Report: Pirates bench coach latest to interview for Reds manager

Tom Prince played parts of 17 seasons in the big leagues

Another name has emerged as a candidate for the Cincinnati Reds manager job.

Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Tom Prince interviewed for the position, according to a report by Mark Sheldon, of

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Prince has worked on on Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s staff the last two seasons. He has worked in the Pirates organization for 25 years and has spent 35 years in professional baseball.

Prince managed a number of teams in the Pirates’ farm system. Prior to his coaching career, he played in the big leagues from 1987-2003. He was a catcher and a career .208 hitter who played for the Pirates, Dodgers, Phillies, Twins and Royals.

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Prince, 54, is from Bourbonnais, Ill. The Atlanta Braves selected him in the eighth round of the 1983 draft, and he made his big-league debut with the Pirates in 1987.

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