Pirates interview Bo Porter for manager’s job
Former Diamondbacks coach Bo Porter has interviewed for the
Pittsburgh Pirates’ managerial job.
Porter was hired by Arizona last winter as third base coach
after five seasons on Florida’s coaching staff. He shifted to bench
coach when Kirk Gibson took over as manager at midseason, but was
one of four Arizona coaches not retained after the season
Porter becomes the first minority candidate interviewed by the
Pirates, who fired John Russell on Monday after his teams lost 299
games in three seasons. Former Indians manager Eric Wedge
interviewed on Tuesday.
The Pirates are announcing each candidate as he is interviewed,
but are not discussing their search.