Jameson Taillon News Archive
Taillon credits a newly-found two-seam sinking fastball for adding to an already impressive pitching arsenal, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.
Taillon allowed one run on six hits with no walks and six strikeouts over six innings Wednesday against the Mariners to improve to 2-1 this season.
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.
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.
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.
Taillon has been confirmed as Tuesday's starter against the Mets.
Taillon was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis and he is scheduled to start against the Mets on Tuesday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
GM Neal Huntington said Sunday that Juan Nicasio won't pitch Tuesday, leaving the door open for Taillon to start.
Taillon could pitch Thursday in New York if the Pirates place Gerrit Cole (triceps) on the disabled list, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.
Taillon was optioned back to Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday.