Pirates designated OF Jose Tabata for assignment.
Pirates purchased the contract of OF Jose Tabata from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates general manager Neil Huntington indicated Sunday that the team is interested in trading Jose Tabata.
Jose Tabata took batting practice Friday with a protective guard on his left ankle.
Jose Tabata left Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Tigers after fouling a ball off the inside of his left ankle.
Jose Tabata went 0-for-3 on Wednesday and is 1-for-14 with five strikeouts this spring.
Jose Tabata re-worked his swing with the help of Marlon Byrd over the offseason.
Pirates sent OF Jose Tabata outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Jose Tabata went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead RBI single in Friday's 2-1 win over the Reds.
Jose Tabata has accepted his assignment to Triple-A.
Jose Tabata (hamstring) is available off the Pirates' bench on Tuesday night against the Orioles.