Editor's note: A combination of a late night and technical difficulties meant I got a late start on the Mug this morning. It'll be up sometime this afternoon. Here's something to discuss in the meantime. - KL
This week's poll was open from noon Monday through the day Tuesday, and received 268 responses. Here are some of the notable results:
- 65% of voters approve of the decision to acquire Francisco Rodriguez from the Mets, while 34% are waiting to hear who the PTBNLs are. 94% approve of the decision to buy out his 2012 option.
- 79% of voters, though, think John Axford should continue to be the closer.
- The Brewer coaching staff has seen their confidence drop considerably over the last two weeks. Rick Kranitz's approval rating has gone from 86% to 61%, and Dale Sveum's has gone from 71% to 59%.
Follow the jump for the full results.
Do you approve of the decision to acquire Francisco Rodriguez and cash from the Mets for two PTBNL?
|Depends on who the PTBNL are.||91||34%|
Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to add $500,000 to Rodriguez's buyout for 2012 in exchange for him waiving his vesting option?
Who should be the Brewers' closer going forward?
|They should share the role.||45||17%|
Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to switch Corey Hart (now leading off) and Rickie Weeks (now batting fifth) in the lineup?
|No, I don't think they should have changed anything.||14||5%|
|No, I think they should have changed things in a different way.||51||19%|
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 Dale Sveum is doing as Hitting Coach of the Brewers?
* - The last tracking poll was conducted two weeks ago, so in all four cases this week "Prev" refers to that poll.