Connect with us


Multiple Moves and a Hire as Pirates Shuffle Coaches in Minor League System



Per Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pirates have hired Callix Crabbe, a former High-A assistant hitting coach in the Rangers Organization the past 3 years. Crabbe will take over as the High-A Manager for the Greensboro Grasshoppers. In other news, the Pirates have promoted Kieran Mattison, who previously coached High-A in 2021, to Double-A, where he will serve the same role.

The last move of the day comes from the Double-A squad in Altoona. Manager Miguel Perez has been promoted to the Triple-A club in Indianapolis, where he will serve the same role.

Here’s the rundown

Low-A Manager- Jonathan Johnston

High-A Manager- Callix Crabbe

Double-A Manager- Kieran Mattison

Triple-A Manager- Miguel Perez

Welcome to your new home for Pittsburgh Pirates breaking news, analysis and opinion from John Perrotto, Cody Potanko, Danny Demilio and the Pirates Now crew. Subscribe for insider content and an ad-free browsing experience. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

PBN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox.

Copyright © 2021 Pittsburgh Baseball Network and Pittsburgh Sports Now. All rights reserved. In no way endorsed by the Pittsburgh Pirates or Major League Baseball.

Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER (PA/IL) or 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN only) or 1-800-BETS-OFF (IA only) or 1-800-522-4700 (CO Only) or TN REDLINE: 800-889-9789.

Be the first to know...

Sign up and get all of our articles sent straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.