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Jameson Taillon undergoes surgery on right arm

August 14, 2019

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent flexor tendon repair surgery on Tuesday, August 13. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. During the procedure it was determined that Jameson also required right elbow UCL

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent flexor tendon repair surgery on Tuesday, August 13. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. During the procedure it was determined that Jameson also required right elbow UCL revision surgery (Tommy John surgery), which was also performed by Dr. Altchek yesterday.

Taillon is projected to return to full competition for the 2021 season.