Good call, IMHO. He knows how Torre likes to manage, and played with a handful of the guys on the field in the championship years. This should be a good fit. And he'll be catching instructor too, and as Posada could tell you, he makes a pretty solid mentor.
But Stottlemyre? I'm not sure, given how unhappy he's been in the past couple years. Still, probably a better call than Neil Allen, and it's not as though they could get Guidry to leave the bayou.
According to ESPN.com the woman had one condition for letting the whole matter pass away peacefully. She wanted the bat she got clunked with auto'd by Simon. And the Pirates promised her best seats in the house if she ever goes to Pittsburgh.