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Ron Roenicke's approval rating plummets in BCB Tracking Poll

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He's down below 50% approval for the first time in our weekly poll.

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This week's Brew Crew Ball Tracking Poll was open from Monday through the day Tuesday and received 145 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • Ron Roenicke's approval rating, which was at 71% two weeks ago, is all the way down to 47% this week.
  • Rick Kranitz's disapproval rating (41%) remains higher than his approval rating (25%) this week.
  • 54% of voters said the Brewers (who were 15-20 when the poll was published on Monday) are "about as good as what their record indicates."
  • 41% of voters have given up hope on this team making the playoffs.

Full results below.

Which of these best reflects your opinion of the 15-20 (entering play Monday) Milwaukee Brewers?

Response Votes %
They're better than their record indicates. 55 38%
They're worse than their record indicates. 8 6%
They're about as good as what their record indicates. 78 54%
Undecided 4 3%

Do you think the volume of players who missed time due to the World Baseball Classic is a factor in the Brewers' performance this season?

Response Votes %
Yes 30 21%
No 99 68%
Undecided 16 11%

Has Kyle Lohse's early performance (3.53 ERA through seven starts) changed your opinion at all about the Brewers' decision to sign him to a three-year deal?

Response Votes %
Yes, I didn't like it before but I like it now. 28 19%
No, I liked it before and I still like it now. 49 34%
Yes, I liked it before but I don't like it now. 2 1%
No, I didn't like it before and I still don't like it now. 36 25%
Undecided 30 21%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 93 64% 67% -3%
No 33 23% 17% +6%
Undecided 19 13% 17% -4%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 68 47% 59% -12%
No 53 37% 24% +13%
Undecided 24 17% 18% -1%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 36 25% 34% -9%
No 59 41% 35% +8%
Undecided 50 34% 32% +2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 83 57% 56% +1%
No 16 11% 17% -6%
Undecided 46 32% 28% +4%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 69 48% 65% -17%
No 60 41% 24% +17%
Undecided 16 11% 12% -1%