The Milwaukee Brewers announced the hiring of Rick Peterson as the teams new pitching coach, signing him to a 2-year contract.
The Brewers also invited bullpen coach Stan Kyles back for the 2010 season and interim pitching coach Chris Bosio has been offered a position within the organization. Bosio and the Brewers will continue to discuss his role.
Peterson has 11 seasons of experience as a Major League pitching coach with Oakland and the New York Mets. He served under current Brewers manager Ken Macha while with the Oakland A’s in 2003 and under current Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph while with the Mets.