Pirates Bench Coach Jeff Banister has been with the organization for 28 years, and has held to deal with the losing streak for most of that time. He joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to discuss what it’s like finally putting an end to the streak and what the teams goals are from here.
Ray Searage will be returning as pitching coach, Pirates manager finalist Jeff Banister will become third base coach
The Bucs have interviewed eight, only Hurdle and Pirates minor league staffer Jeff Banister are under consideration.
The remaining candidates are Carlos Tosca, Bo Porter and Jeff Banister.
Sveum, a Pirates infielder in 1996-97, managed Double-A Altoona from 2001-03.