Jameson Taillon Somehow Stays in Game After Taking Line Drive to Head

Pirates fans had a major scare tonight after top prospect Jameson Taillon took a line drive off the bat of Hernan Perez to the head.
As you can see below, the ball nailed Taillon cleanly and subsequently bounced all the way into left field:



Pitchers are almost always taken out for precautionary reasons, but Taillon is still pitching in this game — he’s allowed just one run through 5 innings of work.



According to Pirates writer Travis Sawchik, Perez’s liner came off the bat at a blistering 105 mph:


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