Poll Shows Most Brewer Fans Expect Playoffs Again In 2013

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68% of voters in our weekly tracking poll said they think the Brewers will make the playoffs next season.

This week's Brew Crew Ball Tracking Poll was open from noon Monday through Tuesday and received 177 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • 68% of voters said they think the Brewers will make the playoffs in 2013, compared to 14% who think they won't.
  • 51% of voters said they do not consider the 2012 season a success, despite the Brewers winning 83 games. 45% of voters said they do consider it a success.
  • In hindsight, 93% of voters approve of the Zack Greinke trade.
  • 76% of voters approve of the decision to bring the full 2012 coaching staff back for 2013.

Full results below.

Do you consider the Brewers' 2012 season a success?

Response Votes %
Yes 79 45%
No 91 51%
Undecided 7 4%

Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to bring their full 2012 coaching staff (including Lee Tunnell, who was promoted to bullpen coach midseason) back for 2013?

Response Votes %
Yes 134 76%
No 27 15%
Undecided 16 9%

Looking back, do you approve of the Brewers' decision to trade Zack Greinke to the Angels for shortstop Jean Segura and pitchers Johnny Hellweg and Ariel Pena?

Response Votes %
Yes 165 93%
No 7 4%
Undecided 5 3%

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

Response Votes % Prev* Diff
Yes 163 92% 94% -2%
No 9 5% 3% +2%
Undecided 5 3% 3% n/c

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

Response Votes % Prev* Diff
Yes 143 81% 80% +1%
No 25 14% 12% +2%
Undecided 9 5% 8% -3%

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

Response Votes % Prev* Diff
Yes 108 61% 67% -6%
No 36 20% 13% +7%
Undecided 33 19% 19% n/c

Do you approve of the job Johnny Narron is doing as Hitting Coach of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev* Diff
Yes 140 79% 77% +2%
No 13 7% 7% n/c
Undecided 24 14% 16% -2%

Do you think the Brewers WILL make the playoffs in 2013?

Response Votes %
Yes 120 68%
No 24 14%
Undecided 33 19%

* - The last tracking poll was conducted on September 17-18, so "Prev," where used, refers to that poll.

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