Former Pirates coach and new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.
Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister has been hired as the manager of the Texas Rangers.
Everyone has a Jeff Banister story. How can you not?
In the first edition of the “Pirates Hot Stove Report,” Colin Dunlap takes a look at some of the more pressing offseason issues the team will have to address.
A member of the Pirates organization for 29 years, bench coach Jeff Banister has been interviewing for open managerial positions this offseason and has reached the final three for the Texas Rangers position.
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.