Found August 21, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
(Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug; opening image credit statisflickr) With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline having come and passed, and a waiver trade unlikely, the Pittsburgh Pirates are left exploring internal options to fill their gaping production hole in right field, typically one of the prime power positions on the diamond.  So who can fans expect to see manning the confines beneath the looming Clemente Wall for the playoff push? Best Option:  Jose Tabata Image credit Venezuela.com Positives:  Having just turned 25 years old, Tabata has the highest ceiling of the group.  The Venezuelan native is up to a .743 OPS (111 OPS+) with a strong 2nd half start.  He hits LHP and RHP equally well, and is a solid defender with an above average arm. Negatives:  Tabata’s 4 home runs here in 2013 tie his career high, which the righty has hit twice before.  While the potential and youth are still there, Tabata has only 15 total home runs through nearly 1,300 MLB at bats.  The raw power t...
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