Separate from Melvin's departure, multiple sources have said the Brewers' scouting department is undergoing some staffing changes. Brewers general manager David Stearns declined to comment until the changes are finalized.
Doug Melvin is nearing the end of the first year of what is believed to be a two-year contract as a senior advisor to Stearns, who succeeded Melvin following the 2015 season.
Adam McCalvy has covered the Brewers for MLB.com since 2001. Follow him on Twitter @AdamMcCalvy, like him on Facebook and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.