jose tabata

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Bucs are for real.

There will be no collapse this year. This Pirates team is very good.  They are brimming with confidence.  It is palpable.  I sincerely believe they might be the best team in baseball right now.  Seriously.  As fans who’ve had to endure 20 years of yuck, and two straight seasons of hopes crashing and burning, we … Continue reading

Frustration

Two hits. Again. Quick thoughts: The pitching has been very encouraging, both starters and relievers.  How much of this can be attributed to Russell Martin? Martin has been solid defensively behind the plate. Inexcusable for Martin to get picked off first. I can’t wait for Starling Marte to explode.  He just looks like a stud … Continue reading

2013 Lineup Prediction

Here we go: LF  Starling Marte RF  Jose Tabata (Travis Snider) CF  Andrew McCutchen 3B  Pedro Alvarez 2B  Neil Walker 1B  Garrett Jones (Gaby Sanchez) CA  Russell Martin SS  Clint Barmes Pitcher I know Tabata has stated he prefers to bat leadoff and Marte has stated he prefers to bat second, however Clint Hurdle seems … Continue reading

The Case for Jose Tabata

Remember Jose Bautista? When Bautista was 24 years old, the Pittsburgh Pirates left him off their protected list and he was picked up in the Rule 5 Draft.  He spent his 2004 season on five different teams basically losing an entire season of development.  Then three years later at the age of 27 the Bucs … Continue reading

A Case for Prince Fielder

“The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too.  All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise occurred.  A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his … Continue reading

Past Innocents

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