Tag: Jameson Taillon
We released our tenth annual prospect guide this off-season. We have the first nine issues available to download free for all subscribers to the site. We recently had some top ten lists for the decade on this site, ranking the 2010-19 drafts and international signing classes. I wanted to do that for the top ten […]
Today is the deadline for teams and players to submit arbitration figures. We’ll be hearing news on the contract status of eight players on the Pirates’ roster who are arbitration eligible. Here are those arbitration eligible players and their estimated 2020 salaries through arbitration: Josh Bell – $5,900,000 Joe Musgrove – $3,400,000 Keone Kela – $3,400,000 […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates gave injury updates to the local media today on nine players via Todd Tomczyk, their Director of Sports Medicine. Adam Berry from MLB.com has the details here, starting with Gregory Polanco: -Jason Martin (shoulder) might be a little behind heading into the spring, but rehab is going well.-Archer, Bell and Marte are all […]
I've been following Jameson Taillon for a long time on this site. So long, in fact, that when I started following his career, the...
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday afternoon that right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon will miss the entire 2020 season after undergoing flexor tendon repair surgery yesterday. During the surgery, it was determined that Taillon needed right elbow UCL revision surgery. That’s is more commonly known as Tommy John surgery. The initial surgery would have cost Taillon […]
There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least a strong chance to finish above .500, as the team was largely the same as last season and it’s a feat they achieved then. While the club knew about and could […]
It's difficult looking at a pitching leaderboard these days if you follow the Pirates. There are currently 149 pitchers in the majors who have thrown...
Sometime soon, the Pittsburgh Pirates will call up right-handed pitcher Mitch Keller. A lot of signs point to Monday’s doubleheader in Cincinnati being his possible debut, but nothing has been announced yet. Whether he starts that game or not, he’s on the verge of making his highly anticipated debut for the Pirates. With that in […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed third baseman Jung Ho Kang on the 10-day injured list with a left side strain. To take his place on the 25-man roster, the Pirates have purchased the contract of IF/OF Jake Elmore from Indianapolis. To make room on the 40-man roster, Jameson Taillon has been transferred from the 10-day […]