Pittsburgh Pirates Activate Jose Tabata From Disabled List

April 16, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Jose Tabata (31) prepares to bat while in the on-deck circle against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sportsad a  a nine-game rehab assignment at Triple-A.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated outfielder Jose Tabata from the disabled list, where he has been for the past six weeks because of an oblique injury. Tabata had a nine-game rehab assignment at Triple-A and he will now be re-joining the surging Pirates.

With Tabata’s return, Brandon Cumpton has been optioned back to Triple-A.

Tabata will either take the place of Garrett Jones or Travis Snider in the outfield or Gaby Sanchez at first base.

Topics: Jose Tabata, Pittsburgh Pirates

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