MILWAUKEE -- Jonathan Lucroy was so consistent in the first-half of the season that a stretch of eight games in which he struggled at the plate began to raise questions as to whether the workload placed on the catcher was becoming a cause for concern.
So much for that.
Responding in a big way, Lucroy blasted two home runs Tuesday night, including a walk-off blast in the bottom of the ninth to send the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park.
"To be honest with you, the last couple of weeks have been kind of tough for making solid contact, but I'm glad to help the team out, contribute and get it done tonight," Lucroy said.
Lucroy entered Tuesday with just three hits in his last 30 at-bats and hitting .164 in July, lowering his batting average from .334 to .308.
Before the game, manager Ron Roenicke and Lucroy both stressed the recent struggles at the plate had nothing to do with how much time the 28-year-old has spent behind the plate. Lucroy has ca...