JONATHAN LUCROY NEWS

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Early explosion leads Brewers past Reds, 8-6

GOODYEAR, Ariz.  -- Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Gennett's homer was his first of the spring and Lucroy followed a single by Jean Segura with his third home run before Raisel Iglesias retired a batter. Matt Garza...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennett, Lucroy power Brewers to 8-6 win over Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Gennett's homer was his first of the spring and Lucroy followed a single by Jean Segura with his third home run before Raisel Iglesias retired a batter. Matt Garza...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raisel Iglesias, defense struggle on Friday night

It may be a little disingenuous to say that the defense struggled on Friday night, but an error did compound the problems for right hander Raisel Iglesias in the Cincinnati Reds spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Iglesias ran into trouble in the first inning as he allowed two home runs, a solo shot to Scooter Gennett and a 2-run show to Jonathan...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
4 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers look for consistency in batter's box in 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) Success for the Brewers this season may hinge on Milwaukee's consistency in the batter's box. September swoons can prove costly - as can prolonged slumps any other time of year, for that matter. A lineup filled with accomplished hitters like Ryan Braun, Jonathan Lucroy and Carlos Gomez has the potential to score runs. To break into the playoffs from the competitive...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomez stars as Brewers tie A's in slugfest

PHOENIX (AP) -- Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBI and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Ryan Braun had three hits including an RBI double, and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez added run-scoring hits as the Brewers rocked opening-day starter Sonny Gray for eight hits and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomez offense and defense leads Brewers in tie

PHOENIX (AP) Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBIs and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Ryan Braun had three hits including an RBI double, and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez added run-scoring hits as the Brewers rocked opening-day starter Sonny Gray for eight hits and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Look to Rebound in 2015; Opening Day Tickets Start at $48

The Milwaukee Brewers want to take the next step and compete at a high level for 162 games as opposed to last season when the Brewers were in first place of the National League Central Division past the halfway mark in the season, going 51-33 in their first 84 games, but could not stay the course, as their division lead and playoff hopes vanished in the last few months. Their demise...
Via Brewers Bar
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Brewers homer in win over White Sox

PHOENIX (AP) -- Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun hit consecutive home runs off White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija in the fifth inning during the Brewers' 13-4 win over Chicago on Sunday. The Brewers had 16 hits, five of which were home runs, one apiece for Matt Clark, Elian Herrera and Logan Schafer. Milwaukee has scored 24 runs on 33 hits in the last two days. Samardzija...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Back-to-back homers for Lucroy, Braun in Brewers' win

PHOENIX (AP) Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun hit consecutive home runs off White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija in the fifth inning during the Brewers' 13-4 win over Chicago on Sunday. The Brewers had 16 hits, five of which were home runs, one apiece for Matt Clark, Elian Herrera and Logan Schafer. Milwaukee has scored 24 runs on 33 hits in the last two days. Samardzija...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers lose to Cubs split squad in Lucroy's spring debut

PHOENIX (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy made his spring debut Saturday and said he had no problems with a hamstring injury that had kept him out for four weeks and Adam Lind homered in just his second game, but the Milwaukee Brewers lost to a Chicago Cubs split squad 10-5. Matt Szczur had two hits, including his third home run of the spring, for Chicago. Mike Olt, Wellington Castillo and...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ban high fives to avoid spread of pink eye: Report

The Milwaukee Brewers will have to find a new way to celebrate for the next few spring training games since the team has banned high fives to avoid the spread of pink eye. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz became the latest victims Thursday. They will be staying home for 48 hours in hopes of stopping the spread of the annoying and highly contagious malady...
Via The Other Paper
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ban high fives to stop spread of pink eye

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Milwaukee Brewers have banned high-fives to avoid the spread of pink eye, according to the Associated Press. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz are the latest Brewers to come down with pinkeye.  In hope of stopping the spread of the highly contagious malady, both will stay home for 48 hours. “We’ve been going...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ban high-fiving after pink eye scare

There will be no high-fiving during Brewers Spring Training for the foreseeable future. Why? Because members of the team are battling a pink eye infection that they don’t want to spread. Oh, OK. Via ESPN… The Milwaukee Brewers will have to find a new way to celebrate for the next few spring training games. The team has banned high-fives to avoid the spread of pinkeye. Catcher...
Via The Outside Corner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ban high-fiving after pink eye scare

There will be no high-fiving during Brewers Spring Training for the foreseeable future. Why? Because members of the team are battling a pink eye infection that they don’t want to spread. Oh, OK. Via ESPN… The Milwaukee Brewers will have to find a new way to celebrate for the next few spring training games. The team has banned high-fives to avoid the spread of pinkeye. Catcher...
Via Bloguin Best
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ban high fives to avoid spread of pink eye

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers will have to find a new way to celebrate for the next few spring training games. The team has banned high fives to avoid the spread of pink eye. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz became the latest victims Thursday. They will be staying home for 48 hours in hopes of stopping the spread of the annoying and highly contagious...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers spent 150 days in first place in 2014, but missed the playoffs entirely following one of the worst end-of-season collapses in baseball history. Now they have to try to put the memories of that collapse behind them while trying to contend in one of baseball’s toughest divisions. Will last year be a motivator for the 2015 team, or will it be the dark cloud that looms...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy and Carlos Gomez Made a Little Girl’s Day

On a day when Milwaukee Brewers’ manager Ron Roenicke made news by announcing that All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy is recovering so quickly from his hamstring injury that he might be ready to play in Cactus League games by the end of this week, Lucroy quietly made a more momentous impression in the life of a young Milwaukee girl. I was on the field Monday to watch Lucroy. Knowing...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Martin, MLB Catchers Have Stopped Stealing

Catchers are generally associated with stopping stolen bases on the defensive side. Last season, catchers stopped stealing bases on the offensive side as well. Russell Martin, Carlos Ruiz, and Jonathan Lucroy tied for the Major League Baseball lead for stolen bases by a catcher in 2014 with four. Catchers are not known for their prowess […]
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Jonathan Lucroy makes batters swing at bad pitches

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Via Fox Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy Out 4-6 Weeks

Injuries happen to every team throughout the season, but they certainly hurt the most when they affect a star player. Milwaukee Brewers’ catcher, Jonathan Lucroy will be out for 4-6 weeks with a hamstring injury. This setback will cause the 28 year old backstop to miss essentially all of spring training with a small possibility […]
Via Full Scale Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy to miss 4-6 weeks

Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will miss 4-6 weeks due to a mild strain of his right hamstring. Lucroy began dealing with a irritated hamstring a few weeks ago when he upped his running. On the long side the problem could cause him to miss a portion of spring training but should have little effect on his ability to be ready to go for the Brewers season opener on April 6. Catcher...
Via Tireball.com
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers Jonathan Lucroy to Miss 4 to 6 Weeks

Bad news has hit the Milwaukee Brewers before spring training has even begun. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy is expected to miss 4-6 weeks of Spring Training with a mild strain of his right hamstring. (continued) — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) February 11, 2015 Jonathan Lucroy, the Brewers’ All Star catcher, cemented himself as one of the top three catchers in all of major league...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee's Lucroy to miss 4-to-6 weeks of spring training

MILWAUKEE (AP) All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy will miss four to six weeks of spring training for the Milwaukee Brewers because of a mild strain of his right hamstring. The team said that Lucroy was diagnosed with the injury by a team doctor on Monday. Another examination on Tuesday confirmed the extent of the injury. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to the team's...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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