"We are saddened to hear of his passing and offer our thoughts and prayers to his family during this difficult time."

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Pirates say former pitching coach Ray Miller has passed away.

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Miller was part of the Pirates organization for 10, including three straight postseason appearances from 1990-1992.

The organization is remembering him for his “passion and dedication.”

The have released this statement:

“Ray Miller was a beloved member of the Pirates organization for 10 seasons whose passion and dedication played an instrumental role in the team’s three straight Postseason appearances from 1990-92.

“He was respected not only as a pitching coach by players in the Pirates organization, but also throughout the entire game of baseball.

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“We are saddened to hear of his passing and offer our thoughts and prayers to his family during this difficult time.”