This week's Brew Crew Ball Tracking Poll was open from noon Tuesday through the day Wednesday, and received 129 responses. Here are some notable results:
- 34% of voters listed Sean Halton as their favorite candidate to serve as the Brewers' primary first baseman at this point, while 30% chose Juan Francisco and 23% selected Hunter Morris. The only clear choice was "not Yuni," as Yuniesky Betancourt received 2% of the vote and finished behind "Undecided" and "Someone else."
- 52% of voters think the Brewers' current roster expansion (from 25 to 30) is just right, while 37% think more players should be called up.
- 72% of voters approve of the John Axford/Michael Blazek trade.
The full results are below.
Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to trade reliever John Axford to the Cardinals for reliever Michael Blazek?
Who should be the Brewers' primary first baseman for the rest of the season?
Entering play Tuesday the Brewers will have 30 players on their active roster, having made five September callups. How do you feel about the current roster size?
|It's too small. They should call up more people.||48||37%|
|It's too big. They've already called up too many people.||3||2%|
|It's just right.||67||52%|
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 Johnny Narron is doing as Hitting Coach of the Brewers?
Which, if any, of these Brewer executives and/or coaches do you think should be fired?
|General manager Doug Melvin||23||18%||16%||+2%|
|Manager Ron Roenicke||29||22%||23%||-1%|
|Pitching coach Rick Kranitz||49||38%||33%||+5%|
|Hitting coach Johnny Narron||26||20%||14%||+6%|
|Third base coach Ed Sedar||22||17%||15%||+2%|
|Amateur scouting director Bruce Seid||69||53%||45%||+8%|
|None of these||36||28%||32%||-4%|