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Jose Tabata

José Nicolas Tábata (supposedly born August 12, 1988 in Estado Anzoátegui, Venezuela) is a professional baseball outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Andrew Lambo Clint Hurdle Neil Walker Pedro Alvarez Marlon Byrd Garrett Jones Andrew McCutchen Josh Harrison Jordy Mercer Russell Martin Felix Pie Mark Melancon Starling Marte Travis Snider Francisco Liriano Charlie Morton Alex Rios

Send Jose Tabata down, and please bring up Gregory Polanco, who is only hitting .465! We can't wait till summer!
Jose Tabata will PH for Snider as Parra takes over for Leake.
SAN DIEGO -- Andrew Cashner is ''totally aware'' the San Diego Padres have never had a no-hitter in their mostly sad-sack history, which has now reached 46 seasons and 7,176 games. After throwing his second one-hitter in a span of five starts, the big Texan is the leading candidate to end that drought. ''That's one of my goals. I definitely want a no-hitter,'' Cashner said after allowing just one single and striking out 11 in a 6-0 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. ''I don't think there's any reason why I can't build off this. When you get late in a game and your pitch count's high, you've really got to bear down and grind through. I think this will build toward something down the road.'' Cashner took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before Rajai Davis hit a one-out flare single into center field, just past the glove of outstretched second baseman Jedd Gyorko. Davis stole second and third, and Ian Kinsler walked before Miguel Cabrera hit into a double play. Cashner ended his remarkable ...
The White Sox have announced their opening day roster. They will carry 13 pitchers and 12 position players into opening day with the roster breaking down as follows: Pitchers: SP Hector Santiago, SP Edwin Jackson, SP Hector Noesi, SP Ricky Nolasco, SP Joe Saunders, RP Matt Maloney, RP Philip Humber, RP Kyle Waldrop, RP Dylan Axelrod, RP Jose Arredondo, RP Gregory Infante, RP Rex Brothers, CL Jorge De Leon Position Players: C Jesus Flores, C Bryan Pena, 1B Kendrys Morales, 1B/DH Dan Black, 2B Emilio Bonifacio, 2B/3B Buck Britton, 2B/3B/SS Yamaico Narvarro, 1B/3B/OF Bobby Borchering, SS Osvaldo Martinez, LF Christian Yelich, OF Alberto Madrid, CF Franklin Gutierrez* (Gutierrez is currently on the DL but will be ready to return before Opening Day; OF Jose Tabata expects to be sent down to AAA) RF/DH Carlos Peguero will come off the DL within the first month of season and a further roster move is expected at that time. SP Hector Santiago will get his first career Opening Day start vs. the Minnesota Twins (Co ...
BRADENTON, Fla. — There were two notable things about Jose Tabata last season: the Pirates outfielder reported to spring training with a tattoo of a set of red lips on his neck; and he ended the year playing for a team in the postseason, albeit as a bench player, and did not make a peep about losing...
We've played two innings in Port Charlotte and it's still 6-1 Buccos. Jose Tabata, and Chris Stewart due up in the third.
Jose Tabata with an RBI single to make it 5-0 and still nobody out T1
Just like Elvis, the hits keep coming. A single by Jose Tabata makes it 5-0 Still nobody out in the first inning.
David Lough, Alex Presley, or Jose Tabata...round 23 folks. Help a brutha out.
Jose Tabata had a career year last year and was the starter for that team until Aug, 1st place
. Tabata: signed new deal/never saw em. Cutch: see Tabata, Jose. Pedro: see the trend?
Polanco seemingly has an opening with a Jose Tabata/Travis Snider platoon probably not going to make it through the season
Byron Buxton went 0-5 in one game this Spring. That's scary. We don't want any Jose Tabata's or Cameron Maybin's... .
.adds a run-scoring double and Pedro Alvarez' groundout brings home Jose Tabata to make it 3-0 Buccos in the third …
As of right now I think the Pirates biggest flaw is as follows: The lack of power at first bast and right field. Right now they have 4 platoon players in those positions. Last year the combination of Garrett Jones, Gaby Sanchez, Jose Tabata, Andrew Lambo and Travis Snider produced 31 home runs. 15 of those came from Garrett Jones who was so obviously inadequate that Marlon Byrd was able to come in and take his job - NO QUESTIONS ASKED. (One good thing about Marlon Byrd is he forever silenced the Garrett Jones fans on this page - of course Jones helped do that himself with his declining production). My point is we lost the one player who produced half of those home runs so unless some combination of the remaining guys takes up the slack the Bucs have a real BIG problem. Now if Tabata can establish himself as our leadoff batter with consistent production in the No. 1 spot and if Starlin Marte can improve his power numbers then he could move down to No. 5. That would be great. I have little faith tha ...
Only other hitters to originally sign with NYY since 2004 who got significant MLB time in '13: Jose Tabata (PIT) and Jesus Montero (SEA).
Wheeling News Register Pittsburgh Pirates Take Part in 'Shop With a Cop Program' at The Highlands WTRF Some big time baseball players spent their Thursday morning at the Highlands, along with members of the Wheeling Police department for the "Shop With a Cop" program. Jose Tabata, Charlie Morton,...
The sent Michael Brantley and cash to the for Tom Milone and Jose Tabata.
Dodgers eat 40% Kemp's contract, Pirates send Jose Tabata and Mark Melancon + pieces, move Kemp to 1B when Polanco up in RF.
Jose Tabata lines to RF for single Walker advances to second base. Andrew McCutchen is up
Jose Tabata draws a walk bases loaded for Andrew McCutchen here comes Bob Melvin and looks like we're going to have a pitching change
Its a playoff baseball night in Pittsburgh! Game 5 of Pirates vs Cards! Lets Go Bucs! Good luck to my boys Jordy Mercer, Justin Morneau, Gerrit Cole, Garrett Jones, Neil Walker, Charlie Morton, Justin Wilson, Tony Watson, Andrew McCutchen, Jose Tabata, Starling Marte and the rest of the team! Its do or die boys! No matter what happens tonight im proud of these boys and how far we came this season! Lets Go Bucs! We Believe! In Cole we Trust! Need me text the cell!
It's so nice to see former such as Austin Jackson, Mark Melancon, Jose Tabata, Jose Veras, Russell Martin & AJ Burnett in playoffs
The Pirates have quite a few ex-Yankees. Jose Tabata, Mark Melancon, AJ Burnett, Russell Martin. All who are big parts in this Pirates team
I will never say I told you so,because I hate to debate stupid people.But,guys like David Halpern and others,who scoffed at my suggestion in June that the Pirates were going to be in the race to the end,were extremely naive.Pittsburgh's pitching was much better.Russell Martin gave them great catching,a clutch bat and handled the pitching staff beautifully.Starling Marte gave them speed,Jose Tabata and Josh Harrison gave them depth.Jason Grilli and Mark Melancon,two setup guys,embraced the role of the closer this year.Two late season acquisitions,Marlon Byrd and Justin Morneau,made their lineup more versatile,and in the process,gave more depth to their bench.Those two really made life easier for Clint Hurdle,who is a very good manager.
Nice play by Jordy Mercer.I did not,however,think those were smart moves by Clint Hurdle in the previous inning.You waste Jose Tabata in a situation,which isn't desperate for you,and Clint Barmes always hit the Cardinals,as a Pirate and in Colorado.
10 SILENT AUCTION ITEMS! The Fall Festival is TOMORROW! In addition to FOOD, FUN and GAMES, we will be having a SILENT AUCTION! 1. PRINCIPAL for a DAY!!! 2. GYM TEACHER for a DAY!!! 3. PARTICIPATE in the COIN TOSS on the field at the BVA HOME FOOTBALL GAME on 10-4-13 and sit in the PRESS BOX!!! 4. YOU get to be the LEADER of the SCHOOL HALLOWEEN PARADE!!! Yes, that is right...the GRAND MARSHALL! -AND- FRONT ROW SEATS for you and (1) FRIEND for all SCHOOL ASSEMBLIES during the 2013-2014 school year! 5. Playground Recess for YOU and (1) FRIEND for all (4) RECESS PERIODS!!! 6. THANKSGIVING FEAST for you and (3) FRIENDS!!! 7. Pick a TEACHER you have had in the PAST and have LUNCH with them in SCHOOL!!! 8. YOU and YOUR CLASSROOM get to watch a MOVIE on an INFLATABLE MOVIE SCREEN in SCHOOL!!! (of course SNACKS will be PROVIDED) 9. LUNCH for YOU and (3) FRIENDS outside at the PAVILION!!! 10. AUTOGRAPHED PIRATES BASEBALL FROM SEPT 16, 2013 Autographs include.Jason Grilli, Josh Harrison, Jose Tabata, Travis Snid . ...
Manager Clint Hurdle has chosen a nine-man pitching staff that includes starters Francisco Liriano, who will get the ball for the 8:07 p.m. ET game against the Reds, and Gerrit Cole, who will be available if early relief is needed. The rest of the bullpen will include the seven relief mainstays: Jeanmar Gomez, Bryan Morris, Vin Mazzaro, lefties Tony Watson and Justin Wilson, setup man Mark Melancon and closer Jason Grilli. As expected, the Bucs are going with three catchers -- Russell Martin, John Buck and Tony Sanchez -- and a full complement of infielders, with both Garrett Jones and Gaby Sanchez available behind starting first baseman Justin Morneau. The other infielders include Pedro Alvarez, Clint Barmes, Neil Walker, Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer. The only questionable call was on the fifth outfielder along with starters Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen and Marlon Byrd, and No. 4 outfielder Jose Tabata. The club chose Travis Snider -- who has three pinch-hit homers this season, over another lefty-h ...
When Russell Martin and Jose Tabata are your 7 and 8 hitters, your lineup is pretty strong. Bring on October baseball.
1st inning by hip hip Jose Tabata on an infield single.
inning 1 by Jose Tabata. They will have struck out 0 times by then.
Swastika neck tattoo. And Jose Tabata thought he was badass.
Trevor. We went over this Friday. Keep em straight, Matt Adams went to SR ... Jose Tabata went to PR
BOOOM! Tabby!! Jose Tabata's oppo-bomb makes it 6-2 Pirates, Now there's a chance Gomez can get a 3-inning save, We'll see, -RI
Jose Tabata ties the game at 1 with a single that scores Barmes, who led the inning off with a base hit, -RI
If Greg Brown doesn't hate Jose Tabata, he, at the minimum, very strongly dislikes him in every imaginable, possible way.
I just don't get the Clint Hurdle love affair with Jose Tabata. 4 or 5th OF at best. Too few HRs, too many infield groundouts.
Jose Tabata will not see any more action and i am kinda bummed I like the guy
Carl Crawford slower than Jose Tabata getting to a ball in the OF.
This will be Lambo's MLB debut, He will bat 7th in place of Jose Tabata, who was scratched moments ago with flu-like symptoms, -RI
Stay with us,hoping to talk to Jose Tabata on the field for Pirates Post Game, -DP
A rocket shot for Jose Tabata into the ivy in left field ties the game at 2, Marte scores all the way from first on the double, -RI
Quote from about Jose Tabata's tatty of lips on his neck. Did someone actually tell him that looks good?
Jose Tabata with a clutch 2 out double its now 12-8 crazy game
Jose Tabata's bases loaded double makes it 12-8 and now a save situation as Edward Mujica makes his way in from the bullpen.
Jose Tabata with a 2-run double. Score is now 12-8. Somehow, the tying run is on deck. -RI
"Tabata Tabata." - Every time I hear Jose Tabata's name said in a game, I think this...
Nobody camps under a fly ball like Jose Tabata.
Thank you jose tabata for getting your bad swing of the game out of the way early this time
Jose Tabata has 14 hits in 35 ABs against the Cardinals in 2013, good for a .400 batting average.
Everytime my mom sees Jose Tabata, she says to me, "look he's got a big sucker bite on his neck"... and she is serious
Jose Tabata is hitting .314 (32-for-102) within the division this year; .400 (14-for-35) in 13 games against the Cardinals.
Jose tabata with a double and bucs at 2nd and 3rd with one out
Nice sliding catch by Jose tabata 2 -Redbirds 0 and onto the bottom of the fourth
Jose Tabata is going to be one of those guys where you wonder how good he could be if he tried on a consistent basis.
Thank you for that totally unnecessary sliding catch Jose Tabata
Garrett Jones hits a two-out double to right field scoring Jose Tabata and Neil Walker. out in front early 2-0.
Jose Tabata is an enigma wrapped in a baseball uniform. On a field.
I like jose tabata hes been nice like jhay
Lefty Justin Wilson in to pitch for the Felix Pie stays in game in LF, bats 9th; Jose Tabata out, Wilson in 1st spot
It looks like that thing that's tattoo'd to Jose Tabata's neck.
Sunday is kids day with Jose Tabata temporary Lip tattoo .
Jose Tabata ripped a triple off the Clemente Wall in right field
Defensive changes for the Clint Barmes in at SS, Felix Pie in LF, Jordy Mercer moves from SS to 2B, Josh Harrison, Jose Tabata out
Marlon Byrd has more production in this game then Garrett Jones/Travis Snider/Jose Tabata/Alex Presley/Andrew Lambo has this season
Does Jose Tabata have a neck tat that looks like a pair of lips? Because if I saw that correctly, geez.
Just noticed Jose Tabata's neck tattoo. What y'all think?
I have a love/hate relationship with Jose Tabata. Those are actually my lips on his neck.
Jose Tabata leads off with a triple, scores on an RBI single by Josh Harrison ... 3, 0, bottom 5
Jose Tabata triple, is this real life?
Trip, Trip, Triple for Jose Tabata and are in business!
Jose Tabata's pants were the best $75 I ever convinced Matt Brennan to spend.
Um...are we sure that was Jose Tabata?! He doesn't do things like that! Ever!
Don't look now, but Jose Tabata isn't a black hole in the lineup recently
I don't even want you to click on this to read it. I just want you to look at the picture of Jose Tabata.
Nice to see Jose Tabata celebrating Marlon Byrd's arrival by not running out a ground ball.
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Scooter Gennett with a heckuva backhand play to get Jose Tabata, end the 2nd ... 1, 0, end 2
Jose Tabata shall now be known as kissyneck
Sorry for the delay on the Notebook, all. Lots of things happening. Big thanks to on the audio hook-up.
Ron Cook is a joke, who is he putting blame on for last night? Jose Tabata.
I think Jose Tabata would be a nice get as the PTBNL.
I want to see a jose tabata iq test
Jeanmar Gomez, RHP, now in for the batting 1st; Felix Pie stays in LF, batting 9th; Jose Tabata out to start the top of the 6th
Think if Jose tabata could catch a baseball...
Back to back to back hits by Andrew Lambo, Felix Pie, and Jose Tabata. Just like we all expected in Spring Training.
Scooter Gennett saves a run with a diving stop on Jose Tabata's single up the middle ...
Hey Bob, who stands to lose the most playing time with the acquisition of Marlon Byrd? Jose Tabata?
Any team putting Jose Tabata in the lineup will never win a division. Terrible
BREAKING: The Pittsburgh have just sent Jose Tabata down to Siberia.
Jose Tabata played that ball about as well as I would have
I hope the player to be named later is Jose Tabata
Breaking news: Jose Tabata is not Starling Marte, Jeff Locke is not Clayton Kershaw.
Aramis Ramirez doubles off Jose Tabata's glove in LF to score Aoki, Lucroy ... 5, 0, top 5 .. and that's it for Jeff Locke
LOL @ Jose Tabata leaping to still miss.
Jose Tabata has hit .522 against Kyle Lohse in his career with a HR and 4 RBI in 23 AB's.
How the *** did Jose Tabata convince the Pirates he was worth a six-year contract?
New post: outfielders Jose Tabata, Andrew McCutchen, and Felix Pie celebrate at the end of their MLB National League
Pirates squash Giants after Cain exits early: Garrett Jones and Jordy Mercer homered, Jose Tabata hit a three-...
Jon Jay singles on a line drive to right fielder Jose Tabata. Matt Carpenter to 3rd. One out. v
Did Jose Tabata's wife really steal a baby?
Yes. Neil Walker, Jose Tabata, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Charlie Morton and Garrett Jones are KILLING this team :)
b. you don't bench the 7th most valuable OF in the league (in terms of WAR) for an extended period for JOSE TABATA!
Jose Tabata is the only outfielder in baseball that I've seen that sometimes catches the ball with two hands. Seriously, who does it?
I think Jose Tabata gave Tony Watson the flu. That would be my only explanation.
At this rate, Jose Tabata will pinch hit despite flu-like symptoms, vomit on home plate, and then ground out to short.
Somebody call Michael Jordan and have him teach Jose Tabata how to have the flu.
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At this point, Jose Tabata's foe-like symptoms have probably subsided, right?
Hey Pedro, don't you know that's Jose Tabata's thing?
Jose Tabata with flu like symptoms. He's in his room at the hotel angling the door mirror just right to watch the game on the toilet.
A few games in, I'm liking this Jose Tabata.
Jose Tabata was scratched from the lineup because of lying-about-his-age-type symptoms
On my knees and praying that Jose Tabata is forever known as the next Wally Pipp
Andrew Lambo to make debut tonight vs Cardinals, Credits success to Jose Tabata's lunchtime choice of India Garden.
I bet Jose Tabata does have "flu-like symptoms". probably made himself sick over coming to take his job
Jose Tabata illness = Clint Hurdle forgot Andrew Lambo had been called up until someone reminded him
Jose Tabata and Pedro Alvarez will forever get crucified by Pirate fans.
Bryce Harper gets the flu, it's a tragedy, Jose Tabata gets sick, must be faking it.
Props to the Cardinals for poisoning Wainwright kryptonite Jose Tabata.
From reports in St Louis, Jose Tabata (sick) scratched tonight for Pirates; Andrew Lambo will make MLB debut in RF.
Andrew Lambo will make major league debut tonight after scratch Jose Tabata (flu-like symptoms) from the lineup. P…
Jose Tabata scratched with small sample-itis.
Pirates get there wish w Lambo in lineup, Jose Tabata has flu-like symptoms.
Somehow we missed Jose Tabata's 25th or 30th birthday yesterday. Tabby's batting .158 with one HR & 1 SB since July 14.
Jose Tabata will miss today's game because he has a baby to return.
Recommendation by :Jose Make sure you get Tabata out o...
In 23 career games at Busch Stadium, Jose Tabata has hit safely in 21 & is batting .305 w/ 5 doubles, 2HRs & 15 runs scored.
Jose Tabata has been scratched from tonight's starting lineup with "flu-like symptoms". He's got Lamboitis.
Pirates - Jose Tabata-OF: Jose Tabata has been scratched from Tuesday's lineup with flu-like symptoms. Andrew Lambo will start in rig...
Pirates first base coach just called Jose Tabata "Tabby" on the radio, Bev is dying
Jose Tabata has gone 4-for-7 in his first two games this month and has a career average of .314 (69-for-220) in 56 games during August.
Jose has hit safely in all 11 career home games against the homering 3 times in 45 at-bats & posting a .711 SLG%
Jose Tabata homers in three-hit performance: Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata came thro...
I agree, I saw Jose Tabata play, when he played for the Curve. It's great to see him being successful with the Pirates
Good to see Jose Tabata have a big game for in the win. Fans of the knew him when.
I told everyone the Buccos didn't need to trade for a RF at the deadline. Jose Tabata has got that locked down!
Touch 'em all Jose! Tabata blasts a solo shot to put your Bucs up 2-0 in the 4th!
Pirates stop slide, extend division lead - Francisco Liriano is brilliant again and Jose Tabata nearly hits for th...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Francisco Liriano continued his recent dominance with seven strong innings, and Jose Tabata...
Looks like the Pirates got a power-hitting RF after all, never mind the trade deadline. (Ok, that's not really him)
Francisco Liriano threw seven shutout innings, Jose Tabata singled, tripled and homered and the Pirates got back...
Jose Tabata's breakout game at plate leads to 5-2 victory over Rockies, reports
RAISE IT. The Buccos beat the Rockies 5-2! They racked up 11 hits in the victory and Jose Tabata went 3-4 with...
Jose tabata plays like that our RF trouble won't be much trouble anymore, dude is a beast just has to be more consistent
big congratulations to Jose Tabata for almost making the rare cycle. :-)
Jose Tabata comes to the plate with a chance to complete the cycle.
Jose Tabata plays the game like a man who is well beyond the years that his crayon birth certificate says he is
Jose Tabata needs a double for the cycle!
Do you know what the mark is on Jose Tabata's neck? It looks like a lipstick kiss but is there every night.
Don't look now, but Jose Tabata is a double away from a cycle now
Jose Tabata of the is a double shy of the cycle. You watching?
Watch and Jose Tabata execute a perfect squeeze play to add a run in the 6th:
Jose Tabata needs a double to complete cycle.
If Jose Tabata hits a double next at bat, Im not sure what I'd do but it would be out of pure disbelief
At the end of the 6th, the Buccos lead the Rockies 4-0! They have racked up 8 hits so far and Jose Tabata is 3-3...
Always enjoyable to see Rick Rude's logo on the side of Jose Tabata's neck.
I'll open the chances of Jose Tabata winding up on the DL after that awkward suicide squeeze slide into home at ... 98%.
Josh Harrison just squeezed home Jose Tabata. There goes civilization.
A Jose Tabata cycle would be the best thing ever.
He did the Z backwards, too. That is very Jose Tabata.
At this point I expect Jose Tabata to be a late addition to the biogenesis suspension list.
Who needs Giancarlo Stanton when you have Jose Tabata
Jose Tabata havin himself a night at the ballpark!!! I see ya kid!!
Where did this come from, Jose Tabata? Double away from the cycle.
Jose Tabata is telling Andrew Lambo that it isn't his time yet.
Jose Tabata could become the first Pirate to hit for the cycle since who? Daryle Ward? What an illustrious list!
Jose Tabata is a double away from the cycle?
Jose Tabata a double away from the cycle
We need a Right Fielder that can hit according to ESPN which I can see. But no one would want a Jose Tabata or a hurt Travis Snider
Sad day with Jose Tabata and Alex Presley manning RF for ur first place Buccos. -1 WAR
Matt Kemp makes Jose Tabata look like the epitome of health.
Pirates-Marlins: RF still black hole:  . Hopes that Jose Tabata might be the solution ...
FYI : can't tell me that Andrew Lambo or Alex Presley aren't better than Jose Tabata
How the *** is Jose Tabata a friggin' major leaguer; all he does is ground out, or strike out!
Jose tabata go get your green card then go play for Bradenton you fat bum
I'd be just fine never seeing another Jose Tabata at bat ever again
Jose Tabata may be the biggest bum in pittsburgh.
Jose Tabata grounds out to end the 9th. defeat 2-0.
There's the Jose Tabata that we know and hate.
Jose Tabata isn't a very good baseball player.
"Good thing we have Jose Tabata to pinch hit in the 9th with the game on the line"- absolutely no one
Alvarez singles, electing to send one of most lazy players to the plate as a PH, Jose Tabata.
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Pirates need some power and of course, the soft singles hitting Jose Tabata is up.
Oh I guess Jose Tabata is available, he was just below Josh Harrison on the depth chart for ~reasons~?
I'm not sure why everyone is worried about Grilli. Everyone knows Jose Tabata is our real closer.
Alvarez with a single and now Jose Tabata comes up with two outs and the tying run on base.
the pirates already have a right fielder that shows low energy with Jose Tabata. Pirates may not want to deal with another one
Jose Tabata out of the lineup because of injury? Yes, please!
So, as Jose Tabata's July audition winds down, Fangraphs has him at a 0 fWAR w seven games left in the month.
Pirates notebook: Tabata tattooed in a new manner: Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata embraces some new color on h...
What do you think about trading SP Nick Kingam, SP Luis Heredia, and OF Jose Tabata for 2B Gordan Becham and OF Alex Rios?
isn't Carter just Jose Tabata only bigger and more power, same average though.
news: Pirates | Jose Tabata out - Pittsburgh Pirates OF Jose Tabata (forearm) is out of the lineup as a preca...
Yeah.I'm not a huge Jose Tabata fan.
Watching Jose Tabata strike out with bases juiced. Rick Hahn needs to find a way to get something of value from Pittsburgh, for Alex Rios!!
To everyone new to the "I hate Jose Tabata" bandwagon, I'd like to say welcome
"but guys, I bat way better with my shades on" - Jose Tabata, *** extraordinaire.
Gabby Sanchez was 3 for 3, so were gonna let Jose tabata bat for him. Sounds like a good idea right?
That pitch is why I don't think Jose Tabata should be starting every day.
Jose Tabata is my least favorite pirate ever. I've been saying that for years.
Pedro Alvarez walks, loading bases. Jose Tabata up. Swing and miss. Just a single, man.
Krohl walks Alvarez based loaded one out. Jose Tabata pinch hits. Drama unfolding on
It's sad when the game is on Jose Tabata's shoulders
BASES LOADED FOR PIT. one out, Jose Tabata up. 7-5, nats with the lead
I am wearing my 2011 Jose Tabata free shirt Friday tee. Something awesome HAS to happen, right?!?!?
Jose Tabata comes to the plate with the bases loaded and the go-ahead run standing on first base.
looks like Burnett starting off on the right foot...unless its payback for hitting star OF Jose Tabata last night forcing him to miss today
they both are horrible. We need a real RF that's not named Jose Tabata.
Jose Tabata has a bruise that shows the seams after getting hit with a 95 mph fastball on his forearm. "I'm a little sore, but it's fine."
Jose Tabata came back in dugout last night, showed his teammates his injury, the bitter beer faces ensued.
Well at least we can be sure Jose Tabata's forearm injury is not elbow related.
There's a toon account of Jose Tabata. Everyone go report it.
Jose Tabata's forearm is looking an awful lot like my leg. Well, his injury may be a little worse.
I like José Tabata's new tattoo. Don't know who this "Rawlings" fella is, though.
Storen departs for Fernando Abad to pitch to Jose Tabata
Storen done after 2/3 of an inning. The lefty Fernando Abad coming in with 2 outs in the 9th. Clint Hurdle counters with righty Jose Tabata.
I fail to see how Alex Rios is that much better than Jose Tabata. I just don't think he's worth what'll take to get him.
With Snyder in lineup, does this mean the Jose Tabata experiment is over? We can only hope
Alex Rios possibly coming to the Pirates for Jose Tabata and some minors?
If you could encapsulate the career of Jose Tabata in one at-bat, that one would be it.
Real stellar effort tonight from Triple A Jose Tabata
2 groundouts for 9 total in 5.0 IP and a swinging K with an 0-2 FB to OF Jose Tabata. 10-pitch 5th for Nats' RHP Taylor Jordan...
Just an ugly swing by Jose Tabata right there.
Yes, fans, that *is* a tattoo of red lips on Jose Tabata's neck.
Neil Walker is back and you have Jordy Mercer, but Jose Tabata is batting second in the lineup. That's like cool and junk.
I want to be like Jose Tabata and get lips tattooed on my neck
I just don't understand Jones never facing lefties. Jose Tabata is a worse option than Jones, flat out. You're saying Garret can't bunt?
i say trade Gaby Sanchez, Jose Tabata, Brandon Inge and a prospect. Theres a lot of good you can get back...
Clint Hurdle is the biggest joke, I wish Jose Tabata would assault him w/ a bat
does Jose Tabata really have a neck tatoo of a woman's lips on his neck or is was he just kissed prior to that AB?!
"Wait who do you guys know here?!!?" ... "We know jose tabata from the pirates bro" "good enough for me!"
dude, I saw Corey Seager last night - the bat is very, very legit. I'll give you Jose Tabata for him
I like how Jose Tabata got himself together, but he's not a power hitter. They need another hitter who can hit for average and power.
Bobblehead day Jose Tabata from his Trenton Thunder days.
Jose Tabata grounds out to end the inning. I mean David Wright
Yo u kinda look like jose tabata with the pirates cap on.lmao
The kids in the outfield are better at judging fly balls than Jose Tabata.
The children in the outfield at the homerun derby are all better outfielders then Jose Tabata.
Jose tabata has a hickey on his neck! Lol
how bout this trade?. Bucs Get:. Raul Ibanez and Mike Morse. M's Get:. Gregory Polanco and Jose Tabata
Bucs have four hitters who aren't struggling. One of them is Jose Tabata.
RBI groundout from Jose Tabata scores Mercer from third. now trail 4-2
Jose Tabata, your text book five hole hitter...but hey, he's been raking and I'll take it.
I wonder if Jose Tabata ever pans out to be the player the thought they had at one point
Jose Tabata steals bases, his old lady steals other people's babies.
I said that when we played the White Sox. Also, playing Pitt now, Jose Tabata, I think Akhom Thabet.
From yesterday: Is Jose Tabata the answer for the Pirates in RF?
My outfield is riddled w/ injuries. Heyward, Upton, Puig. Need someone to fill the void today. Picking up old friend Jose Tabata. Pirates!
The entire clearance rack in the team store is Jose Tabata shirts. That was fast.
2013 Joke Goes: If I had a buck for every time Gaby Sanchez, Travis Snider, Jose Tabata, or Brandon Inge made the last out...
I can't wait till the Jose tabata experience is over.
If I were in the pirates organization I would make sure Jose Tabata and Charlie Morton would not be in the MLB
Jose Tabata looks like a man that can hit home runs. Looks can be deceiving.
This would be a good time for this. Is Tabata the answer in RF?
Also is it a requirement to work for FOX to say Jose Tabata wrong?
Bases loaded with one out in the 5th and Jose Tabata grounds into inning ending DP..2-1 Mets after five
"The Pirates are just fine with Jose Tabata in right field." -- No human being ever
I don't know how people like Jose Tabata
I hate Jose Tabata. Bring in Stanton for the love of god
So how much of that one-run inning is Clint Hurdle's fault and how much is Jose Tabata's fault? Blame for both.
There's the Jose Tabata we all know and love
Starling Marte hit by pitch. Bases loaded for Pittsburgh, one out. 2, 1, bot 5. Carlos Torres vs. Jose Tabata
Jose Tabata is the lazy baseball player ever
pit, 1, Jose Tabata flies out to right fielder Marlon Byrd.
Someone needs to tell Jose Tabata to wash the lipstick off his neck. More important who is kissing Tabata on the neck before a game?
have something 4 you guys to look at. Check out Jose Tabata's 1st AB 2nite vs NYMThere's a clear lipstick impression on his neck
Who gets a tattoo of a kiss on their neck? Jose Tabata, that's who.
Jose Tabata playing in RF and all I can think of is ouch.
Have the found the answer to their right field woes? Or do they need to pursue a right fielder via trade?.
fans are missing the boat right now. The need isn't RF, its 1B. Jose Tabata's numbers are scarily similar to Cutch.
Next Krueger trade: Pence and Lopez to Pittsburgh for Jameson Taillon and Jose Tabata.
2 hit games yesterday from Paul Goldschmidt, Mike Zunino, Brad Miller, Mark Reynolds, Yasiel Puig and Jose Tabata. Huge night for Justin Smoak, 3 for 4, 2 2Bs and 2 RBI!
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Despite a 2-run HR by Scott Hairston, a complete game by Francisco Liriano and RBIs by Neil Walker, Garrett Jones, Russell Martin, Jose Tabata, and Andrew McCutchen helps the Pirates beat the Cubs 6-2. Cubs are 36-48.
Jose Tabata with 2 more hits in RF, Jordy Mercer with 3 BB, and Fransisco Liriano with a CG!
Old Hick Nation getting it done of the 4th of July! Wilson Ramos with 3 hits and 5 RBI, Paul Goldschmidt, Starling Mare, Jose Tabata, Justin Smoak with 2 hits each and Lorenzo Cain was 2 for 4 with a huge Grand Slam in the Royals come back win!
The Fan Morning Show begins now after a 6-5 Pirates win! With the Bucs playing so well, is now really the time to give Jose Tabata another chance? Plus, Clint Hurdle might be planning a big change for Neil Walker. We'll also talk pucks with Forbes' Mike Colligan at 8 and Philly's Al Morganti at 9:20. That and much more on tap for today... Listen live here:
Lannan falters in fifth as Phils fall to Bucs Lefty allows four runs, 11 hits over five innings to drop to 1-3. Phillies lefty John Lannan was cruising until he was roughed up in the fifth inning, in which Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez's three-run homer helped power the Pirates to a 6-5 win over the Phillies in front of a crowd of 33,197 on Wednesday at PNC Park. Lannan hurled five innings and allowed four runs on 11 hits, absorbing the loss to fall to 1-3. Pirates lefty Jeff Locke tossed 5 2/3 innings for the Bucs and surrendered three runs (one unearned) on seven hits. He got the win, upping his record to 8-1 while the National League Central-leading Pirates have now won 10 of their last 11 games. The Phillies threatened to take the lead in the top of the third inning. With one out, Lannan drew a walk. With two outs, Chase Utley doubled to the wall in right field, but Lannan was gunned down at home plate when Jose Tabata hit cutoff man Neil Walker, who made a strong relay throw to catcher Russell ...
Jose Tabata is just. There's not even a good way to describe it.. "tabat-awful"..
If you're talking about Jose Tabata, then yes.
Jose Tabata ladies and gentlemen...only took 6 innings for him to forget where he was...
Why is Jose tabata still playing? This dude legit blows, he makes Josh Harrison look like an all star
Frandsen singles in a run... Jose Tabata needs to get his eyes checked, ran the wrong way and got lucky grass slowed ball down
It took six innings, but there's your Jose Tabata mental lapse.
With Jose Tabata back in line up tonight in right field who should get more starts so we can more offence !
# bucsbooth With Jose Tabata back in line up i would like see him get more starts so they can get more offence in right field
Jose Tabata's neck tattoo over all the other neck tattoos.
So Jose tabata is the starting right fielder for the again. I haven't said that for awhile
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One day ill b able to tell my kids that i was there when jose tabata played his first game after being activated from the 15-day DL
Jose Tabata has the worst at bat music in the history of baseball.
Jose tabata pickin up where he left off!!
Here's to hoping that this Jose Tabata is here to stay.
Welcome back Jose. Tabata knocks one into left to set up 1st and 2nd with no out for Neil.
What is the obsession with Jose Tabata? He batted .179 in his rehab assignment! He *** Stop calling him up! Let alone starting!
Jose Tabata is going to tear it up the second half of the season.
Jose Tabata is back in tonight's lineup playing in his first big league game since 5/24. His current average is .272 with two homers and six RBI.
Is Jose Tabata worth the injury risk? | From Forbes to Federal
Jose Tabata is going 8 for 8 while hitting for the cycle twice tonight.
Jose Tabata interview. I have no idea what the man said.
Looking For the Pirates To down the Dub For my BirthDay! Welcome Back Luck!
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