All posts tagged "Jose Tabata"

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke and Clement Lead Indians To 8th Consecutive Win

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians provided some fireworks at Victory Field tonight, as a preview of the post-game stadium and city fireworks.  Indians’ batters belted out four home runs, with 1B Jeff Clement contributing two of them.  Starter Jeff Locke earned his 7th win of the...

  • Analysis
    Tabata Sent to Triple-A to Reignite His Game, But It’s Not Quite Marte Time

    PITTSBURGH, PA -- There came a point in time that the Pirates organization had enough with outfielder Jose Tabata, and decided that a demotion to Triple-A Indianapolis would help him reignite his game. That move came on Tuesday, when Pittsburgh optioned him to Indianapolis and recalled outfielder Gorkys Hernandez. The move, however, was focused...

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    Pirates Option Jose Tabata to Triple-A, Gorkys Hernandez Recalled

    PITTSBURGH, PA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates demoted outfielder Jose Tabata to Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, and recalled Gorkys Hernandez from Triple-A Indy. Tabata is hitting just .230/.295/.341 on the season. Last week, Manager Clint Hurdle said sending the outfielder to Triple-A was an option, due to his lack of hustle and production...

  • Analysis
    GIF: The Pirates throw baseballs

    The Pirates had a rough bottom of the first inning in Philadelphia on Monday. The struggles included several throwing miscues. A few "highlights." ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month....

  • Analysis
    Pirates Have Struggled With Stealing on Both Sides of the Game This Year

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- After starting the season off by stealing 13 bases, but getting caught 10 times, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle knew the club needed to refocus. The Pirates were still getting caught about 50 percent of the time in the month of May. Pittsburgh isn't built with a lineup full of threatening bats,...

  • Injury Updates
    Tabata Exits Game Early With Leg Cramp

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Outfielder Jose Tabata was removed from the Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park on Sunday in the top of the sixth inning due to tightness and cramping in his left leg. The left fielder was examined by trainers after running from first to third base on...

  • Analysis
    Jose Tabata Gets His Swagger Back

    Towards the end of April, Jose Tabata said that he was working on tweaking his swing. The outfielder was watching old videos from the 2011 season, and put that work into the cages with Manager Clint Hurdle and hitting coach Gregg Ritchie. Tabata knows his strength is to right-center field, and admitted that...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Karstens Moving in the Right Direction

    Right-hander Jeff Karstens is continuing to progress back from right shoulder inflammation that caused him to exit his third start of the season on April 17 early, and be placed on the 15-day disabled list the following day. After resting his arm for 10 days, Karstens has started throwing on flat ground....

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: The Bats of Alvarez, Tabata Are Taking Big Steps Forward

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Third baseman Pedro Alvarez has been putting in early work in the cages, working on his swing with hitting coach Gregg Ritchie. And over the past several games it looks like the hard work is starting to pay off. The Pirates faced a lot of criticism for starting Alvarez...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Presley, Tabata to Share Leadoff Spot

    Throughout Grapefruit League action, Alex Presley got the majority of the starts batting leadoff. Jose Tabata followed in the two spot. The trend continued into the regular season with Presley hitting first for the first three games. But on game four of the season, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle decided to switch the lineup up,...

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