SS - PIT
Cole Tucker (concussion) is expected to be shut down for the rest of the 2020 season.
Tucker landed on the seven-day injured list after sustaining a concussion last Thursday. The Pirates will be cautious with Tucker and shut him down for the season. Tucker will compete for the starting SS gig in 2021, slashing .220/.252/.275 with one home run, eight RBI and 17 runs scored over 116 plate appearances in 2020.
Cole Tucker was placed on the 7-day concussion injured list Thursday.
Tucker was placed on the concussion list Thursday and will miss at least the next seven days. There are 11 games remaining in the Pirates season, it's unknown at this time if Tucker will be able to return. Jose Osuna was recalled in a corresponding move.
Cole Tucker went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in Thursday’s 6-2 win over the Cubs.
Tucker laced a two-run single in the sixth to record his seventh RBI of the year. He continues to the Pirates’ everyday centerfielder. Tucker is slashing .235/.268/.306 in 2020.
Cole Tucker went 1-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored in Thursday's 4-3 Game 1 win over the Cardinals.
Tucker drove in the go-ahead run on a blooped single off John Gant in the eighth inning. He continues to play in the outfield and has dual eligibility in most leagues at SS and OF. Tucker was hitless in Game 2. The 24-year-old is slashing .241/.274/.328 with one home run and 10 runs scored across 58 at-bats in 2020.
Cole Tucker went 2-for-3 with two singles in the Pirates 8-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Friday.
Tucker started for the first time since August 7th and was in center field. The two hits brought his season batting line up to .200/.219/.333. With numbers like that and the fact he isn't playing everyday render him useless for fantasy purposes.