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Bucs' Taillon 'different' after cancer

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BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Jameson Taillon never allowed himself much time to think about his bout with testicular cancer last season.

The Pittsburgh pitcher's focus from nearly the moment he received the diagnosis in early May was to return to the mound as quickly as possible. Just five weeks later, he was activated from the disabled list and pitched five scoreless innings to beat the visiting Colorado Rockies.

"The best-case scenario is that it happened during the season," Taillon said. "I had my teammates for support, and I had a goal of returning to help the team to serve as a distraction."

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