Jose Tabata

Pittsburgh Pirates #31 - Right Field

  • Born: 08/12/88
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 210
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

This Day in Yankees History: Alfonso Soriano returns to the Bronx


A middling Yankees team tried to resuscitate its playoff hopes with the return of a former star.

Exploring the trade tree of Brian Giles


I find MLB transactions, specifically trades, to be fascinating. Over a long period, it’s fun to look at certain trade trees. I don’t know if that is the correct term per se, but what I mean is, a...

HS baseball player gets the surprise of his life from former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder.


Talk about coming out of left field! Former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata dropped in on his neighbor, teenager Ryan Liss, during some makeshift batting practice and gave him some advice...

A random Pirate game that you’ve probably forgotten about: Rod Barajas to the rescue


With baseball (and sports in general) gone for the foreseeable future, I’ve been trying to find different ways to entertain myself. Watching sporting events from the past has helped. As an NBA fan,...

Pirates All-Decade team (hitters)


Welcome to the final installment of the Pittsburgh Pirates All-Decade team (2010-2019). Today we will be covering both the starting lineup and bench of this team. This decade, the Pirates ranked...

Archer Sharp Again, Pirates Take Series


Back-to-back second inning jacks were all the offense Chris Archer needed Thursday, as he went on to spin six strong innings in a 6-1 Pirate win over the Atlanta Braves. In the top of the first, C...

Bucco Breakfast: Revisiting The Top Prospects Of The 2000s


Anybody remember Jose Castillo? On Monday, FanGraphs released their list of the top 35 Pirates prospects. While these compilations are a terrific tool and fun to read, there is always one nagging...

The contract the Phillies gave Scott Kingery will become the new normal

Players aren’t as excited about free agency as they used to be. Wonder why?


Grading the 2017 Winter Meetings

There weren’t a lot of trades and free agent signings, but we’ll grade what we have.

Impending Blue Jays minor league free agents


An overview of other players who will soon be departing the Blue Jays organization

Craig Counsell wants Milwaukee Brewers prospects to ignore rankings, and you should too


Top 100 lists frequently don’t paint the whole picture and are often flat-out wrong

AL East: Rays in talks with Matt Wieters


Here’s what’s going on in the American League East.