Monday, August 16, 2010

MLB Draft Signing Deadline UPDATE

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed #2 overall pick Jameson Taillon to an undisclosed deal. He was regarded as the #1 pitcher in the country and should become their ace if all should go well.

A further scouting report is found via

Taillon sports a fastball topping 99 mph, a curve in the low 80s, an 87 mph Slider, and a change up that drops to 76 mph. He stands 6'7" and weighs in at a developed 230 lbs. At only 18 years old, his athleticism also stands out as another bonus to the package that comes with.

The Washington Nationals are still awaiting the signing of 17 year old phenom Bryce Harper.

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