The Pittsburgh Pirates announced their 2014 minor league managers and coaches today. Here is the breakdown.
Indianapolis: Dean Treanor will return for his fourth season in Indianapolis.
Altoona: Carlos Garcia will return to Altoona for his second season. He was promoted to the level in 2013 after spending the 2012 season in Bradenton.
Bradenton: Tom Prince will manage in Bradenton. He spent the 2013 season as the Coordinator of Instruction at the minor league level. Prior to that, Prince was the manager of the GCL Pirates.
West Virginia: Michael Ryan returns for his second season as the manager in West Virginia.
Jamestown: Brian Esposito will join the Jammers, replacing Dave Turgeon. Esposito was signed as a player-coach last year, after retiring from baseball fo...
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