Reds hire Pole as pitching coach
The 56-year-old was a pitching coach for the Cubs, the Giants, the Angels, the Indians and the Expos before becoming a bench coach. He replaces Vern Ruhle, who was sidelined much of last season because of cancer and has been reassigned within the organization.
Pole's hiring completes manager Jerry Narron's staff. The Reds hired Brook Jacoby as their hitting coach last week.
Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press
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