Report: Brewers to name 30-year-old new General Manager

(CBS SPORTS) Reports are that the Milwaukee Brewers are going to name 30-year-old David Stearns their new general manager.

CBS Sports MLB insider Jon Heyman confirmed Sunday afternoon. Stearns, who had been the top assistant to Astros GM Jeff Luhnow, replaces Doug Melvin.

Melvin announced in August that he was stepping down after 13 seasons.

When Melvin announced stepping down, the team said it would look for younger candidates with knowledge of analytics.

Stearns is a 2007 Harvard graduate who appears to have an analytics background, but also gained hands-on experience in every aspect of helping to run a front office over the past three seasons as Luhnow's top aide.

He's going to be the youngest GM in the majors.

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