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Poll Shows Most Brewer Fans Favor Status Quo With Gomez, Kottaras, Weeks, Split On Ramirez

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This week's poll was open from noon Monday through the day Tuesday, and received 261 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • The majority of voters thought Rickie Weeks should stay in the leadoff spot (54%), Carlos Gomez should continue to platoon with Nyjer Morgan as he has (61%) and George Kottaras should continue to get his current mix of playing time (80%).
  • Only 49% of voters, however, think Aramis Ramirez should continue to bat fourth. 40% voted to move him.
  • Ron Roenicke (down 12 points to 76%), Rick Kranitz (down 14 points to 47%) and Johnny Narron (down 12 points to 41%) all saw double-digit losses in approval this week.

Follow the jump for the full results.

As of Monday Carlos Gomez is hitting .350/.381/.600 in seven games. What should be Brewers do with him going forward?

Response Votes %
Find more opportunities to get him into the lineup, primarily replacing Nyjer Morgan. 101 39%
Find more opportunities to get him into the lineup, primarily replacing Ryan Braun or Corey Hart.
0 0%
Keep using him as they have. 159 61%
Play him less frequently. 0 0%
Undecided. 1 0%

As of Monday George Kottaras is hitting .364/.500/1.182 in seven games. What should be Brewers do with him going forward?

Response Votes %
Find more opportunities to get him into the lineup, primarily replacing Jonathan Lucroy at catcher.
21 8%
Find more opportunities to get him into the lineup, primarily replacing Mat Gamel at first base. 26 10%
Keep using him as they have. 210 80%
Play him less frequently. 1 0%
Undecided. 3 1%

After two starts Randy Wolf has a 10.61 ERA and has allowed 22 baserunners in 9.1 innings. Are you worried about his performance going forward?

Response Votes %
Yes 103 39%
No 131 50%
Undecided 27 10%

As of Monday Rickie Weeks is hitting .184/.295/.342 and leads the National League with 15 strikeouts. Should he continue to bat in the leadoff spot?

Response Votes %
Yes 140 54%
No 97 37%
Undecided 24 9%

As of Monday Aramis Ramirez is hitting .114/.179/.171 in nine games. Should he continue to bat in the fourth spot?

Response Votes %
Yes 128 49%
No 104 40%
Undecided 29 11%

Norichika Aoki has started one game and made ten plate appearances over the Brewers' first ten games. How do you feel about his usage so far?

Response Votes %
He should be starting more often in center field. 53 20%
He should be starting more often in left or right field. 16 6%
He should be pinch-hitting and being used off the bench more often.
136 52%
His current usage is fine. 51 20%
He should be playing less often. 0 0%
Undecided 5 2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 248 95% 94% +1%
No 6 2% 2% n/c
Undecided 7 3% 4% -1%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 198 76% 88% -12%
No 30 11% 5% +6%
Undecided 33 13% 7% +6%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 123 47% 61% -14%
No 35 13% 4% +9%
Undecided 103 39% 35% +4%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 107 41% 53% -12%
No 32 12% 3% +9%
Undecided 122 47% 44% +3%