Milwaukee Brewers Tracking Poll Shows 82% Of Voters Will Be Disappointed If Brewers Fail To Reach NLCS

This week's poll was open from Monday afternoon through Tuesday, and received 295 responses. Here are some of the notable results:

  • Just 17% of voters say they'll be happy as long as the Brewers make the playoffs. 64% will be disappointed if they fail to reach the NLCS, and 18% more will be disappointed if they fail to reach or win the World Series.
  • 68% of voters think Casey McGehee will return to his career numbers (.267/.322/.428) in 2012.
  • 53% of voters said they felt better about this team after last weekend's sweep in Cincinnati.
  • Ron Roenicke's approval rating rebounded eight points this week and is now at 74%.

Follow the jump for the full results.

Which of these statements best summarizes your opinion on the 2011 Brewers?

Response Votes %
As long as they make the playoffs, I'll be happy. 49 17%
I'll be disappointed if they fail to reach the NLCS. 189 64%
I'll be disappointed if they don't reach/win the World Series. 52 18%
Undecided 5 2%

Assuming Casey McGehee is a full time major leaguer again in 2012, which of these three batting lines is closest to your expectation for his performance?

Response Votes %
.290/.345/.476 (combined numbers from 2009-10) 16 5%
.267/.322/.428 (career numbers) 200 68%
.228/.285/.348 (numbers from 2011) 60 20%
Undecided 19 6%

Jonathan Lucroy has just one hit and four walks in his last ten games (1-for-28). Are you concerned by his recent performance?

Response Votes %
Yes 76 26%
No 212 72%
Undecided 7 2%

Did the Brewers' sweep in Cincinnati over the weekend impact your perception of this team?

Response Votes %
Yes, I feel better. 157 53%
Yes, I feel worse. 1 0%
My perception did not change, 136 46%
Undecided 1 0%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 275 93% 93% n/c
No 10 3% 5% -2%
Undecided 10 3% 3% n/c

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 217 74% 66% +8%
No 44 15% 18% -3%
Undecided 34 12% 15% -3%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 270 92% 88% +4%
No 4 1% 3% -2%
Undecided 21 7% 9% -2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 192 65% 60% +5%
No 45 15% 19% -4%
Undecided 58 20% 21% -1%
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