Sun, 12 Jan 2014 11:20:18 -0800
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said the team had shown interest in 1B Justin Morneau before he signed with the Colorado Rockies. Melvin added that the trade market for first basemen was very thin this offseason, hinting that he had had discussions with the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers but that they were unwilling to make moves.
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:28:36 -0800
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said the team is talking to several free-agent infielders.
Tue, 08 May 2012 13:59:03 -0700
The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to contact extensions for general manager Doug Melvin and manager Ron Roenicke Tuesday, May 8. Melvin will be extended through the 2015 season, while Roenicke's new deal takes him through the 2014 season but includes a team option for the 2015 season. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
Wed, 16 Nov 2011 06:44:06 -0800
Detroit Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski and Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin were named co-Executives of the Year by The Sporting News.
Sun, 12 Sep 2010 07:01:54 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin, assistant general manager Gord Ash and manager Ken Macha met with each other Saturday, Sept. 11, but Macha's contract status was reportedly not discussed, according to The Associated Press.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 07:39:32 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said that he is not actively shopping any of his players and is not in a rush to unload players before the trading deadline, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt. "I'm not actively shopping anyone," said Melvin. "I'm always available to talk. I've made some phone calls. If I think we have matches with other clubs, I'll talk to them."
Sat, 22 May 2010 13:49:09 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio said general manager Doug Melvin is in no danger of losing his job, reports MLB.com's Adam McCalvy.
Sun, 22 Nov 2009 04:49:30 -0800
Updating previous items, The Chicago Tribune's Phil Rogers reports the Milwaukee Brewers apparently have decided not to re-sign C Jason Kendall. General manager Doug Melvin says he's going to look at less expensive alternatives in C prospects Jonathan Lucroy, Angel Salome and George Kottaras, who recently was claimed off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
Sun, 04 Oct 2009 09:17:31 -0700
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt reports that Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin will not offer contracts at this time to interim pitching coach Chris Bosio and bullpen coach Stan Kyles, but will consider them for positions in the organization, including their current roles.
Sun, 04 Oct 2009 09:13:17 -0700
Updating previous reports, Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin announced that manager Ken Macha would be returning in 2010 for the second year of his two-year contract, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In addition, Melvin decided to add an option to Macha's contract for the 2011 season. "He didn't ask for (the option)," said Melvin. "He said, 'It doesn't matter to me. I don't do this job for security. I do it to win ball games.' The option tells him I do support him in his role as manager." Melvin also invited back bench coach Willie Randolph, hitting coach Dale Sveum, third base coach Brad Fischer and first base coach Ed Sedar.