This week's poll was open from noon Monday through Tuesday, and received 224 responses. Here are some of the notable results:
- 62% of voters think Jerry Hairston Jr. should start at shortstop once Rickie Weeks returns. Just 30% of voters chose Yuniesky Betancourt.
- 72% of voters think Betancourt "was hot for a while, but now he's back to his old habits."
- 81% of voters approve of the decision to pay Taylor Jungmann and Jed Bradley a combined $4.525 million, but just 38% are more confident in the organization's ability to draft and develop amateur talent after this draft season.
Follow the jump for the full results.
Once Rickie Weeks returns from the DL, who should be the Brewers' primary shortstop?
|Jerry Hairston Jr||139||62%|
Yuniesky Betancourt went 0-for-5 Sunday and is now hitting .074/.107/.222 in his last seven games, after hitting .369/.382/.538 in the 16 games before that. Which of these statements best characterizes his recent performance?
|He's figured some things out, but hit a bump in the road recently.||42||19%|
|He was hot for a while, but now he's back to his old habits.||162||72%|
Jonathan Lucroy is hitting .296/.362/.453 in his last 20 games. Has his recent performance changed affected your optimism regarding his offense going forward?
|Yes, I'm more optimistic now.||58||26%|
|Yes, I'm less optimistic now.||1||0%|
|No, my expectations have not changed.||164||73%|
Even after scoring 23 runs in three games in New York this weekend the Brewers are averaging 3.8 runs per game in their last nine contests, down from 4.4 for the season. Is this a cause for concern?
Do you agree with the decision to give first round picks Taylor Jungmann and Jed Bradley a combined $4.525 million in signing bonuses?
Did the Brewers' 2011 draft and signings make you more or less confident in the organization's ability to locate and develop amateur talent?
Do you approve of the job Doug Melvin is doing as General Manager of the Brewers?
Do you approve of the job Ron Roenicke is doing as Manager of the Brewers?
Do you approve of the job Rick Kranitz is doing as Pitching Coach of the Brewers?
Do you approve of the job Dale Sveum is doing as Hitting Coach of the Brewers?
All stats included in the poll questions were correct as of Monday, when the poll opened.