Brewers give Craig Counsell contract extension

Manager now signed through 2023
Craig Counsell named new Milwaukee Brewers manager

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell has agreed to a three-year contract extension, the organization announced Wednesday.

Counsell is now signed through the 2023 season.

“We are pleased to extend the contract of one of the best managers in the game today,” GM David Stearns said in an official announcement. “Over the last five seasons, Craig has led our team with a passion and intelligence that has resulted in some of the greatest success in the history of the franchise. I am confident in Craig’s abilities to lead, teach and compete as we continue our mission of bringing a championship to Wisconsin.”

In the last five seasons with Counsell as manager, the Brewers have a record of 405-381 (.515).