BCB Tracking Poll Shows Majority Of Voters Waiting To See On Ryan Braun

This week's poll was open from Monday at noon through Tuesday, and received 298 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • 62% of voters said we need more information before making a decision on Ryan Braun's guilt or innocence regarding his alleged positive test.
  • 41%, however, think he will still be suspended for 50 games.
  • 69% of fans said this news has negatively impacted their excitement for the 2012 season.

Follow the jump for the full results, including questions on Alex Gonzalez, LaTroy Hawkins, Rafael Furcal, Johnny Narron and Doug Melvin.

Given the recent news about his alleged positive test, do you believe Ryan Braun used performance enhancing drugs or other MLB-banned substances?

Response Votes %
Yes 42 14%
No 66 22%
We need more information before we can make a decision. 186 62%
Undecided 4 1%

What do you expect to be the outcome of Braun's appeal for his reported 50 game suspension?

Response Votes %
He will still be suspended for 50 games. 121 41%
He will still be suspended, but the length will be reduced. 40 13%
The suspension will be overturned. 69 23%
Undecided 68 23%

Has the news regarding Braun negatively affected your excitement for the 2012 season?

Response Votes %
Yes 205 69%
No 73 24%
Undecided 20 7%

Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to sign Alex Gonzalez to a one year deal with a vesting option for 2013?

Response Votes %
Yes 273 92%
No 8 3%
Undecided 17 6%

LaTroy Hawkins signed a one year deal with the Angels for $3 million. How should the Brewers have handled this situation?

Response Votes %
They should have offered a two year deal. 16 5%
They should have offered a one year deal, but for more money. 23 8%
They made the right decision by letting Hawkins go. 228 77%
Undecided 31 10%

Rafael Furcal signed a two year deal with the Cardinals for $14 million. How should the Brewers have handled this situation?

Response Votes %
They should have offered more. 10 3%
They made the right decision by not offering him more. 264 89%
Undecided 24 8%

Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to hire Johnny Narron as their new hitting coach?

Response Votes %
Yes 86 29%
No 13 4%
Undecided 199 67%

Do you approve of the job Doug Melvin has done as General Manager of the Brewers this offseason?

Response Votes %
Yes 224 75%
No 18 6%
Undecided 56 19%
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