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Doug Melvin Returned Brewers to Relevancy

After months of speculation regarding his future with the Milwaukee Brewers, Doug Melvin brought the rumors to an end Tuesday by announcing that he’s ready to step down as the franchise’s general manager and transition into an advisory role. #Brewers GM Doug Melvin says he is ready to move to advisory role. Club begins search for new GM immediately. Story coming to MLB .com...
Via Rumors and Rants
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rating Doug Melvin: What Criteria Are You Using?

Yesterday’s news that Doug Melvin was stepping down as Brewers general manager at the end of the year was not much of a surprise. Most fans knew this was the final year of his contract and that it was unlikely Melvin would be extended, particularly in view of the Brewers’ poor effort on the field in the 2015 campaign. Now that it’s official, we can reflect on Melvin’s 13...
Via Brewers Bar
22 days ago  |  Discuss

JABO: The Downfall of Doug Melvin

Last week, in this space, I wrote about Dave Dombrowski’s Achilles Heel in the wake of the Tigers letting go of their long-tenured General Manager. Yesterday, another long-term General Manager was relieved of his duties, as the Brewers have moved Doug Melvin “into an advisory role”, opening up their GM position for the first time since 2002. Like Dombrowski’s start in Detroit...
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Doug Melvin thankfully out as general manager

Doug Melvin is stepping down as the Brewers’ general manager and will assume an advisory role, according to beat writer Adam McCalvy. Melvin’s tenure as general manager certainly had its ups and downs. On one hand, Melvin put a team together in 2008 that ended the franchise’s almost 30-year absence from the playoffs, and in 2011 the club earned an NL Central title after...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New GM Coming: Paradigm Shift for Brewers

(Illustration: Jess Lemont) Ahhhh…finally.  There had been reports for months, mainly through Journal Sentinel baseball writer Tom Haudricourt, to his credit, that Brewers GM Doug Melvin would step away from his current role as the season wound down. Well on Tuesday we have official word that this will occur, plus the Brewers’ top brass are saying encouraging things publicly...
Via Brewers Bar
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Melvin stepping down as Brewers GM

With the Milwaukee Brewers beginning to rebuild its club, it has been long speculated that Doug Melvin would not return as general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers in 2016. The speculation turned into fact today, as the Brewers announced Melvin would step down as GM and take an advisory position with the team. GM Doug Melvin and #Brewers announce that Melvin will transition into...
Via The Outside Corner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Melvin leaving job as general manager of Brewers

Doug Melvin is leaving his job as general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers. The team and Melvin announced the move Tuesday on Twitter. He will continue to lead the team's baseball operations department before "transitioning into an advisory role." The Brewers are in last place in the NL Central and are in Chicago to start a three-game series with the Cubs. Milwaukee is rebuilding...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers to replace Doug Melvin as general manager

The Brewers announced today that Doug Melvin is going to “transition into an advisory role” with the team, which is probably the nicest language you can use to fire someone. The Brewers have been in need of a new direction for a while now, and a new front office should help kickstart a rebuild that is already a bit late in getting started. In terms of potential candidates, Twitter...
Via Fangraphs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke

After a humiliating 7-18 start to the season, the Milwaukee Brewers have announced that manager Ron Roenicke has been fired. The announcement came via a press release on Twitter. Roenicke relieved of managerial duties: — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) May 4, 2015   This has been a difficult start to the season, something we definitely did...
Via Sportsnaut
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers off-season rumors

The Milwaukee Brewers are in need of some changes this off-season.  So far this off-season the Brewers haven’t been making any big moves unlike other clubs around the league. With most of the bigger free agents off the market, there isn’t a huge amount of talent left.  The General Manager of the Brewers, Doug Melvin, has a track record of pulling off deals out of thin air....
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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