Melvin Extension Near Complete? By Tim Dierkes | October 17, 2008 at 9:36am CDT According to Tracy Ringolsby of the Rocky Mountain News, "Doug Melvin is finalizing details on a new three-year deal in Milwaukee." Melvin is already signed through 2009. If Melvin stays on board, he’ll first determine the team’s manager. After that, like many GMs, he has all kinds of personnel issues.