"David is a talented baseball executive and was a very valuable part of the Astros organization. We are grateful for his contributions and wish him the best of success in Milwaukee - they are fortunate to have him. We will determine a replacement for David in the offseason."
Stearns was named Brewers general today in Milwaukee. Luhnow on further to say today, that the position has changed over the past three season and thus the requires for applicants are different.
Luhnow says team will reassess Assistant GM position's needs before making hire. Notes needs now different than three years ago.— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) September 21, 2015
Luhnow says he expects to consider external and internal candidates for assistant GM when time comes.— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) September 21, 2015
On another front another member of the Astros front office interviewed for a general manager position. Director of player development Quinton McCracken is interviewing the Red Sox.
MLB sources confirm #Astros dir.of player development Quinton McCracken will b interviewed by the Red Sox as part of their search for new GM— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) September 21, 2015