Pirates announce minor league managers and coaches

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced their minor league managerial and coaching assignments for the 2013 season. The announcement was made by Pirates Director of Minor League Operations, Larry Broadway.

Dean Treanor will return to manage Triple-A Indianapolis for a third straight season after leading the Indians to an 89-55 record last year, which was the best record in all of Triple-A.

Carlos Garcia has been promoted to Double-A Altoona after spending the previous two seasons with Single-A Bradenton. Frank Kremblas will manage High-A Bradenton after spending 2012 as Pittsburgh’s Special Assistant to Minor League Operations. Kremblas’ last managerial stint was with Indianapolis in 2009 and 2010.

Michael Ryan will take over the managerial duties at Class-A West Virginia after serving as a player/coach last year in Pittsburgh’s minor league system.

Dave Turgeon will manage Jamestown in 2013 after managing State College in the New York-Penn League last year.

Milver Reyes, who served as a player/coach last year, will take over the GCL Pirates, who captured their first league championship in 2012.

Gera Alvarez, who managed the DSL II Pirates team to a league championship in 2012, returns for a second season, while Keoni De Renne, who was a player/coach for the GCL Pirates last year, will take over the reigns for Pittsburgh’s other entry in the Dominican Summer League.

INDIANAPOLIS (AAA) 
Manager: Dean Treanor 
Coach: Mike Pagliarulo
Pitching Coach: Tom Filer 

ALTOONA (AA)
Manager: Carlos Garcia
Coach: Ryan Long
Pitching Coach: Stan Kyles

BRADENTON (A) 
Manager: Frank Kremblas
Coach: Edgar Varela
Pitching Coach: Justin Meccage 

WEST VIRGINIA (A
Manager: Michael Ryan
Coach: Orlando Merced
Pitching Coach: Jeff Johnson

JAMESTOWN (A) 
Manager: Dave Turgeon 
Coach: Kory DeHaan 
Pitching Coach: Mike Steele 

GCL PIRATES (Rookie)
Manager: Milver Reyes
Coach: Mike Lum
Pitching Coach: Miguel Bonilla

DOMINICAN (Rookie) 
Manager: Gera Alvarez 
Hitting Coach: Jonathan Prieto 
Pitching Coach: Dan Urbina 

DOMINICAN (Rookie)
Manager: Keoni De Renne
Hitting Coach: Johe Acosta
Pitching Coach: Jairo Cuevas
Coach: Cecilio Beltre Coach: TBA