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Friday Insider: Taillon’s cash, McCann coveted, Dupree’s future


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Jameson Taillon. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Jameson Taillon watched from afar with interest Wednesday when Aaron Nola signed a contract extension with the Phillies.

Eligible for salary arbitration for the first time and coming off a third-place finish in the National League Cy Young Award voting, Nola signed a four-year, $45 million deal. Philadelphia also holds a $16 million club option on the right-hander for 2023 that can be bought out for $4.5 million.

Taillon will be arbitration-eligible for the first time after this season and Nola’s contract could seemingly be a template for the type of offer the Pirates might make to their top pitcher next winter.

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