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BCB Tracking Poll Shows Voters Split On Bunting, Importance Of Bunting Issue

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This week's poll was open from Monday at noon through Tuesday and received 168 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • 48% of voters think the Brewers are doing the right amount of bunting, while 40% think they're bunting too much.
  • 53% of voters say bunting is either not a very important issue or not important at all, while 44% classified it as a very or moderately important issue.
  • 70% of voters would approve of a decision to shut Mike Fiers down early to limit his innings.
  • Ron Roenicke (from 47 to 55%) and Johnn Narron (from 36 to 52%) both had their approval ratings improve significantly this week.

Follow the jump for the full results.

Who should be the Brewers' closer?

Response Votes %
John Axford 19 11%
Jim Henderson 44 26%
Kameron Loe 1 1%
Someone else 2 1%
This team shouldn't have a designated closer 99 59%
Undecided 3 2%

The Brewers lead all of baseball with 61 sacrifice hits this season, seven more than the second place Dodgers. How do you feel about their bunting?

Response Votes %
They're not bunting enough. 5 3%
They're doing about the right amount of bunting. 81 48%
They're bunting too much. 68 40%
Undecided 14 8%

How strongly do you feel about your opinion regarding the bunting?

Response Votes %
It's a very important issue. 15 9%
It's a moderately important issue. 59 35%
It's an issue, but not very important. 56 33%
It's not important at all. 33 20%
Undecided 5 3%

Would you approve of a decision to shut Mike Fiers down early to limit his 2012 innings?

Response Votes %
Yes 118 70%
No 36 21%
Undecided 14 8%

Do you think Fiers has a chance to be NL Rookie of the Year?

Response Votes %
Yes 90 54%
No 71 42%
Undecided 7 4%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 141 84% 81% +3%
No 13 8% 12% -4%
Undecided 14 8% 6% +2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 92 55% 47% +8%
No 54 32% 36% -4%
Undecided 22 13% 18% -5%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 46 27% 25% +2%
No 80 48% 52% -4%
Undecided 42 25% 22% +3%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 87 52% 38% +14%
No 48 29% 34% -5%
Undecided 33 20% 28% +8%