Pirates shut down Jameson Taillon due to elbow discomfort

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The Pirates have shut down pitcher Jameson Taillon due to discomfort in his right elbow, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Taillon, 27, has been out since early May due to a flexor strain and had just begun to throw from 90 feet. Prior to landing on the injured list, Taillon posted a 4.10 ERA with 30 strikeouts and eight walks across 37 1/3 innings.

Taillon will undergo further evaluation which will allow the team to provide an updated timetable for his recovery.