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Optimism Fading, Ken Macha Takes A Beating In This Week's BCB Tracking Poll

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People aren't thrilled with Rick Peterson, either.
People aren't thrilled with Rick Peterson, either.

This week's tracking poll includes responses from 282 readers. Here are some notable results:

  • After the Brewers' 5-7 start, 50% of respondents said they're less optimistic with their expectations for 2010.
  • Ken Macha's disapproval rating, which was at 28% last week, skyrocketed to 52% this week.
  • Even before he pitched in his fourth straight game, 63% of respondents were concerned with how the Brewers are handling Manny Parra's playing time. Other players that have more than 50% of respondents concerned are Jeff Suppan (59%) and Jim Edmonds (56%)

Follow the jump for the full results!

Has the Brewers' 5-7 start affected your expectations for 2010?

Response Votes %
Yes, I'm more optimistic 4 1%
Yes, I'm less optimistic 141 50%
No, my expectations are about the same 137 49%

 

Has Gregg Zaun's start affected your expectations for him for 2010?

Response Votes %
Yes, I'm more optimistic 2 1%
Yes, I'm less optimistic 95 34%
No, my expectations are about the same 185 66%

 

Are you concerned about how the Brewers are handling the playing time of these players?

Response Votes %
Gregg Zaun 98 35%
Alcides Escobar 59 21%
Carlos Gomez 136 48%
Corey Hart 110 39%
Jim Edmonds 158 56%
Craig Counsell 23 8%
Jody Gerut 83 29%
Joe Inglett 28 10%
George Kottaras 85 30%
Doug Davis 21 7%
Dave Bush 3 1%
Jeff Suppan 166 59%
Manny Parra 177 63%
Chris Narveson 92 33%
Trevor Hoffman 21 7%
LaTroy Hawkins 104 37%
Todd Coffey 25 9%
Carlos Villanueva 14 5%
Claudio Vargas 9 3%

 

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 195 69% 74% -5%
No 31 11% 8% +3%
Undecided 56 20% 17% +3%

 

Do you approve of the job Ken Macha is doing as Manager of the Brewers?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 53 19% 37% -18%
No 148 52% 28% +24%
Undecided 81 29% 33% -4%

 

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 41 15% 26% -11%
No 59 21% 12% +9%
Undecided 182 65% 61% +4%

 

Do you agree with the decision to trade J.J. Hardy to the Twins for Carlos Gomez?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 184 65% 56% +9%
No 61 22% 25% -3%
Undecided 37 13% 18% -5%

 

Do you agree with the decision to sign Randy Wolf to a three year deal?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 227 80% 81% -1%
No 30 11% 9% +2%
Undecided 25 9% 9% n/c

 

Do you agree with the decision to sign Doug Davis to a one year deal?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 168 60% 59% +1%
No 57 20% 21% -1%
Undecided 57 20% 19% +1%