Pirates Shuffle Minor League Coaching Staffs

Pirates Shuffle Minor League Coaching Staffs

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced their 2011 minor league coaching assignments today.  The changes and some notes below:

AAA - Indianapolis Indians

Manager - Dean Treanor

Treanor was the pitching coach for Indianapolis, but will take over as the manager now that previous manager Frank Kremblas has moved on to be the minor league field coordinator.

Coach - Jeff Branson

Branson returns for his third season as hitting coach for the Indians.

Pitching Coach - Tom Filer

Filer was the pitching coach for the Altoona Curve last year, and will move up to replace Treanor, likely also moving up with a good portion of the 2010 Altoona pitching staff.

Trainer - Bryan Housand

Housand enters his 11th season with the Pirates' organization.  He was the trainer in Altoona last year,...

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