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Poll: Brewers fans done with Yuni, Peralta

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A majority of voters elected to remove both players from their current roles in our weekly poll.

Dilip Vishwanat

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Due to the quick turnaround between last night and today's games, the Frosty Mug is off today. It will return on Friday. - KL

This week's Brew Crew Ball Tracking Poll was open from noon Monday through Tuesday, and received 163 responses. Here are some notable results:

  • 58% of voters said they do not approve of the decision to keep Yuniesky Betancourt on the roster.
  • 70% of voters said they think Wily Peralta should come out of the rotation once Chris Narveson and Marco Estrada are healthy.
  • Ron Roenicke's approval rating (52%) is back over 50% for the first time since early May.
  • Rick Kranitz's approval rating is up a ten points to 20%, but around 60% of voters still think he should be fired.

Full results are below.

Do you approve of the Brewers' decision to keep Yuniesky Betancourt (hitting .215/.243/.365 through Sunday) on the major league roster?

Response Votes %
Yes 47 29%
No 95 58%
Undecided 21 13%

Do you think Wily Peralta (6.08 ERA through 15 starts) should remain as a member of the starting rotation when Chris Narveson and/or Marco Estrada rejoin the team?

Response Votes %
Yes 32 20%
No 114 70%
Undecided 17 10%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 100 61% 64% -3%
No 43 26% 23% +3%
Undecided 20 12% 13% -1%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 85 52% 47% +5%
No 50 31% 37% -6%
Undecided 28 17% 16% +1%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 32 20% 10% +10%
No 94 58% 68% -10%
Undecided 37 23% 21% +2%

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

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 99 61% 61% n/c
No 27 17% 13% +4%
Undecided 37 23% 25% -2%

Which, if any, of these coaches or executives do you think should be fired?

Note: Voters were allowed to select more than one.

Response Votes % Prev Diff
General Manager Doug Melvin 34 21% 15% +6%
Manager Ron Roenicke 30 18% 23% -5%
Pitching coach Rick Kranitz 97 60% 64% -4%
Hitting coach Johnny Narron 19 12% 10% +2%
Someone else 11 7% 4% +3%
None of these 48 29% 26% +3%

Do you think the Brewers still have a realistic chance to make the playoffs?

Response Votes % Prev Diff
Yes 26 16% 17% -1%
No 130 80% 80% n/c
Undecided 7 4% 3% +1%