Pirates to name Ben Cherington as team’s general manager
PITTSBURGH– It appears the Pirates’ search for a new general manager is over.
According to Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team will name former Boston Red Sox executive Ben Cherington as the team’s next general manager.
Cherington served as the Red Sox general manager from 2011-2015, winning a World Series title in 2013.
Now, he will be tasked with turning around a Pirates team that finished 69-93 in 2019.