Brewers exercise 2016 option on manager Ron Roenicke

PHOENIX (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have exercised their 2016 option on manager Ron Roenicke.

Roenicke replaced Ken Macha after the 2010 season and has led the Brewers to a 335-313 record. Milwaukee won the NL Central in his first season, then finished third and dropped to fourth in 2013.

Milwaukee started 20-7 last season and led the division for five months, then lost 22 of its last 31 games and finished third at 82-80.