According to a report from Milwaukee, Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly is close to agreeing to become the new manager of the Brewers.
The report, via Twitter, came from Doug Russell of WSSP (1250-AM), who credited anonymous sources. Brenly reportedly told told Russell that he has "nothing to say right now. WSSP is the flagship station for the Brewers radio broadcasting network.
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If Brenly leaves the Cubs television broadcast booth, color commentator and former pitch Dan Plesac would be a leading candidate to replace him.
Brenly, who declined to interview for the Cubs managerial opening, led the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 303-262 record from 2001-04, and won a World Series title in his first season there.
The Brewers fired manager Ken Macha on Monday.