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Jonathan Lucroy | Catcher

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/13/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 189
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jonathan Lucroy's second home run of the game also served to give the Brewers a 4-3, walk-off victory over the Reds on Tuesday.
Lucroy homered off Reds starter Homer Bailey in the sixth inning, and leading off the ninth he took reliever Sam LeCure out to send the fans home happy. The homers were his first since July 4, also against the Reds. The All-Star catcher has now got 11 home runs to go with a .310/.381/.500 line on the year. Jul 22 - 11:45 PM

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Jonathan Lucroy had a pair of RBI doubles in Tuesday’s All-Star game loss to the American League.

Lucroy wouldn’t have been in the starting lineup if not for Yadier Molina’s thumb injury, but he wound up being the offensive star for the National League. The Brewers’ backstop doubled in Chase Utley with a double to left in the second and then drove in Dee Gordon with a two-bagger to right in the fourth, which tied the game up at the time. Lucroy’s teammate, Aramis Ramirez, was the only other NL player to record two hits.
Jul 15 - 11:36 PM

Jonathan Lucroy was 2-for-4 with a solo homer against the Reds on Friday.

It was his ninth home run of the season. Lucroy ranks second among MLB catchers with 44 RBI and boasts an excellent .333/.401/.521 batting line on the year. While he might not beat out Yadier Molina in the balloting for the starting catcher gig for the NL in the All-Star Game, there's little doubt that he's been one of the league's best players during the first half of the season.
Jul 4 - 10:15 PM

Jonathan Lucroy ran roughshod over Arizona pitching on Tuesday, going 3-for-5 with a pair of homers and five RBI in Tuesday's 7-5 win.

Lucroy went hitless Saturday against the Reds to end a nine-game hitting streak, but he's started a new mini streak with three straight since. The 28-year-old isn't given the recognition he deserves, but he's one of the best catchers in the game and is heading towards a career year. Now batting .335, Lucroy is on pace for 18 homers, 83 RBI and 77 runs.
Jun 18 - 12:40 AM

Jonathan Lucroy went 1-for-6 with a two-run home run in Thursday's win over the Mets.

Lucroy broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run blast off of Carlos Torres in the 13th inning. The catcher has hit in eight consecutive games and is now slashing .336/.398/.513 with five home runs and 30 RBI. It's been a wonderful season for Lucroy.
Jun 12 - 11:26 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and an RBI in Wednesday's win over the Mets.

Lucroy logged his fifth multi-hit game in a span of 10 games in June. He has clearly been the best-hitting catcher this season, at least among those with 200-plus plate appearances. Lucroy is the proud author of a .341/.403/.509 slash line along with four homers, 28 RBI, and three stolen bases.
Jun 11 - 10:23 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 3-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in the Brewers' 1-0 win over the Pirates on Sunday.

Lucroy had three of the team's four hits on the afternoon, doubling twice and scoring on an Aramis Ramirez groundout. The stolen base was his third of the season. Lucroy is on an absolute tear these days -- Sunday's good outing raised his line to .335/.398/.500 for the year.
Jun 8 - 4:59 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Thursday's win over the Twins.

Lucroy's ninth-inning blast, his fourth of the season, gave the Brewers a pair of important insurance runs. The catcher continues to be a force at the plate, slashing .325/.394/.491 with 26 RBI on the season.
Jun 5 - 11:42 PM

Jonathan Lucroy is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Twins.

He's presumably just getting some routine rest. Martin Maldonado will start behind the dish and catch Yovani Gallardo.
Jun 3 - 3:43 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI, and two runs scored Monday against the Twins.

Lucroy delivered an RBI single in the fourth inning and later added a solo homer in the eighth. The 27-year-old had a relatively quiet April, but he's now slashing .325/.394/.483 on the year. His .877 OPS is the highest among catchers with at least 125 plate appearances.
Jun 2 - 10:59 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a walk in Tuesday's loss to the Braves.

Julio Teheran had the Brewers hitters' number all night, giving up just six hits in a complete-game shutout, but Lucroy got to him for his 14th and 15th doubles of the season. They were the Brewers' only extra-base hits on the evening. The catcher now has seven hits in his last 14 at-bats, bringing his season line up to .318/.390/.455.
May 20 - 10:11 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-4 in a losing effort against the Cubs on Saturday afternoon.

On a day where the Brewers were shut out by Edwin Jackson and company and managed just a total of four hits, Lucroy himself provided half of that mark. The All-Star backstop is now hitting .306/.375/.431 with two homers and 16 RBI on the season.
May 17 - 5:24 PM

Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Tuesday's win over the Pirates.

Lucroy came up with the bases loaded in the third inning and delivered a two-run single off Pirates starter Gerrit Cole. Lucroy also walked and scored a run in the game. He's got six hits in his last 13 at-bats, driving in six and raising his season line to .310/.378/.450.
May 14 - 12:17 AM

Jonathan Lucroy is not in the Brewers' lineup Sunday.

It's surprising given that Aramis Ramirez (hamstring) is out and Ryan Braun (oblique) is still on the DL. Martin Maldonado is catching Matt Garza.
May 11 - 11:06 AM

Jonathan Lucroy went 3-for-4 in Friday's win over the Reds.

Batting third Friday, Lucroy had two singles and a double. The 27-year-old has hit in four straight games and owns a solid .311/.372/.447 line through 26 games this season.
May 2 - 10:01 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
1B1Lyle Overbay
2Mark Reynolds
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Rickie Weeks
SS1Jean Segura
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Aramis Ramirez
LF1Khris Davis
2Logan Schafer
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1Ryan Braun
Starting Pitcher
S1Yovani Gallardo
2Kyle Lohse
3Matt Garza
4Wily Peralta
5Jimmy Nelson
Relief Pitcher
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Jim Henderson
3Tyler Thornburg
4Will Smith
5Zach Duke
6Brandon Kintzler
7Jeremy Jeffress
8Tom Gorzelanny
9Wei-Chung Wang
10Marco Estrada