Winning Cures What Ails Melvin, Roenicke In BCB Tracking Poll

This week's poll was open from Tuesday at noon through Wednesday, and received 340 responses. Here are some of the notable results:

  • 61% of voters think the Brewers did enough to improve the team before the trade deadline, while only 19% think they didn't.
  • Felipe Lopez (58%) and Casey McGehee (63%) were the consensus choices to start at second and third base, respectively.
  • Doug Melvin (up 12%) and Ron Roenicke (up 24%) each received big boosts in their approval ratings this week.

Follow the jump for the full results.

Do you think the Brewers did enough to improve the team before the non-waiver trade deadline?

Response Votes %
Yes 208 61%
No 64 19%
Undecided 68 20%

Do you approve of the decision to acquire Felipe Lopez from the Rays for cash?

Response Votes %
Yes 330 97%
No 7 2%
Undecided 3 1%

Do you approve of the decision to acquire Jerry Hairston Jr from the Nationals for minor league outfielder Erik Komatsu?

Response Votes %
Yes 263 77%
No 22 6%
Undecided 55 16%

Who should be the Brewers' primary starter at second base while Rickie Weeks is out?

Response Votes %
Craig Counsell 5 1%
Eric Farris 1 0%
Taylor Green 8 2%
Jerry Hairston Jr 107 31%
Felipe Lopez 197 58%
Josh Wilson 2 1%
Someone else 0 0%
Undecided 20 6%

Who should be the Brewers' primary starter at third base?

Response Votes %
Craig Counsell 1 0%
Taylor Green 72 21%
Jerry Hairston Jr 29 9%
Felipe Lopez 5 1%
Casey McGehee 213 63%
Josh Wilson 6 2%
Someone else 1 0%
Undecided 13 4%

What should the Brewers do with Craig Counsell?

Response Votes %
Play him more often. 4 1%
Keep using him as they have. 49 14%
Keep him on the roster, but make more of an effort to keep him from batting. 147 43%
Designate him for assignment/release him. 130 38%
Undecided 10 3%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 313 92% 80% +12%
No 11 3% 7% -4%
Undecided 16 5% 13% -8%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 247 73% 49% +24%
No 41 12% 23% -11%
Undecided 52 15% 28% -13%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 299 88% 69% +19%
No 6 2% 10% -8%
Undecided 35 10% 21% -11%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 249 73% 51% +22%
No 26 8% 22% -14%
Undecided 65 19% 27% -8%
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