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Jose Tabata

Jose Tabata 31 RF

Indianapolis Indians

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Jose Nicolas Tabata
  • Age: 26 (August 12, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Estado Anzoategui, Venezuela
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 210
  • MLB Debut: 06/09/2010
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Jose Tabata Stats Summary

Jose Tabata Career Stats

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Jose Tabata Awards and Honors

Jose Tabata  31 RF

  • Full Name: Jose Nicolas Tabata
  • Born: August 12, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Estado Anzoategui, Venezuela
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 210
  • MLB Debut: 06/09/2010

2013: Established career highs in games played, triples and home runs...Made 50 appearances (39 starts) in right field and 40 appearances (34 starts) in left field and did not make an error...Went 6-for-25 (.240) with three RBI as a pinch hitter...Was a member of Pittsburgh's Opening Day roster for the third straight season...Made first start in third team game on 4/4 vs. Chicago...Was the leadoff batter on 4/19 vs. Atlanta and went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI...His home run on 4/28 at St. Louis was his first in the big leagues since 6/25/12...Left game on 5/1 at Milwaukee with discomfort in his left leg; went 2-for-4 in the game but injured leg while sliding into second base in the eighth inning...Missed the next four games; returned to action on 5/8 and lined out as a pinch hitter... Went 2-for-2 off the bench on 5/9 at New York...Batted fifth in the starting lineup for the second time in his career on 5/10 at New York and went 1-for-4...Went 2-for-2 while coming off the bench on 5/11... Tied career highs with four hits and three RBI while batting fifth on 5/11 at New York...Went 10-for-20 in a seven-game stretch from 5/9-15...Made start in left field and led off the game on 5/21 vs. Chicago; went 1-for-4...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/27 (retro to 5/25) with a left oblique strain... Hit .389 (14-for-39) in 16 games with the Pirates during the month of May...Began rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on 6/21 and went 5-for-28 (.179) in nine games...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 7/3...Made 10 straight starts in right field leading up to the All-Star break from 7/3-14 and hit .368 (14-for-38)...Went 1-for-20 in his first 10 games following the All-Star break (thru 7/28)...Came off the bench and went 3-for-3 with two doubles on 8/15 at St. Louis...Tied career high with three RBI on 8/22 at San Francisco...Hit .310 (26-for-84) in 24 games during the month of August and .315 (23-for-73) with 12 RBI in 21 games the following month...Recorded fourth career three-RBI game on 9/19 vs. San Diego...Connected off Cincinnati's Mike Leake for first career leadoff home run on 9/20...Produced a .297 average (33-for-111), 16 RBI and 11 runs scored in 28 games from the leadoff spot...Hit .322 (37-for-115) with runners on base and .318 (14-for- 44) with runners in scoring position and two outs...Finished regular season hitting .409 (9-for-22) with six RBI in his final seven games.

MISC: Signed by the New York Yankees as a non-drafted free agent on Aug. 12, 2004 (his 16th birthday). ... Acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates from New York (AL) on July 26, 2008 along with pitchers Jeff Kartsens, Daniel McCutchen and Ross Ohlendorf in deal for outfielder Xavier Nady and pitcher Damaso Marte.