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Baseball Profcast: Lucroy And Reyes Return

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 202, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) catch up on fantasy baseball news from the long Memorial Day weekend. Topics include: Some Real or Fake on Trevor Plouffe, Mike Napoli, Drew Hutchison, and Tim Lincecum Jonathan Lucroy and Jose Reyes return from the DL The debut of Yankees’ prospect...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy wouldn’t be a great fit for the Atlanta Braves

In this week’s fantastic Inside Baseball column by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, he revealed an interesting little nugget – the Atlanta Braves had asked the Milwaukee Brewers about catcher Jonathan Lucroy, but were rebuffed. Atlanta inquired about the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy but were told he is unavailable Lucroy, who turns 29 in June, is one of the best catchers in baseball...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves inquire with Brewers regarding Jonathan Lucroy

The Atlanta Braves have been disappointed with the season 23-year-old catcher Christian Bethancourt has put up, both offensively and defensively, as he has hit .190 with zero home runs and five RBI. Bathancourt’s slow start has the Braves searching for a catcher on the trade market and they recently called a team regarding the availability of one of the games top catchers.Jon Heyman...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 5/17/15

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Lucroy’s Coming Back (Eventually): After Ryan Braun’s PED indiscretions, Jonathan Lucroy more or less became the face of the franchise (you could make a case he’s...
Via Brewers Bar
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Brewers Trade Jonathan Lucroy?

The Milwaukee Brewers are hurting. This might be putting it softly, but at the same time the current MLB season is still quite young. There is still a lot of time to improve in 2015. Moves are being made at the upper levels such as manager Ron Roenicke getting the boot this week. He had an abysmal record ending the 2014 campaign and then started 2015 with a 7-18 record before getting...
Via Baseball Essential
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Banged Up Brew Crew: Jonathan Lucroy to the DL, Scooter Gennett Cuts Himself

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy bends over after taking a foul tip off his toe during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Monday, April 20, 2015, in Milwaukee. Lucroy left the game and the Brewers announced after the game that Lucroy will be placed on the DL with a broken left toe. (Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Phelps/AP photos/ESPN) As if they...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

If Jonathan Lucroy Never Struck Out Again

Milwaukee’s Jonathan Lucroy has distinguished himself in recent years as one of the major leagues’ best players. Not only, for example, did he rank among the top-ten hitters by WAR last year, but also added the third-most runs by way of catcher framing according to the methodology used by Matthew Carruth at StatCorner — which […]
Via Fangraphs
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy Swings Flaming Bat For MLB Promotion (Photo)

We’ve heard of swinging a hot bat, but Jonathan Lucroy takes it to another level. The Milwaukee Brewers catcher was out taking batting-practice swings this week when his bat, possibly due to the friction of the ball against the wood caused by all his stinging line drives, burst into flames. A photographer was thankfully able to capture the moment before...
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Lucroy should see more time at first base

Expect to see Lucroy at first a bit more this season. Since Prince Fielder left the Milwaukee Brewers after the 2011 season, first base has been a revolving door year after year with the team not able to find a consistent replacement. This year appears to be more of the same except their most consistent offensive talent will be thrown into the mix, Jonathan Lucroy. The platoon of...
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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