Pirates promote Searage to pitching coach

BY foxsports • October 17, 2009

The Pittsburgh Pirates have named Ray Searage pitching coach after two seasons in the same position with Triple-A affiliate Indianapolis. The team also says that first-base coach and infield instructor Perry Hill will not return in 2010. The 54-year-old Searage has been a pitching coach in the Pirates' organization for seven seasons and recently completed his 32nd year in professional baseball. Searage played seven big league seasons with the New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. He started his coaching career in the St. Louis Cardinals' minor league system in 1994.

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