Brewers coaching staff to remain intact in 2013

Roenicke: Continuity is important
Brewers coaching staff to remain intact in 2013

The entire Milwaukee Brewers coaching staff will return in 2013, manager Ron Roenicke said Tuesday.

The 2011 NL Central champions stumbled to a 54-66 start, but have gone 28-12 since and weren’t eliminated from playoff contention until Sunday.

Roenicke said continuity among coaches is important.

The coaches are Rick Kranitz, pitching; Jerry Narron, bench; Johnny Narron, hitting; Garth Iorg, first base; Ed Sedar, third base; John Shelby, outfield; and Lee Tunnell, bullpen. Tunnell joined the team when bullpen coach Stan Kyles was fired on July 30th.

Tunnell was the Brewers minor-league pitching coordinator before succeeding Kyles and has worked with many of the young pitchers the team expects to have on its roster next year.

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