Roenicke Will Be Back

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers
announced today that the team will not be offering 2015 contracts to hitting
coach Johnny Narron 
and first base/infield coach Garth Iorg.
Manager Ron Roenicke, whose 2015 club option was exercised this past Spring
Training, and the rest of the coaching staff will return next season. The
announcement was made by President of Baseball Operations and General Manager
Doug Melvin. “Over the course of the last few weeks, we have evaluated the work
of Ron and his coaches and believe that this is the best course of
action to take,” said Melvin. “We appreciate the work that Johnny and
Garth did for us through the years, and moves like these are never easy to
make. We have already started reviewing our player personnel and will
continue to address the factors that led to our disappointing finish to the
season.” Narron served three seasons as hitting coach. He was named to his
position on November 28, 2011, replacing Dale Sveum, who was named manager
of the Chicago Cubs. Iorg served four seasons as first base coach. He was named
to his position on November 15, 2010. Returning to the coaching
staff for the 2015 season will be coach Mike Guerrero (2nd season), pitching
coach Rick Kranitz (5th season), bench coach Jerry Narron (5th
season), third base coach Ed Sedar (9th season, 5th as 3B coach), outfield
coach John Shelby (5th season) and bullpen coach Lee Tunnell (4th