Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 20 Days

Tabata went 2-for-4 with a game-winning RBI single in his first start since June 21 on Friday.

For whatever reason, Tabata appears to have been in the Pirates' doghouse the last couple months. Perhaps a clutch single could help him work his way back. Expect him to serve as a pinch-hitter with occasional starts in a crowded outfield down the stretch.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 25 Days

Tabata was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday.

The 26-year-old has split the season between the Pirates and Triple-A. In 62 games for Pittsburgh, Tabata is hitting .289/.327/.331 with four doubles and 14 RBI. In a corresponding move, the Pirates optioned Gregory Polanco to Triple-A.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 3 Months

Jose Tabata has accepted his assignment to Triple-A.

Tabata was placed on outright waivers by the Pirates earlier this week and passed through without drawing a claim. The 25-year-old corner outfielder is now off Pittsburgh's 40-man roster, but he is still owed about $10 million in guaranteed money through 2016.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 3 Months

Pirates send OF Jose Tabata outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 4 Months

Jose Tabata returned to action on Tuesday May 20.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 4 Months

Jose Tabata (hamstring) is available off the Pirates' bench on Tuesday night against the Orioles.

Tabata made an early exit from the second game of Sunday's doubleheader with the Yankees because of tightness in his right hamstring. It's not a major concern.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 4 Months

Jose Tabata left the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Yankees due to tightness in his right hamstring.

He sustained the injury attempting to go from first to third on a single early in the game. He's considered day-to-day.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 4 Months

Jose Tabata left the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Yankees with an apparent leg injury.

Tabata appeared to pull a hamstring while running the bases as he was gunned down by a mile trying to go from first to third on a single. Travis Snider replaced him in right field. Look for the team to provide an update on his status shortly.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 4 Months

Jose Tabata went 3-for-4 in Tuesday's loss to the Brewers.

Tabata had three of the Pirates' nine hits on the evening, raising his batting average to .269 for the season. He also unsuccessfully attempted his first stolen base of the year. Clamoring for prospect Gregory Polanco will continue, but Tabata likely has a hold on the starting job until June at the earliest.

Jose Tabata LF/RF PIT 5 Months

Jose Tabata finished 3-for-4 with an RBI in the Pirates' 6-1 win over the Cardinals on Saturday.

Tabata also made an impressive running catch on the right-field warning track in the bottom of the seventh inning to rob Matt Holliday of an RBI extra-base hit. All three of Tabata's hits were singles. He's batting .271/.306/.305 on the young season.