The Pittsburgh Pirates have added four minor league coaches, filling the vacancies from their December announcement of the minor league field staffs. In addition to the hiring of Joel Hanrahan, the Pirates have also added Tom Signore, Drew Benes, Danilo Sanchez and Salvador Paniagua. The Pirates also made Kelson Brown the hitting coach at Bristol. He was a coach last year with Bristol, serving as the fielding instructor.
Tom Signore has an extensive track record of coaching. After playing two years of pro ball (1985-86), he began his coaching career in college. He joined the Montreal Expos as a minor league pitching coach in 1997 (back when Neal Huntington was a member of the Expos front office) and remained in the organization for five season. He then moved to the Florida Marlins in 20...
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