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Tabata Wants To Move Quickly

Tabata already has five stolen bases

Jose Tabata, one of the Yankees' top prospects, is coming off the injury circuit and making a point to maintain the organization's high regard for his abilities in an effort to begin moving a bit quicker up the minor league ladder.

Outfielder Jose Tabata's last season injury halted what was an impressive showcase from the young right-hander. He was a hit-machine, building a .367 average in the South Atlantic Conference through the first six weeks of the 2006 campaign. A sudden injury derailed his fast start. Previously thought to be a thumb injury, Tabata claims it was his wrist that was the problem. Heading into this... Recommended Stories