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Questions - MLB - September 2-3, 2014

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National Survey of 664 Football Fans
Conducted September 2-3, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Which team is most likely to win the World Series this year?

 

Baltimore Orioles
Washington Nationals
Kansas City Royals
Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Dodgers
Oakland Athletics
St. Louis Cardinals
Detroit Tigers
San Francisco Giants
Seattle Mariners
Atlanta Braves
New York Yankees
Pittsburgh Pirates

Some other team
Not sure

 

2* Regardless of who you think will win which team do you want to win the World Series this year?

 

Baltimore Orioles
Washington Nationals
Kansas City Royals
Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Dodgers
Oakland Athletics
St. Louis Cardinals
Detroit Tigers
San Francisco Giants
Seattle Mariners
Atlanta Braves
New York Yankees
Pittsburgh Pirates

Some other team
Not sure

 

3* Who has been the Most Valuable Player in the National League so far this season?

 

Giancarlo Stanton

Andrew McCutchen

Clayton Kershaw

Yasiel Puig
Jonathan Lucroy
Carlos Gomez
Someone else
Not sure

 

4* Okay who has been the Most Valuable Player in the American League so far this season?

 

Mike Trout

Josh Donaldson
Nelson Cruz
Robinson Cano

Jose Abreu

Chris Sale

Someone else
Not sure

 

5* This season, Major League baseball expanded instant replay beyond home run and other boundary calls. Each team manager has one replay challenge to start the game, and can challenge one additional play if any portion of the first challenged play is overturned. Do you favor or oppose the expanded use of instant replay in baseball?

 

6*Has the expanded use of instant replay made games too long?

7* Another new rule that went into effect this season regards collisions between runners and catchers at home plate. Base runners may not deviate from the path to home plate in order to collide with the catcher purposely, and catchers cannot block the pathway to the plate when the runner is attempting to score. Do you favor or oppose this rule?

 

8* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of Bud Selig?

 

9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of Rob Manfred?

 

10* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of Derek Jeter?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence