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Brewers to hire Brenly?

Posted on: October 6, 2010 11:59 am
Edited on: October 6, 2010 12:26 pm
 
Take this with a grain of salt, but a radio reporter in Milwaukee is reporting via Twitter that Bob Brenly is "close to agreeing" to become the Brewers' next manager. As far as I know, Brenly's name has not been connected to the job since Ken Macha was let go, though he interviewed the last time the job was open two years ago.

Brenly managed the Diamondbacks for 3 1/2 seasons, winning the World Series in his first season in 2001. Since being fired in 2004, he's been out of the game, working as an announcer for the Cubs. This would seem like an odd choice for the Brewers, particularly since they haven't had time to conduct a lot of interviews.

UPDATE: MLB.com Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy quotes Brewers GM Doug Melvin saying on the radio that "Unless somebody else has been doing the hiring process, [the Brenly story is] not true." So, looks like we need that grain of salt.

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Category: MLB
Tags: Brewers
 
Comments

Since: Dec 10, 2009
Posted on: October 6, 2010 8:22 pm
 

Brewers to hire Brenly?

You can put a monkey in a uniform and call him a manager, it comes down to players. Whether its through free agency or a great farm system, drafting. Players make managers look great or get them fired! BOTTOM LINE!



Since: Nov 25, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2010 6:37 pm
 

Brewers to hire Brenly?

How is this news?  Now, instead of stories, we just allow gossip? 



Since: Nov 25, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2010 4:37 pm
 

Brewers to hire Brenly?

Whatever journalist twittered that is a complete moron



Since: Feb 21, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2010 3:47 pm
 

Brewers to hire Brenly?

Exactly right.  Unless they get a #1 starter in exchange for Prince Fielder this off-season, it will be another long summer in Milwaukee.



Since: Jun 1, 2007
Posted on: October 6, 2010 3:19 pm
 

Brewers to hire Brenly?

Whoever the Brewers get they need to be able to get some pitching or they will last about as long a Macha


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