It has been a roller coaster ride of a 2018 season for Jameson Taillon and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Like his team, Taillon has shown flashes of brilliance, but also has struggled mightily at times. Entering Friday’s game at Busch Stadium, Taillon hadn’t tallied a victory since April 8, and his team desperately a strong performance after a heartbreaking loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
Taillon was on point on Friday, tossing eight shutout innings and the Pirates offense scattered enough runs for a comfortable 4-0 victory.
Improving to 3-4 on the season, Taillon gave up just three hits and one walk while striking out six, keeping the Cardinals off the scoreboard. Edgar Santana pitched a scoreless ninth inning, while the Bucs battled Miles Mikolas and the Cards’ bullpen...Read More