The Pirates interviewed former Toronto Blue Jays skipper Carlos Tosca today, after was hired yesterday to become the bench coach in Atlanta for brand new Brave skipper Fredi Gonzalez, for whom Tosca worked with the Florida Marlins. Both were canned by the Fish in June.
Tosca, 57, became Toronto's bossman in 2002, and was dismissed during the 2004 season after putting together an 189-191 slate. He was Arizona's third-base coach from 2005-06 before becoming Florida's bench coach in 2007. Tosca also has 17 years under his belt as a minor league manager.