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Pittsburgh Pirates

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Pirates prospect Jameson Taillon hopes to throw off mound in January
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates starting pitcher prospect Jameson Taillon, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, is throwing from 120 feet and is pitching off flat ground, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He hopes to throw off a mound in January.

"My elbow feels great," Taillon said. "Body feels great. It's a year just to work out and get stronger. My legs have gotten a lot stronger. Really, my whole body has gotten a lot stronger."

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Pirates shore up 40-man roster
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

The Pirates have added four players to the 40-man roster on Thursday.

Jameson Taillon , Nick Kingham , Willy Garcia and Elias Diaz all had their contracts purchased. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the team outrighted Brent Morel and designated Ramon Cabrera for assignment. 

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Jameson Taillon doing well after undergoing elbow surgery
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said starting pitcher prospect Jameson Taillon is doing well after undergoing Tommy John surgery April 9. Taillon will miss the rest of the 2014 season.

"Early rehab is great, he's getting range of motion back, all positive so far," Huntington said, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Jameson Taillon undergoes Tommy John surgery
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates starting pitcher prospect Jameson Taillon underwent Tommy John surgery Wednesday, according to MLB.com. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altcheck.

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Jameson Taillon to miss season due to elbow surgery
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Pirates pitching prospect Jameson Taillon is the latest big-name pitcher to sustain to a season-ending elbow injury. The team announced Sunday the highly touted pitching prospect will miss the 2014 season as he undergoes Tommy John surgery.

The second opinion confirmed the original diagnosis of damage to the UCL in his elbow. Dr. David Altcheck will perform the surgery.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/245
Birthdate:
11/18/1991
Age:
23
Hometown:
Lakeland, FL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:

MLB Experience:
0
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