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Heading into Monday's Memorial Day game against the LA Dodgers, the Milwaukee Brewers received some bad news regarding their red-hot starting catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Here's what happened:
More bad lack for the Brewers on the injury front. Lucroy told Adam McCalvy of MLB.com that he was reaching under his hotel room bed for a lost sock on Sunday night when his wife shifted a suitcase, which fell on his hand. Seriously. He tried to take some swings Monday, but shut things down after he couldn't properly grip the bat. We should have more clarity on the situation in the next few hours. George Kottaras will handle starting catcher duties for now.
That's a pretty funny injury, until the x-rays came back showing a break that will require Lucroy to miss anywhere from 4-6 weeks.
That lost sock is going to cost the 20-28 Brewers a .345/.387/.969 hitter that was hitting .388/.409/1.068 with 22 RBI in the month of May.
George Kottaras (.233/.459/.924 in 62 plate appearances...
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It never ceases to amaze me how ridiculous and thoughtless some sports fans can be. Earlier this week, Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered by far one of the most bizarre injuries of the 2012 season when a suitcase fell on his hand and left him with a fracture that will take about six weeks to heal. Lucroy said he was reaching under the bed for a sock when his wife moved the...
After breaking his hand in a freak accident that involved a falling suitcase, Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will undergo surgery on the broken hand Thursday morning, according to team spokesman Mike Vassallo.
Lucroy was not originally expected to have surgery, as manager Ron Roenicke told reporters on Tuesday that the injury would heal on its own.
Team doctor William Raasch will...
The Milwaukee Brewers put catcher Jonathan Lucroy on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right hand after their 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
Lucroy had a major league-leading .514 batting average with runners in scoring position.
He said he hurt his hand while reaching under the bed in his hotel room on Sunday night for a lost sock as his wife moved...
Jonathan Lucroy will miss between 4 & 6 weeks of action after sustaining a broken right hand in a bizarre accident in his hotel room today. Lucroy told reporters that he injured the hand while reaching under his bed Sunday night when his wife dropped her suitcase on his hand.
Hoping that he could play through the injury, Lucroy reported to Dodger Stadium on schedule and participated...
The Brewers are running out of clichs to describe their hard-luck injury situation. But day after day, things continue to get worse on that front.
On Monday, a report from MLB.com's Adam McCalvy says Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is the latest to be kept out of the lineup for an injury.
According to the report, Lucroy's wife dropped a suitcase on his hand in a bizarre...
If you haven't seen it already, Jonathan Lucroy has a bruised hand, and didn't play tonight after undergoing X-Rays Monday. Here's the weird part: Lucroy injured his hand as a result of a suitcase falling on it in his hotel room. Yes, I know this sounds like a joke, but it's not.Lucroy is, by all accounts, an honest guy, but the rather bizarre nature of his injury...
We’ve covered nearly a hundred weird injuries here at LBS, but some are so strange they still manage to shock us. What happened to Jonathan Lucroy certainly qualifies in that category.
According to MLB.com, the Brewers catcher hurt his right hand when a suitcase fell on it. Lucroy apparently was reaching for a lost sock under his hotel room bed Sunday night when his wife shifted...
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The Milwaukee Brewers are becoming accustomed to having a new injury almost every day, but it was difficult to see this one coming. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy was scratched from the starting lineup Monday night at Los Angeles with a right hand injury suffered when a suitcase fell on it the previous evening in his hotel room. Lucroy was sent for X-rays before the series opener against...
The month of May has not been particularly kind to the Milwaukee Brewers. In this month alone they have lost starting shortstop Alex Gonzalez for the season along with starting pitcher, Chris Narveson. On top of that two first basemen, a starting outfielder and an additional pitcher have all been put on the DL in the month of May alone. However, I don't think they could...