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Poll Shows Just 37% Of Voters Think Brewers Can Still Make Playoffs

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This week's poll was open from Tuesday at noon through Wednesday, and received 246 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • Just 37% of voters feel that this Brewer team can still make the playoffs, down from 56% last week.
  • 57% of fans say poor play has been more of a factor in the Brewers' slow start than injuries.
  • 65% of voters say Cody Ransom should be the Brewers' primary shortstop at this point.
  • Voters gave votes of confidence to Rickie Weeks and Nyjer Morgan, with 74% and 60% of voters saying they think the respective players will turn it around.

Follow the jump for the full results.

Do you think Rickie Weeks (currently hitting .156/.290/.293) can turn things around?

Response Votes %
Yes 183 74%
No 41 17%
Undecided 22 9%

Do you think Nyjer Morgan (currently hitting .216/.283/.224) can turn things around?

Response Votes %
Yes 148 60%
No 61 25%
Undecided 37 15%

Which of these has been more of a factor in the Brewers' slow start?

Response Votes %
Injuries 99 40%
Poor play 141 57%
Undecided 6 2%

Given these options, who should be the Brewers' primary starter at shortstop?

Response Votes %
Jeff Bianchi 30 12%
Edwin Maysonet 18 7%
Cody Ransom 161 65%
Undecided 37 15%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 195 79% 79% n/c
No 30 12% 10% +2%
Undecided 21 9% 11% -2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 139 57% 52% +5%
No 74 30% 29% +1%
Undecided 33 13% 19% -6%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 122 50% 47% +3%
No 60 24% 25% -1%
Undecided 64 26% 28% -2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 42 17% 18% -1%
No 138 56% 59% -3%
Undecided 66 27% 23% +4%

Do you think this Brewer team can still make the playoffs?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 90 37% 56% -19%
No 130 53% 34% +19%
Undecided 26 11% 10% +1%