Reds to hire Jeff Pico and Don Long on coaching staff

You may know our new pitching coach from his starring role in "Rookie of the Year".

Via C. Trent, looks like the rest of the Reds staff will be pitching coach Jeff Pico and hitting coach Don Long. Here's what CTR has to say about them:

Like Bell, Long is a former Pirates hitting coach. Long, 51, was the Pirates hitting coach from 2008 to 2010 under former Pittsburgh manager John Russell. Bell has been the Braves’ minor league hitting coordinator since 2011.

Pico, 47, has spent the last 11 years in the Diamondbacks organization. He was the team’s minor league field coordinator each of the last two years and was pitching coordinator in 2010-2011. Pico also interviewed for the Phillies’ vacant pitching coach position.

So there you have it. Price, Bell, Pico, and Long. Price likes his coaching staff as brief as possible. Thoughts?

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