• Jose Tabata (left hamstring) was an option off the bench Tuesday night after an afternoon running drill that impressed Clint Hurdle, but he never entered the game.
"If I hadn't seen it with my own eyes, I might not as optimistic," the Pirates manager said. "He showed some running strength. This is a completely different injury than he's had [to his left leg] before, and nowhere near as severe."
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