Sport Taillon gets giant card from Pirates fans after cancer diagnosis

00:41  20 may  2017
00:41  20 may  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Amid cancer recurrence, Holly Rowe gets extension at ESPN

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Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon recently underwent surgery after a dianosis of testicular cancer , and on Friday he received a gift from Pirates fans . Taillon showed off a giant card signed by a large number of Pittsburgh fans on Instagram.

Jameson Taillon is on the mend but ready to get back to his routine. The Pirates starting pitcher rejoined his teammates at PNC Park on Tuesday after undergoing surgery for suspected The team also invited fans to sign a get -well card for Taillon during Tuesday's game against the Nationals.

Jameson Taillon © (AP Photo) Jameson Taillon Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon recently underwent surgery after a diagnosis of testicular cancer, and on Friday he received a gift from Pirates fans.

In a video posted on Twitter, Taillon showed off a giant card signed by a large number of Pittsburgh fans.


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Taillon also met with the media for the first time since his diagnosis, and said he has only received good news so far.

Taillon also said he's heard from fellow cancer survivors and patients such as Lance Armstrong, Andrew Lambo, Chad Bettis and John Kruk.

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Pirates RHP Taillon diagnosed with testicular cancer .
Tests on tissue removed from Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon last week confirmed he is dealing with testicular cancer. Pittsburgh trainer Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday that Taillon will be re-evaluated next week before addressing the next course of treatment.Taillon discovered the abnormality after being placed on the disabled list on May 6 and had tissue surgically removed two days later at Allegheny General Hospital.The 25-year-old Taillon, who owns a 2-1 mark with a 3.31 ERA in six starts this season, was cleared to play catch and resume light cardiovascular drills Wednesday.

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