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Minor Moves: Tabata Begins Rehab Assignment; Ali Solis to Indianapolis

Minor Moves: Tabata Begins Rehab Assignment; Ali Solis to Indianapolis

Jose Tabata

Jose Tabata has started a rehab assignment with Indianapolis. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

Along with the promotion of Tony Sanchez to the majors, the Pittsburgh Pirates have also promoted catcher Ali Solis to Indianapolis. Solis is a strong defensive catcher who the Pirates claimed off waivers from San Diego over the off-season, then outrighted to Triple-A. He’s been out for most of the year with back problems.

The Pirates have also sent Jose Tabata to Indianapolis to start a rehab assignment. That’s a good sign to show that Tabata is close to returning. Position players have a maximum of 20 days they can spend on rehab assignment. No word yet on how many Tabata will need.

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