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Manager

Miguel Perez

Name: Miguel Perez
Born: 9/25/83 (38 years old)
Birthplace: Guatire, Miranda, Venezuela
Resides: Guatire, Miranda, Venezuela
School: Juan Jose Abreu High School (Caracas, Venezuela)
Manager: 5th season (1st with Indianapolis)
Pirates Organization: 8th season

Coaching and managing prior to Indianapolis:

  • Named Indianapolis' manager for the 2022 season on 1/12/22.
  • Led Double-A Altoona to a 58-59 record in 2021, dropping to below .500 after being 10 games above that mark on 8/5 (44-34).
  • Was announced as High-A Bradenton's manager prior to the cancellation of the 2020 minor league baseball season.
  • In 2019, led Single-A Greensboro to a 79-59 record and a third-place finish among all 14 South Atlantic League teams; was his first winning season as a manager.
  • Served as manager of Rookie-Advanced Bristol from 2017-18, his first managerial role.
  • Improved from a .258 winning percentage in 2017 to a .456 winning percentage in 2018.
  • Has produced a 185-204 record in four seasons as a minor league manager.
  • Served as a player-coach for Indianapolis in 2016; the team went 70-74 under manager Dean Treanor that season.
  • Awarded the Chuck Tanner Award at spring training in 2015, an award given annually since 2011 by the Pirates Player Development department to someone on the minor league staff who best exemplifies Tanner's optimism, work ethic and leadership.
  • Coaching career began in 2014 with Single-A West Virginia and continued in 2015 with Altoona.

Playing Career:

  • Signed by Cincinnati as a non-drafted free agent on 11/15/00.
  • Made his professional debut with the VSL Reds in 2001.
  • Named Cincinnati's minor league Defensive Player of the Year and was selected to the Florida State League midseason All-Star team in 2005.
  • Made his MLB debut with the Reds on 9/7/05 vs. Milwaukee and became the first player from his hometown of Guatire, Miranda, Venezuela to play in the majors.
  • Was a spring training invitee for the Pirates in 2008-09.
  • Appeared in 19 total games for Indianapolis across parts of three seasons (2009, 2011-12).
PEREZ'S MANAGERIAL RECORD
YEAR CLUB LEAGUE (Class) W L PCT. FINISH POSTSEASON
2017 Bristol Appalachian League (R+) 17 49 .258 5th N/A
2018 West Virginia Appalachian League (R+) 31 37 .456 7th N/A
2019 Greensboro South Atlantic (A) 79 59 .572 3rd N/A
2021 Altoona Double-A Northeast (AA) 58 59 .496 5th N/A
CAREER TOTALS: 185 204 .476

Pitching Coach

Dan Meyer

Name: Dan Meyer
Born: 7/3/81 (40 years old)
Birthplace: Woodbury, N.J.
School: James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Va.)
Minor League Instructor: 7th season (1st with Indianapolis)
Pirates Organization: 1st season

Hitting Coach

Eric Munson

Name: Eric Munson
Age: 10/3/77 (44 years old)
Birthplace: San Diego, Calif.
Resides: Dubuque, Iowa
School: University of Southern California
Minor League Instructor: 1st season (1st with Indianapolis)
Pirates Organization: 1st season

Bench Coach

Gary Green

Name: Gary Green
Born: 1/14/62 (59 years old)
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Resides: Arlington, Texas
School: Oklahoma State University
Minor League Instruction: 24th season (1st with Indianapolis)
Pirates Organization: 17th season

Integrated Baseball Performance Coach

Brady Conlan

Name: Brady Conlan
Born: 8/21/93 (28 years old)
Birthplace: Northridge, Calif.
Resides: Northridge, Calif.
School: California State University, Dominguez Hills
Minor League Instruction: 3rd season (1st with Indianapolis)
Pirates Organization: 2nd season