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BCB Tracking Poll Says Large Majority Of Readers Think Brewers Need To Make A Move

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This week's poll was open from noon Monday through Tuesday, and received 249 responses. Here are the notable results:

  • 95% of readers think the Brewers should make a move before Sunday and 70% think they need to, but just 52% think they will.
  • A slight plurality of voters (43%) think the Brewers should start Brett Carroll in center field against lefties, and Nyjer Morgan the rest of the time. 41% think Morgan should start all the time.
  • Approval ratings for Doug Melvin (-11%), Ron Roenicke (-9%) and Dale Sveum (-8%) all showed noticeable drops this week, while approval of Rick Kranitz (+8%) went up.

Follow the jump for the full results.

While Carlos Gomez is out, how should the Brewers handle the center field position?

Response Votes %
Nyjer Morgan should start against both right and left handed pitchers. 102 41%
Brett Carroll should take Gomez's place in the platoon, starting against left handed pitchers. 107 43%
Some other way. 28 11%
Undecided 12 5%

How would you characterize Nyjer Morgan's interaction with the fans during Friday night's Brewers/Giants game?

Response Votes %
It's a major issue. 3 1%
It's a minor issue. 88 35%
It's a non-issue. 152 61%
Undecided 6 2%

Do you feel the Brewers NEED to make a move to improve the roster before Sunday's trade deadline?

Response Votes %
Yes 174 70%
No 59 24%
Undecided 16 6%

Do you feel the Brewers SHOULD to make a move to improve the roster before Sunday's trade deadline?

Response Votes %
Yes 236 95%
No 4 2%
Undecided 9 4%

Do you feel the Brewers WILL make a move to improve the roster before Sunday's trade deadline?

Response Votes %
Yes 130 52%
No 73 29%
Undecided 46 18%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 200 80% 91% -11%
No 17 7% 3% +4%
Undecided 32 13% 6% +7%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 123 49% 58% -9%
No 57 23% 16% +7%
Undecided 69 28% 26% +2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 171 69% 61% +8%
No 25 10% 11% -1%
Undecided 53 21% 28% -7%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 128 51% 59% -8%
No 54 22% 16% +6%
Undecided 67 27% 25% +2%

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