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Jameson Taillon

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Pittsburgh Pirates

2016 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

4.50

WHIP

1.32

K

15

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 sp...

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2016 ADP:  498.3

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 240   DOB: 11/18/1991   BORN: Lakeland, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

June 25, 2016  –  Jameson Taillon News

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Taillon struck out two and surrendered eight hits, four earned runs and a walk over four innings in a no-decision against the Dodgers on Friday.

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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 4 4 0 22.0 24 11 4 15 5 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 1.32
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Career  (View All)     4 4 0 22.0 24 11 4 15 5 1 1 0 4.50 1.32

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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
Jun. 24 LAD 4.0 8 4 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.32
Jun. 19 @ChC 4.0 8 4 4 3 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.50 1.11
Jun. 14 @NYM 8.0 2 0 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.93 0.79
Jun. 8 NYM 6.0 6 3 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.33
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
16.0 18 8 8 3 3 12 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.50 1.31
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
22.0 24 11 11 4 5 15 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.50 1.32
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
22.0 24 11 11 4 5 15 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.50 1.32

Jameson Taillon Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016606317402.315

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201631927102.250

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201610.00005316.301.70

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201612.011010233.001.00
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 4 4 22.0 6.14 2.05 3.00 1.64 2.33 72% 94.7 MPH 4.50 5.02 .298
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 6.0 5.72 4.33 1.32 1.09 67% 4.92 4.94 .270
Rest Of Season     0 18 101.5 6.65 4.24 1.57 1.03 66.2% 4.93 4.63 .279
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Career     4 4 22.0 6.14 2.05 3.00 1.64 72% 4.50 4.90 .298

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2016 Stat Review for Jameson Taillon    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.00 K/BB
AVERAGE
6.14 K/9
POOR
2.05 BB/9
GOOD
94.7 MPH Fastball
GREAT
1.6 HR/9
TERRIBLE
2.33 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.50 ERA
WEAK
1.32 WHIP
WEAK
5.02 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.298 BABIP
AVERAGE
72.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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

Taillon was hit hard in Sunday's loss to the Cubs, allowing four runs on eight hits and a walk in just four innings. He struck out five.

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Taillon earned his first major-league victory Tuesday, allowing just two hits and a walk while striking out five over eight shutout innings in a 4-0 win.

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Taillon has been confirmed as Tuesday's starter against the Mets.

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Taillon was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis and he is scheduled to start against the Mets on Tuesday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.

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GM Neal Huntington said Sunday that Juan Nicasio won't pitch Tuesday, leaving the door open for Taillon to start.

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Taillon could pitch Thursday in New York if the Pirates place Gerrit Cole (triceps) on the disabled list, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

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Taillon was optioned back to Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday.

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Taillon tossed six innings against the Mets in his MLB debut Wednesday, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three. He received no decision.

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Taillon was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday and will start against the Mets.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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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.