Pirates name Minor League managers, coaches & staff

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced their Minor League staff assignments for the 2019 season Friday. The announcement was made by Senior Director of Minor League Operations, Larry Broadway.

January 18th, 2019

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced their Minor League staff assignments for the 2019 season Friday. The announcement was made by Senior Director of Minor League Operations, Larry Broadway.

INDIANAPOLIS (AAA)

Manager: Brian Esposito

Hitting Coach: Ryan Long

Pitching Coach: Bryan Hickerson

Athletic Trainer: Dru Scott

Strength & Conditioning: Alan Burr



ALTOONA (AA)

Manager: Michael Ryan

Hitting Coach: Jon Nunnally

Pitching Coach: Joel Hanrahan

Athletic Trainer: Justin Ahrens

Strength & Conditioning: Joe Schlesinger



BRADENTON (A) 

Manager: Wyatt Toregas

Hitting Coach: Butch Wynegar  

Pitching Coach: Drew Benes

Athletic Trainer: Matt DenBleyker

Strength & Conditioning: Logan Byman

GREENSBORO (A)

Manager: Miguel Perez

Hitting Coach: Chris Petersen

Pitching Coach: Stan Kyles

Athletic Trainer: Jorge Islas

Strength & Conditioning: Jim Seratt



WEST VIRGINIA (SHORT-A)

Manager: Drew Saylor

Hitting Coach: Jonny Tucker

Pitching Coach: Tom Filer

Athletic Trainer: Tyler Brooks

Strength & Conditioning: Mark Dixon

BRISTOL (Advanced Rookie)

Manager: Kieran Mattison

Hitting Coach: Jonathan Prieto

Pitching Coach: Eric Minshall

Athletic Trainer: Matt McNamee

Strength & Conditioning: TBA



GCL Pirates (Rookie) 

Manager: Gera Alvarez 

Hitting Coach: Kory DeHaan 

Pitching Coach: Fernando Nieve 

Athletic Trainer: Lee Slagle

Strength & Conditioning: Nick Pressley 



DSL Pirates 1 (Rookie)

Manager: Stephen Morales

Hitting Coach: Luis Borges

Pitching Coach: Randor Bierd

Athletic Trainer: Alex Mena

Strength & Conditioning: Adam Marso



DSL Pirates 2 (Rookie)

Manager: Shawn Bowman

Hitting Coach: Julio Bruno

Pitching Coach: Yorman Bazardo

Athletic Trainer: Victor Silva

Strength & Conditioning: Glenn Nutting