Pirates name coaching staff

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

Manager Clint Hurdle has assembled his coaching staff. It includes:

  • Jeff Banister: bench coach
  • Ray Searage: pitching coach
  • Gregg Ritchie: hitting coach
  • Nick Leyva: third base coach
  • Euclides Rojas: bullpen coach
  • Luis Silverio: first base coach
  • Mark Strittmatter: coach (will assist as pitchers’ hitting coach and will assist the catchers and the hitting program)
  • Heberto Andrade: bullpen catcher

Here is the full story, with background on each coach.

Follow me on Twitter: @LangoschMLB

1 Comment

I’m excited seeing that the Pirates organization has cleaned house. This brings a good amount of credibility to their plans of fielding a winning team. I’m anticipating something good.

Will you be offering up any additional info on the coaching staff? i.e. Bios, experience, etc………

Also, are any of the coaches from last season gone or being kept in any capacity for the Pirates?

Will Clint Hurdle be having any kind of press conference to announce these coaching staff changes? If so, when?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 576 other followers

%d bloggers like this: