Completely Predictable News: When The Brewers Go 18-2, Optimism Abounds In BCB Tracking Poll

This week's poll was open from Monday at noon through Tuesday, and received 313 responses. Here are some of the notable results:

  • Approval ratings for Doug Melvin (+2%), Dale Sveum (+3%), Ron Roenicke (+4%) and Rick Kranitz (+7%) all went up this week. This is the second straight week of increases for Sveum and Roenicke. Melvin's approval rating is now near universal at 94%.
  • 62% of voters think Felipe Lopez should make occasional starts, but should primarily be used off the bench.
  • 94% of voters think Marco Estrada should return to the bullpen when Chris Narveson is ready to return.

Follow the jump for the full results.

While Rickie Weeks is out, how should the Brewers be using Felipe Lopez?

Response Votes %
He should be starting every day at second base. 69 22%
He should start occasionally, but his primary role should be off the bench. 193 62%
He should only be used off the bench. 24 8%
He shouldn't be on the roster. 22 7%
Undecided 5 2%

What should the Brewers do with Marco Estrada once Chris Narveson is back from the DL?

Response Votes %
Keep him in the rotation, going to six members. 3 1%
Keep him in the rotation, in place of someone else. 2 1%
Return him to the bullpen. 294 94%
Undecided 14 4%

How do you feel about Nyjer Morgan's celebration following Sunday's walkoff victory?

Response Votes %
It was too much, and it's a big issue. 4 1%
It was too much, but it's not a big issue. 122 39%
It was fine. 162 55%
Undecided/I didn't see it. 25 8%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 295 94% 92% +2%
No 12 4% 3% +1%
Undecided 6 2% 5% -3%

Do you approve of the job Ron Roenicke is doing as Manager of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 261 83% 79% +4%
No 29 9% 10% -1%
Undecided 23 7% 11% -4%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 287 92% 85% +7%
No 3 1% 2% -1%
Undecided 23 7% 12% -5%

Do you approve of the job Dale Sveum is doing as Hitting Coach of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 265 85% 82% +3%
No 19 6% 5% +1%
Undecided 29 9% 12% -3%
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