Play Fantasy Use your Fantasy skills to win Cash Prizes. Join or start a league today. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • Golf
  • NCAA FB
  • NHL
  • MLB
  • NFL

Brewers exercise 2015 option for manager Ron Roenicke

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

The Brewers have given manager Ron Roenicke some security.
The Brewers have given manager Ron Roenicke some security. (USATSI)

MORE: Spring Training | Scoreboard | Team previews

The Brewers have exercised their 2015 club option for manager Ron Roenicke, the team announced. In addition to guaranteeing the 2015 season, the club also added an option for 2016 to his contract.

"In picking up the option for 2015, it shows our confidence in having Ron lead this team on the field," said GM Doug Melvin in a statement. "Last season was a difficult one, and Ron provided critical leadership with confidence and assurance that the Brewers can get back to the postseason."

Roenicke, 57, took over as manager of the Brewers prior to the 2011 season. They won a franchise record 96 games that year, earning him a second place finish in the Manager of the Year voting. Milwaukee has gone 253-233 (.521) in three years under Roenicke.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

September 30, 2014
A-Rod not guaranteed to start in 2015 (3:15)
1 September 26, 2014
Derek Jeter's emotional final game in Yankee Stadium
(6:05)
2 September 24, 2014
MLB Power Rankings and Awards: 9/24
(4:59)
3 September 23, 2014
MLB Top 10 players of the 2014 season
(5:14)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Mens Baltimore Orioles Majestic Charcoal 2014 AL East Division Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

MLB Division Champs Gear
Get your team today
Shop Now