Cubs surveys: What the players think

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Gordon Wittenmyer did a great job polling players on the Cubs to get their takes on several categories.

Take a look at the ones that already ran, and stay tuned for further ones:

THE NEXT LOU?

The most likely Cub player to become a manager, according to a survey of 20 Cubs:

C Paul Bako – 35 percent

C Koyie Hill – 20 percent

SS Ryan Theriot – 20 percent

Others* – 25 percent

*-C Mark Johnson, IF Bobby Scales, OF Micah Hoffpauir and Ps Ryan Dempster and Aaron Heilman each received one vote (5 percent).

GYM RAT

According to a survey of 37 players in camp, these are the team’s biggest workout fiends:

LHP Neal Cotts – 64.9 percent (24)

OF Reed Johnson – 11.1 percent (4)

RHP Ryan Dempster – 8.3 percent (3)

OF Richie Robnett – 5.6 percent (2)

Others* — 11.1 percent

*-Mitch Atkins, Rich Harden, Aaron Heilman and Brad Snyder each received one vote.

SURVEYED 20 NON-PITCHERS FOR THESE:

BEST PURE HITTER

Aramis Ramirez – 25 percent

Micah Hoffpauir – 25 percent

Mike Fontenot – 20 percent

Derrek Lee – 15 percent

Ryan Theriot – 10 percent

Alfonso Soriano – 5 percent

BEST POWER HITTER

Soriano – 50 percent

Carlos Zambrano – 25 percent

Ramirez – 10 percent

Milton Bradley – 5 percent

Hoffpauir – 5 percent

Richie Robnett – 5 percent

BEST CLUTCH HITTER

Ramirez – 70 percent

Hoffpauir – 10 percent

Soto – 10 percent

Soriano – 5 percent

Fontenot – 5 percent

BEST OUTFIELD ARM

Reed Johnson – 30 percent

Sam Fuld – 25 percent

Brad Snyder – 15 percent

Fukudome -10 percent

Soriano – 10 percent

Richie Robnett – 10 percent

BEST INFIELD ARM

Ramirez – 50 percent

Andres Blanco – 40 percent

Theriot – 5 percent

Darwin Barney – 5 percent

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