0 99 39 13 85 17 5 4 0 0 0 3.38 1.12
Career  (View All)     24 24 0 139.3 133 52 17 115 30 7 5 0 3.36 1.17

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Jameson Taillon Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 3 @Cin 5.0 8 6 6 2 1 6 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.31 1.33
Apr. 28 @Mia 5.0 5 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.08 1.25
Apr. 22 NYY 5.3 5 4 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.13 1.22
Apr. 16 @ChC 7.0 7 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.90 1.15
Apr. 11 Cin 6.0 4 2 2 1 1 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.38 1.00
Apr. 5 @Bos 7.0 5 0 0 0 3 6 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.14
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
10.0 13 7 7 2 3 10 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 6.30 1.60
Last 60 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
35.3 34 14 13 4 13 30 2 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 3.31 1.33

Jameson Taillon Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20177112615201.231
20162163712541116.269

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20177818719413.279
2016202485451207.234

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201711.30008424.761.15
201666.0220531162.861.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201724.021022922.631.42
201638.032032674.261.32
Jameson Taillon Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2011 19 A WES 23 23 92.2 9.47 2.15 4.41 0.88 68.9% 3.98 3.37 .332
2012 20 A+ BRA 3 23 125.0 7.06 2.66 2.65 0.72 68.4% 3.82 3.70 .280
2012 20 AA ALT 3 3 17.0 9.53 0.53 18.00 0.00 75% 1.59 1.26 .269
2013 21 AA ALT 6 19 110.1 8.66 2.94 2.94 0.65 73.6% 3.67 3.34 .337
2013 21 AAA IND 6 6 37.0 9.00 3.89 2.31 0.24 67.4% 3.89 3.17 .308
2016 24 AAA IND 10 10 61.2 8.97 0.88 10.17 0.29 75% 2.04 1.97 .273
2016 24 MAJ PIT 18 18 104.0 7.36 1.47 5.00 1.13 2.26 74.8% 94.3 MPH 3.38 3.77 .292
2017 25 MAJ PIT 6 6 35.3 7.64 3.31 2.31 1.02 2.65 79.1% 95.0 MPH 3.31 4.25 .301
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 16 92.5 6.41 2.84 2.26 1.26 68.3% 4.47 4.54 .277
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3-Year Averages     18 18 104.0 7.36 1.47 5.00 1.13 74.8% 3.38 3.68 .292
Career     24 24 139.3 7.43 1.94 3.83 1.10 76% 3.36 3.80 .294

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Jameson Taillon Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 P 104 0 6 0 0 66 1 0 0
2017 P 35.3 1 3 1 0 11 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Jameson Taillon    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.31 K/BB
WEAK
7.64 K/9
AVERAGE
3.31 BB/9
WEAK
95.0 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.0 HR/9
GOOD
2.65 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.31 ERA
GOOD
1.33 WHIP
WEAK
4.25 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.301 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
79.1% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Jameson Taillon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Taillon (groin) responded well following Tuesday's bullpen session and will throw another one Thursday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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Taillon (groin) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Tuesday, Stephen Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Taillon (groin) was cleared to play catch and resume light cardio drills Wednesday, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Speaking on his Sunday radio show, general manager Neal Huntington said he was pleased with Taillon's progress after the pitcher's surgery for testicular cancer, but he noted it was still too early to give a timetable for return.

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Taillon was treated for suspected testicular cancer Monday, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Taillon was placed on the 10-day DL on Saturday with groin discomfort, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Taillon has allowed 11 earned runs on 18 hits and six walks in 15.1 innings covering his last three starts. He's struck out 14 batters over the span, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. "The stuff was great tonight," Taillon said of Wednesday's loss. "That's why it's tough. You only get a handful of nights here where you feel that good and crisp and clean, and the ball is flying out of your hand. So it was poor execution, maybe second-guessing some of my shakes and pitch selection."

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Taillon will attempt to come back from the Tommy John surgery he underwent last April and hernia surgery last July. The right-hander completed fall instructs healthy and is expected to be ready for spring training. He’ll start 2016 pitching for Triple-A Indianapolis with a shot at a midseason promotion, but remember that Taillon has only tossed 384 innings since his 2010 draft date and has yet to dominate any level. Pittsburgh would gladly welcome Taillon — who has swing-and-miss stuff — as a fourth or fifth starter, but fantasy owners might want to temper expectations.

2015

Taillon, the second overall pick in the 2010 first-year player draft, underwent Tommy John surgery in April of 2013. He was expected to serve as a midseason Super 2 callup in the order of Gerrit Cole but instead faced the long 12-to-18 month rehab process. Pittsburgh will take a conservative approach with its top pitching prospect in 2015. Taillon has thrown just 382 innings in parts of three minor league seasons, including only 37 at Triple-A. The righty has yet to dominate at any level for an extended period of time and the Pirates will almost certainly give him substantial Triple-A time before a possible big-league promotion. Taillon remains a prized keeper league property, one which fantasy owners need to keep a close eye on throughout his rehab process.

2014

The second overall pick in the 2010 draft, Taillon gave a glimpse of his potential in the WBC, striking out David Wright and Ryan Braun in four innings of one-run ball for Team Canada. He spent most of 2013 with Double-A Altoona and posted an uninspiring 4-7 record with a 3.67 ERA and 1.34 WHIP, but a 106:36 K:BB ratio in 110.1 innings highlighted his elite prospect status. Pittsburgh then promoted the 22-year-old to Triple-A in August, where he registered a 3.89 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 37:16 K:BB ratio while limiting batters to a .218 batting average. Pirates GM Neal Huntington expects Taillon to open with Triple-A Indianapolis in 2014, but once the organization is satisfied that Taillon's changeup is as effective as his plus fastball and curve, he will make his major-league debut.

2013

Taillon persevered through an up-and-down Low-A season in 2012 well enough to earn a late promotion to Double-A. The hard-throwing righty compiled a 3.82 ERA and 1.17 WHIP in 125 innings for Bradenton, including a 98:37 K:BB ratio. In three Altoona starts, Taillon limited opponents to three runs in 17 frames with 18 strikeouts and one walk. His potential is tremendous. It's easy to forget that Taillon went straight from high school to the minor leagues, but he's still learning on the fly. He's far from a finished product but has the stuff to be a staff ace. The 21-year-old will likely begin 2013 in Altoona. Pittsburgh remains conservative with its promotions, but it's possible Taillon could see his first major league action in September.

2012

Taillon's numbers might not reflect his effectiveness because the organization instructed him to command his fastball at the risk of whiffing hitters with breaking balls. Once the Bucs are comfortable with his control, the kid gloves will come off and his repertoire will be in full effect. Taillon pitched well in his professional debut for Low-A West Virginia, compiling a 3.98 ERA and 1.215 WHIP in 92.2 innings. More impressively, he put up a 97:22 K:BB ratio. Taillon will test his stuff at High-A Bradenton with a possible promotion to Double-A Altoona by summer's end. He's a cerebral pitcher who might be overshadowed by 2011 No. 1 pick, Gerrit Cole, but his future appears extremely bright. He could be pushing for a spot in Pittsburgh's rotation by 2013.

2011

It's not likely the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 draft will be pitching in the big leagues for at least two or three years, but dynasty owners will want to consider adding him right away. Taillon comes out of high school with a fastball that sits around 94 mph and sometimes hits the high-90s. His ceiling is thought to be higher than any other hurler in last summer's draft, though time will tell. The Pirates are expected to start him out at Low-A West Virginia in 2011. Since he didn't sign until deadline day, the 6-foot-6 righty never pitched in the Bucs' organization, though he did take part in the Florida Instructional League. Taillon has drawn comparisons to Josh Beckett. Pittsburgh hasn't developed a front-line starter for many years but is hoping Taillon finally fits the bill.