Melvin Stepping Down As Brewer GM

Doug Melvin has stepped down as the Milwaukee Brewers general manager. Melvin has served as general manager for the Brewers for the past 13 years. The team Tuesday formally began the search for a new general manager. According to the team Melvin will continue to lead the team’s baseball operations department before transitioning into an advisory role. Owner Mark Attanasio has hired an executive search firm and is seeking permission to interview candidates. Team owners are meeting in Chicago this week.