Who is Jameson Taillon?

Jameson Taillon is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. He is a Canadian-American. The second overall choice in the 2010 MLB Draft, he is a big and powerful right-handed pitcher. Jameson Taillon was born in Lakeland, Florida, on November 18, 1991.

He was dubbed the finest high school pitching prospect since Josh Beckett by the analytic baseball website Fangraphs in 2010. He went to The Woodlands High School and planned to attend Rice University before signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

With the second overall pick in the 2010 MLB draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates picked James Taillon. Fangraphs dubbed him the finest high school pitching prospect since Josh Beckett. In April 2014, Taillon underwent Tommy John surgery, which ruled him out for the 2014 season.

Taillon returned to the Indians in 2016, making 10 starts before being promoted to the major leagues. After Francisco Liriano’s start was moved back one day after the team had played a doubleheader the day before, the Pirates summoned Taillon to make a spot start on June 8.

Jameson Taillon Salary: How Much Does Jameson Taillon Make?

Jameson Taillon salary is $2,250,000 per year, including a $0 signing bonus. Jameson Taillon’s net worth is $11,599,590.

Career Earnings:

Year Basic Salary Sign Bonus Year Total
2021 $2,250,000 $2,250,000
2020 $833,333 $833,333
2019 $587,500 $587,500
2018 $571,000 $571,000
2017 $555,500 $555,500
2016 $302,257 $302,257
2010 $6,500,000 $6,500,000

Current Contract:

Year Age Basic Salary
2021 29 $2,250,000

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