Jameson Taillon, the second overall pick in the 2010 draft, has been promoted to double-A Altoona to finish the 2012 season. Taillon will make his debut with the Curve on Tuesday, August 21 at Trenton.
Taillon started 23 games for the Marauders this season, posting a 6-8 record and a 3.82 ERA. In 125 innings pitched, he struck out 98 batters and walked 37. High-A hitters batted just .230 against Taillon.
Taillon is 1-1 with a 1.80 ERA in three starts in August and has a 2.80 ERA in his last 10 starts.