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Cole Tucker will make his 2021 debut on Friday for the Pirates.
Tucker has a .214/.302/.339 slash line in 56 at-bats at Triple-A this season. The 24-year-old is not rated among Pittsburgh's top 30 prospects. He had a cup of coffee in the bigs in 2019 and 2020 and has a career slash line of .215/.260/.324. Fantasy managers can leave him on the Waiver Wire.
Pirates SS Cole Tucker (thumb) is back in the lineup on Friday.
Tucker was sidelined for about a week due to his minor thumb injury. He's expected to play shortstop for Pittsburgh this season.
Pirates' shortstop Cole Tucker (left-hand contusion) was removed from starting lineup in Wednesday's game against the Rays and did not play.
Teammates Oneil Cruz and Ji-Hwan Bae played shortstop in Tucker's absence. Both Bae and Cruz were hitless on Wednesday in three combined at-bats.
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.