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CRAIG COUNSELL RUMORS

Rays list Brewers' Counsell among candidates for vacant manager job

Milwaukee Brewers special assistant Craig Counsell will interview with the Tampa Bay Rays for their vacant managerial position. Despite not having any managerial experience, Counsell was among the eight preliminary candidates announced by the Rays on Thursday afternoon. The seven other candidates are former Nationals and Indians manager Manny Acta, Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: When John Hughes Died

John Hughes died. This affected me because I am about that age that this sort of thing would matter to me. Considering most of the Brewers are around my age or younger (a fact that depresses me to no end) I figure this has probably affected them too. After the jump it's a mishmash of Brewer reactions to John Hughes' death in one of the most unorganized posts in Miller Park...
Via Miller Park Drunk
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers unveil Wall of Honor

MILWAUKEE -- Craig Counsell sat at a podium in the bowel of Miller Park and received words of gratitude for his idea to create a Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor from Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Robin Yount. Earlier in the day, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin ribbed his former player and now special assistant for coming up with the only good idea he has had in his three years...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Counsell - Future GM, somewhere (6/5/12 - the Deluxe Version)

I wanted to acknowledge Craig Counsell, since he's supposed to be in the FSN broadcast booth, at some point. I drew this in June, but it's got a nifty-looking border that looks sort of like an old portfolio...or some sort of sheet music folder. The picture of the cheese was in the original version, as well. Craig Counsell will be a GM, someday. One who won't spend a significant...
Via Brewers Bar
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Counsell to join Brewers Live team Wednesday

FOX Sports Wisconsin has announced that former Milwaukee Brewers infielder Craig Counsell will make his television debut at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday as part of the network's Brewers Live team. The 16-year major league veteran and two-time World Series winner is scheduled to appear on a number of upcoming shows for FOX Sports Wisconsin. Counsell, 42, played with the Brewers in 2004...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Whitefish Bay to name park after Counsell

The Village of Whitefish Bay is set to bestow an honor on one of its hometown heroes. The Brewers announced Friday that Whitefish Bay will dedicate one of its parks in honor of native son and former MLB veteran Craig Counsell. "Water Tower Park" in Whitefish Bay will soon be known as "Craig Counsell Park" and is home to numerous little league teams. The ceremony...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Counsell calls it a career

The group of active Diamondbacks remaining from the 2001 World Series team shrank to three Tuesday with the announcement that Craig Counsell would retire after 15 seasons and take a front office position with the Milwaukee Brewers, where he played the last five seasons. Counsell, 41, met the Milwaukee media Tuesday alongside Brewers general manager Doug Melvin to make the news official...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 18, 2012  |  1 Comment

Counsell to retire and join Brewers' front office

MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers infielder Craig Counsell spent the past five seasons playing for his hometown team, and now he'll get the chance to start his front office career in the city where he grew up. Brewers general manager Doug Melvin announced Tuesday that Counsell, whose retirement after 15 seasons was expected, will be a special assistant to the GM. "We are pleased...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Brewers hire Craig Counsell as Special Assistant to GM

Craig Counsell's playing career with the Brewers was already pretty much over. The team said early in the offseason they wouldn't be bringing him back, and have added a few Counsell-like players over the past couple months. Today, Counsell's playing career officially comes to a close, with the announcement of his retirement and hiring as Special Assistant to the General...
Via Brewers Bar
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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