Yakima Valley Pippins Hire Kyle Krustangel As New Manager

The Yakima Valley Pippins have a new skipper. Yakima Valley College coach Kyle Krustangel has been hired as the new manager, the team announced Wednesday. Krustangel, who is entering his fifth season at YVC, coached the past three summers for the Wenatchee AppleSox of the West Coast League but resigned that position last month. Krustangel will take over for Marcus McKimmy, who coached the Pippins for the last six seasons.