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.
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.