- Doug Mittler, ESPN Insider
The Brewers will name Craig Counsell, currently a special assistant to general manager Doug Melvin, as Roenicke's replacement on Monday, according to a FoxSports report.
The overhaul at the top will only fuel speculation that more changes could follow. “Whether Roenicke's firing reflects some lingering faith they can milk a wild-card bid out of their aging crew remains to be seen. But if there's a big-league roster that deserves to be broken up for parts, it might be Milwaukee's,” writes ESPN.com’s Christina Kahrl. “Wish Melvin luck; the bad spot that Roenicke has been freed from isn't likely to get better.”
A look at baseball rumors on the first Monday in May, beginning with what could happen in Milwaukee following the firing of Ron Roenicke.