With the team going out and signing a new catcher this offseason, the Pirates pitching staff was looking towards spring training as an opportunity to familiarize themselves with Russell Martin.
The Pirates hopes for the future lie heavily on the arms of Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon, and Catcher Tony Sanchez has caught both of them and knows what they’re capable of.
Together, they’re considered the future of the Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon, selected second overall in the 2010 MLB Draft, and Gerrit Cole, taken first overall in 2011. By May of next year, they could both be in the Pirates’ starting rotation.
This was not a good day to be a Pirates pitcher. The staff combined to allow 16 runs on 14 hits and also walked 14 batters all leading to a 16-6 loss to the Boston red Sox today at McKechnie Field.
The Pirates 2010 and 2011 first round draft picks – Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole – squared off against one another in the Black-Gold intra-squad scrimmage Friday afternoon at McKechnie Field.
93.7 The FAN Pirates pre and postgame host Dan Zangrilli provides all the latest news coming out of Pirates spring training.
Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington feels strongly in the direction that his major league club has gone under Manager Clint Hurdle, and while they aren’t all the way where they want to be, he was happy enough with the results to reward Hurdle with a new contract.
Many believe Pirates top prospect Gerrit Cole could find his way to the major leagues this year, and he talked about those expectations and how he welcomes them when he joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Jameson Taillon owned the Richmond Flying Squirrels in his Double-A home debut, allowing just an infield single through six shutout innings, and the Altoona Curve earned a series victory over Richmond with a 7-0 rout at People’s Natural Gas Field Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pirates prospect Jameson Taillon couldn’t have looked much better in his first appearance with the Double-A Altoona Curve, throwing five scoreless innings in a 5-0 win at Trenton Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have promoted 20-year-old pitcher Jameson Taillon to the Altoona Curve, the club’s Double-A affiliate, it was announced Friday afternoon. This pairs Taillon with Curve starter Gerrit Cole, the other top pitching prospect in the Pirates’ system.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching, and the Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be major players with one of the top targets on the market.
Pirates Minor League pitcher and former 1st Round Draft choice Jameson Taillon joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about the season he has been having in the minors, and what his path to the majors looks like.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Here’s a look at how the Pirates farm clubs and top prospects performed yesterday. Indianapolis (AAA) beat Toledo, 8-3: *SS Pedro Ciriaco: 2-6, 2 runs, Double, RBI, SB (#13) *LF John Bowker: 4-5, […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Thanks to the 2011 MLB Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates added some big-time talent into their minor league system. RHP Gerrit Cole and OF Josh Bell were considered by most MLB scouts to be […]
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