Bad News For David Riske and Dave Bush in This Week's BCB Tracking Poll

This week's poll was open from Monday at noon to Tuesday, and received 211 responses. Here are the most notable results:

  • 30% of voters think the Brewers should have designated David Riske for assignment instead of activating him this week.
  • 36% of voters think Dave Bush should be the odd man out of the rotation.
  • For the third consecutive week, approval ratings for Doug Melvin, Ken Macha and Rick Peterson held near steady. This week they're at 46%, 16% and 11%, respectively.

Follow the jump for the full results.

David Riske's minor league rehab assignment ends this week, meaning the Brewers will either have to add him to the 25 and 40 man rosters or designate him for assignment. Which should they do?

Response Votes %
Add him to the roster 148 70%
Designate him for assignment 63 30%

 

Who should have been removed from the 40-man roster to make room for Mat Gamel when he was added last week?

Response Votes %
Kameron Loe 5 2%
Jeff Suppan 141 67%
Joe Inglett 2 1%
Luis Cruz 32 15%
Angel Salome 4 2%
Adam Heether 22 10%
Someone else 5 2%

 

Which of these pitchers should NOT be in the Brewers' starting rotation?

Response Votes %
Yovani Gallardo 1 0%
Randy Wolf 4 2%
Dave Bush 76 36%
Chris Narveson 60 28%
Chris Capuano 38 18%
Manny Parra 32 15%

 

Do you approve of the job Doug Melvin is doing as General Manager of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 98 46% 43% +3%
No 62 29% 30% -1%
Undecided 51 24% 24% n/c

 

Do you approve of the job Ken Macha is doing is Manager of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 33 16% 15% +1%
No 141 67% 66% +1%
Undecided 37 18% 16% +2%

 

Do you approve of the job Rick Peterson is doing as Pitching Coach of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 23 11% 10% +1%
No 112 53% 53% n/c
Undecided 76 36% 34% +2%

 

Do you approve of the decision to sign Randy Wolf to a three year deal?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 161 76% 74% +2%
No 35 17% 13% +4%
Undecided 15 7% 10% -3%

 

Do you approve of the decision to sign Doug Davis to a one year deal?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 125 59% 58% +1%
No 68 32% 30% -2%
Undecided 18 9% 9% n/c

 

Do you approve of the decision to trade J.J. Hardy to the Twins for Carlos Gomez?

Response Votes % Prev* Diff
Yes 154 73% 67% +6%
No 42 20% 23% -3%
Undecided 15 7% 9% -2%

 

* - The question about Hardy and Gomez last appeared in the poll on April 27, so "Prev" in this case refers to that poll.

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