All posts tagged "Jeff Banister"

  • Analysis
    Manager Search Down to Two

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have narrowed their manager search down to two people: Clint Hurdle and Jeff Banister.  Hurdle, the current batting coach for the Texas Rangers, will interview for the position tomorrow, according to Pirates' CEO Frank Coonelly in his live chat today.  Banister, the interim bench coach for the Pirates, is...

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    Manager Notes: Samuel, Hurdle, Pena, Banister

    Some updates on a fairly quiet manager search... -It was expected that the Pirates would interview Juan Samuel, although Bill Brink of the Post Gazette reports that Samuel hasn't heard from the club, making it unlikely that he's a candidate. Could the Pirates interview Clint Hurdle? -John Perrotto had a string of...

  • Analysis
    Eric Wedge to the Mariners

    With Wedge going to Seattle, the race for the Pirates' manager position is wide open. According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Seattle Mariners have settled on Eric Wedge as their next manager.  Wedge was seen as the favorite for the Pittsburgh Pirates open spot, and with him off the market,...

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    Pirates fire Kerrigan, Varsho

    The Pirates fired pitching coach Joe Kerrigan and bench coach Gary Varsho this morning. Ray Searage will replace Kerrigan and Jeff Banister will replace Varsho.

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