|Taillon and Cole eager to move closer to majors|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 22 February 2013 08:51|
The former first round picks are in spring training with the Pirates as non-roster invitees so management can get an up-close look at their development.
So far, so good. The good friends on Friday played in Pittsburgh's annual Black/Gold scrimmage. Both pitched two scoreless innings and looked right at home against big league hitters.
Neither right-handed pitcher is expected to make the club coming out of camp, though there's a chance the 22-year-old Cole could be in Pittsburgh by midseason. It may take a bit longer for the 21-year-old Taillon, though catcher Russell Martin says both have major league talent.