JONATHAN LUCROY NEWS

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
6 hours 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 Bloguin Best
6 hours 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brewers seem “especially interested” in trading Matt Garza

Even though they are playing better under new manager Craig Counsell, the Milwaukee Brewers are likely to be sellers at this years trade deadline. They have attractive trade pieces such as Jonathan Lucroy and Jean Segura, but they don’t seem too interested in moving them. One player to keep an eye on in trade discussions is Matt Garza. According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com...
Via Baseball Essential
6 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers give one fan a day to remember

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants kids with some pretty amazing opportunities and Wednesday it was Kelci's turn.   According to Cait Covers the Bases, a Brewers-affiliated blog, "Kelci, 9, and her family traveled from Milwaukee down to Arizona to take a behind-the-scenes tour of Maryvale where she had the chance to meet with several Brewers players & coaches during batting practice...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke

Milwaukee Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke with the team holding Major League Baseball’s poorest record at 7-18. The Brewers are hosting a 10:30 a.m. CT press conference Monday at Miller Park. “I had to look at this over the past 100 games, and the lack of winning that we’ve had,” said GM Doug Melvin. “At that point, I felt we weren’t playing consistent enough...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 5/3/15

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) Finally, a Week with No Injury News: In the midst of a pitiful start to the 2015 Brewers season, the team and its fans had to endure the added torment of nearly immediate...
Via Brewers Bar
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 4/26/15

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) Brewers First to Catch Billy Hamilton Stealing: There’s always good news somewhere if you’re willing to look for it (and adjust your expectations).  After three miserable...
Via Brewers Bar
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Profile: Catchers! (Gross…)

Fantasy owners lost two good catchers this week in Travis d'Arnaud and Jonathan Lucroy. Even in 12-team formats, you probably threw up in your mouth a little when you went to the wire and saw your replacement options. God help you if you play in a two-catcher format. But not to fear, for the rookies are here! I'm looking in your general direction Kevin Plawecki...don't disappoint...
Via Razzball
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy out 4-6 weeks with toe injury

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy could miss four to six weeks with a fractured big left toe. Lucroy got hurt after during Monday's 6-1 loss to Cincinnati when a foul tip caromed off his foot. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list immediately after the game. The injury news only got worse on Tuesday for struggling Milwaukee...
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Snakebit Brewers lose Lucroy

Bad week for catchers, eh? On Sunday, Travis d'Arnaud went on the DL with a broken hand (he'll wear a splint for three weeks). Then on Monday, Brewers C Jonathan Lucroy broke his toe, and the length of his DL stint is TBD. We mentioned Mets' prospect Kevin Plawecki yesterday as a possible pickup, but other widely available options are Yasmani Grandal (owned in 32.5 percent...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  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

Jonathan Lucroy Out With Fractured Toe

View image | gettyimages.com Another day, another catcher injured. This time it's Jonathan Lucroy of the Milwaukee Brewers. If things couldn't get any worse for the 2-11 Brewers, they will be without their starting catcher as they'll place him on the DL with a fractured toe. Lucroy will join Carlos Gomez on the DL. Also Scooter Gennett who has a hand injury might land on the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NL Central Preview

Sorry this is late, last few days have been busier than anticipated. Oh, and Happy Easter to all! Let’s do this one from last to first. 5) Milwaukee The Brewers have some good players, in Carlos Gomez , Ryan Braun and Jonathan Lucroy (who I think is overrated, but that’s a post for another day.) Their pitching staff needs a bit [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucroy, Braun lead Brewers beat Indians

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Braun and Jonathan Lucroy each ended the spring with two more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Saturday. Lucroy hit his team-leading fifth homer and Braun had an RBI double in the spring training finale for both teams. Milwaukee starter Jimmy Nelson stuck out seven in 4 1-3 innings but was in constant trouble, allowing three runs on...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers fans still can't get enough of Hank the Dog

MILWAUKEE -- The fascination with Hank the dog has legs. The stray pup wandered into the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training facility in Arizona last year. Later adopted by a team executive, the fluffy white pooch remains a top fan favorite. In time for Monday's home opener, a kiosk of Hank-related items has been erected on the field level concourse at Miller Park. It features a variety...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 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...
Via NESN.com
March 27, 2015  |  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
March 25, 2015  |  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
March 22, 2015  |  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
March 22, 2015  |  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
March 14, 2015  |  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
March 13, 2015  |  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
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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