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Jose Tabata Q&A

Jose Tabata

Pirates rookie outfielder Jose Tabata is batting .386 since the All Star break with one home run and eight RBI. He has raised his season batting average to .281 with two home runs, 14 RBI and 10 steals. Tabata was called up from Triple A Indianapolis on June 9.'s George Von Benko spoke with Tabata recently.

GVB -- Are you happy with the way you have been playing? JT -- Yeah, I'm feeling good. In the beginning I had a couple problems with my hamstring early on, but I feel good right now. GVB -- Do you like your new home PNC Park? JT -- It's beautiful. I played here before in 2006 in Futures Game, but it's different now – like wow I'm here... Recommended Stories