The Pirate beat writers are reporting that John Gibbons, the former Toronto manager and current KC bench coach, interviewed for the Pirate opening at skipper.
He was 305-305 with the Toronto Blue Jays. In his three full seasons (between 2005-07), he went 80-82, 87-75, and 83-79.; he was replaced by Cito Gaston in 2008.
Gibby is best known for his player confrontations with Dave Bush, Shea Hillenbrand, Ted Lilly and Frank Thomas.
-- John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus writes that Cardinals third-base coach Jose Oquendo is also expected to be interviewed.