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Jameson TaillonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Years: 2016-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-131Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJameson Lee Taillon
Height6-6Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 18,1991 [26.272]PlaceThe Woodlands,Texas
High SchoolThe Woodlands (The Woodlands,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$5,600,000Signing ScoutsTrevor HaleyService Time1.110 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-MLB-#11 ... 2011-PIT-#1 ... 2012-MLB-#15 ... 2012-PIT-#2 ... 2013-MLB-#19 ... 2013-PIT-#2 ... 2014-PIT-#2 ... 2014-MLB-#22 ... 2015-MLB-#29 ... 2015-PIT-#2 ... 2016-PIT-#4   [PIPE] 2016-MLB-#54 ... 2016-PIT-#4
MLB DebutJune 8,2016 [24.203]
OrganizationsPIT [6] Awards1
TBC Player ID156759Retrosheet IDtailj001MLBAM ID592791
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (31.86%) -- Fastball (30.38%) -- Curveball (24.04%) -- Changeup (8.39%) -- Slider (5.28%) -- Cutter (0.05%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 95.17 - [2017] - 94.98 - [2016] - 94.19
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts55Walks81Hittable53SO/BB82vsPower53Hitting24Durability47Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2011West Virginia PowerSALApit46ST19233.9823230000092.2894541922973001.208.640.872.149.424.41.400-
2012Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit19ST20683.82232302000125.0109575310379814001.177.850.722.667.062.65.429-
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit30ST20301.59330000017.0113301180000.715.82--0.539.5318.001.000-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0983.55262602000142.01206056103811614001.117.610.632.417.353.05.529-
2013Altoona CurveEastAApit44ST21473.67201910000110.011254458361066001.349.140.652.948.652.94.364-
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit36ST21133.89660000037.0311616116373001.277.540.243.899.002.31.250-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST05103.73262510000147.014370619521439001.328.740.553.188.742.75.333-
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit19ST24422.0410100000061.244141426611000.816.420.290.888.9010.17.667-
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit50ST24543.38181800000104.09940391317851231.128.571.131.477.365.00.5563.71
2017Altoona CurveEastAApit50ST25000.0011000003.01000161000.673.00--3.0018.006.00--
2017Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit49ST25014.09220000011.0126502150001.279.82--1.6412.277.50.000-
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0013.21330000014.0136503211001.148.36--1.9313.507.00.000-
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit50ST25874.44252500000133.2152696611461257041.4810.230.743.108.422.72.5333.48
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpitST26993.66242402100140.0136585713361232041.238.740.842.317.913.42.5000.31
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22203.86676702100377.23871671623799333102111.299.220.882.367.943.36.5240.38
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter20243.48888712000456.24091951773012143828001.168.040.592.388.613.62.455-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter562.87181800000109.28736353241134001.017.140.251.979.274.71.455-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter773.31242310000130.012457488381307001.248.560.552.628.983.42.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter683.82232302000125.0109575310379814001.177.850.722.667.062.65.429-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.9823230000092.2894541922973001.208.640.872.149.424.41.400-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22203.86676702100377.23871671623799333102111.299.220.882.367.943.36.524-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.86393901100220.0225979422581946161.299.220.882.367.943.36.5200.38
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10123.48424201000220.01979485145821113001.168.040.592.388.613.62.455-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit30p2012000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Altoona CurveEastAApit44p2111181100000011001000.056.105.056.1611020.125.000.056.0835.0050.0010.000.000.000.00
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit36p2123010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2960.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13211200000011101000.095.136.095.2312023.200.000.048.1124.3547.8311.000.000.000.00
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit19p2424010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2200.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit50p2417320300020001700402.094.083.094.1773036.158.000.000.0730.0047.220.000.000.000.00
2017Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit49p2510000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.693100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit50p2523382600000001505002.158.158.158.3166043.261.000.000.1380.0034.880.000.000.000.00
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpitp2622410310030011503001.073.095.098.1934145.115.025.049.0882.2233.3315.000.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6211121210050014708405.108.112.117.229131124.176.009.018.0000.8137.9047.000.000.008.33
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17271300000021301000.111.172.111.2833030.214.000.074.0006.6743.336.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter57020000001200000.286.375.286.661208.400.000.143.00012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12201100000011101000.050.095.050.1451022.111.000.050.0004.5550.0011.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6211121210050014708405.108.112.117.229131124.176.009.018.0000.8137.9047.000.000.008.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622905313001300312302110013.108.112.117.229343324.176.009.018.0000.8137.9047.000.000.008.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162257102900000019124010000.111.172.111.283290286.214.000.074.0006.6743.336.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011West Virginia Power SALApit19P23--782-1715.8820.65------23100.016.7
2012Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit20P23--1220-232321.0001.39------23100.016.8
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit20P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
2013Altoona Curve EastAApit21P20--148-122221.0001.10------20100.014.1
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit21P6--14--551.0000.83------6100.04.2
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit24P10--67111413.9291.30------10100.06.9
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P1818104514212119.9051.060.188280.0-18100.011.2
2017Altoona Curve EastAApit25P1---------------1100.00.7
2017Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25P2---31-43.7501.50------2100.01.4
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P2525133717--24241.0000.960.1815-100.0-25100.015.4
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P43432371231214543.9561.000.1823292.0-430.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P18--714212321.9131.17------180.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P24--1411-125251.0001.04------240.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--1220-232321.0001.39------230.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--782-1715.8820.65------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011West Virginia Power SALApit1923----------
2012Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit2023----------
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit203----------
2013Altoona Curve EastAApit2120----------
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit216----------
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2410----------
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2418----------
2017Altoona Curve EastAApit251----------
2017Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit252----------
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2525----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor21000.0011000002.0110013001.004.500.004.5013.503.004.50.000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB21000.0011000002.0110013001.004.500.004.5013.503.004.50.000
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB22003.3720200002.2431010102.2713.500.003.370.000.0010.12.000
2016Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24004.5020200004.0622123002.0013.502.254.506.751.504.50.000
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25003.52550000015.112661512201.137.040.592.937.042.403.52.000
2018Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26102.13431000012.26331312200.744.260.712.138.534.002.131.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs000.0011000002.0110013001.004.500.004.5013.503.004.50.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs102.951495000036.729151231230501.127.120.742.957.362.503.681.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2523000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2018Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2622010000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.50033.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs55010000001200000.200.333.200.533106.333.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010High School All-American - 1st Team (RHP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-06-12SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.207Team Roster on 2017-06-12
2017-06-07SPPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab25.202Team Roster on 2017-06-07
2017-05-28SPPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Altoona (AA) for rehab25.192Team Roster on 2017-05-28
2017-05-06SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Groin discomfort (Testicular Cancer Surgery)25.170Team Roster on 2017-05-06
2016-09-02SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Bristol (Rk)24.289Team Roster on 2016-09-02
2016-08-31SPPittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bristol (Rk)24.287Team Roster on 2016-08-31
2016-07-20SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.245Team Roster on 2016-07-20
2016-07-05PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right shoulder fatigue24.230Team Roster on 2016-07-05
2016-06-09PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)24.204Team Roster on 2016-06-09
2015-10-14PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.331Team Roster on 2015-10-14
2015-04-11PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.145Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2015-03-23PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)23.126Team Roster on 2015-03-23
2014-11-21PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors23.003Team Roster on 2014-11-21
2014-09-29PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list22.316Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-04-01PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Recovering from Tommy John Surgery22.135Team Roster on 2014-04-01
2013-08-05PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)21.261Team Roster on 2013-08-05
2012-08-21PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)20.277Team Roster on 2012-08-21
2012-07-13PPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-Minors--Activated from temporary inactive list20.238Team Roster on 2012-07-13
2012-07-06PPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list20.231Team Roster on 2012-07-06
2012-06-13PPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-Minors--20.208Team Roster on 2012-06-13
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-08-16ContractSigned by Pirates 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Pittsburgh Pirates-185,600,000-------5,600,000Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24507,5000.1177146-3,498,245507,5006,107,500
2017Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25555,5001.1159022353,651,709535,0006,663,000
2018Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26571,000-52314354,360,045545,0007,234,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red