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Pirates starting pitcherJameson Taillonunderwent surgery Monday morningfor suspected testicular cancer, the team announced.The 25-year-old right-hander originallywas placedon the 10-day disabled listSaturday due togroin discomfort.An abnormality was discovered, and Taillon and his doctors decided surgery was the best course of action.”Jameson has again proven to us what a strong person he is by the way in which he has reacted to this development,” Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said in ahttps://www.tigersedges.com/detroit-tigers/travis-wood-jerseystatement.”We are appreciative of Dr. (John C.) Lyne and the staff at Allegheny General Hospital for their invaluable expertise and efforts in caring for Jameson.”We have told Jameson that our only priority is his health and well-being. His teammates, our coaches, baseball staff and entire organization will support him in his recovery in every po sible way and we will keep him in our thoughts and prayers.”Taillon wouldbe eligible to return from the disabled list May 14, but that likely will change Denny McLain Jersey basedon his recovery and treatment plan. Testicular cancer is common among young and middle-aged males. Most men diagnosed are givenfavorable diagnosis for a quick and full recovery.Huntington said a timeline for Taillon’s recovery at this point is unclear.It’s the latest setback for Taillon, who as the Pirates’ top prospect in 2014 underwent Tommy John surgery and had sports hernia surgery in 2015.He was also struck in the head by a 105 mph line drive as a rookie last season.pic.twitter.com/ZcwEXwfDNz Jameson Taillon (@JTaillon19) May 8, 2017Taillon, a rising star in his first full MLB season with the Pirates,has https://www.tigersedges.com/detroit-tigers/victor-martinez-jerseya 2-1 record with a 3.31 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 35 1/3 innings pitched.