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Approval ratings reach (more) new lows in BCB Tracking Poll

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Just 35% of voters say they approve of Ron Roenicke's recent work, while a majority disapprove of Rick Kranitz.

Denis Poroy

This week's Brew Crew Ball Tracking Poll was open from Monday through the day Tuesday and received 181 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • Ron Roenicke's approval rating, which was at 71% three weeks ago, has been cut in half and now sits at 35%. His disapproval rating is higher than his approval this week for the first time.
  • Rick Kranitz's disapproval (56%) is well more than double his approval (22%) this week.
  • 41% of fans said they're watching or listening to fewer games following the team's 17-25 start, but just 19% said they'll attend fewer games.
  • 71% of fans voted to continue to start Jonathan Lucroy at catcher most days.

The full results are below.

Has the Brewers' 17-25 start impacted your plans to ATTEND games this season?

Response Votes %
Yes, I'm attending fewer games now. 34 19%
No, my plans have not changed. 134 74%
Yes, I'm attending more games now. 3 2%
Undecided 10 6%

Has the Brewers' 17-25 start impacted your plans to WATCH OR LISTEN TO games this season?

Response Votes %
Yes, I'm watching or listening to fewer games now. 75 41%
No, my plans have not changed. 99 55%
Yes, I'm watching or listening to more games now. 5 3%
Undecided 2 1%

What should the Brewers do with Jonathan Lucroy, who enters play Monday hitting .215/.276/.339?

Response Votes %
Continue to start him most days at catcher. 128 71%
Temporarily reduce his playing time in favor of Martin Maldonado. 41 23%
Permanently reduce his playing time in favor of Martin Maldonado. 6 3%
Undecided 6 3%

What should Chris Narveson's role be when he's healthy enough to rejoin the Brewers?

Response Votes %
Starter 101 56%
Reliever 42 23%
Neither 9 5%
Undecided 29 16%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 106 59% 64% -5%
No 57 31% 23% +8%
Undecided 18 10% 13% -3%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 64 35% 47% -12%
No 86 48% 37% +11%
Undecided 31 17% 17% n/c

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 39 22% 25% -3%
No 102 56% 41% +15%
Undecided 40 22% 34% -12%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 82 45% 57% -12%
No 49 27% 11% +16%
Undecided 50 28% 32% -4%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 61 34% 48% -14%
No 108 60% 41% +19%
Undecided 12 7% 11% -4%