The Game Day Report’s Top 10 Catchers Entering 2018

Welcome to another edition of The Game Day Report’s 2018 MLB player rankings! In this edition, we will be taking a look at baseball’s top 10 catchers. Having one of these ten guys on your team can really beneficial to your team, as several teams across Major League Baseball often struggle for the majority ofContinue reading “The Game Day Report’s Top 10 Catchers Entering 2018”

Athletics Agree to Deal With Veteran Catcher Jonathan Lucroy

Jonathan Lucroy will once again be on a different MLB team in 2018. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick is reporting that Lucroy and the Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a one-year deal that is pending a physical exam and could potentially be finalized at some point this week. Lucroy is expected to become the team’s startingContinue reading “Athletics Agree to Deal With Veteran Catcher Jonathan Lucroy”

Brewers Acquire Ryan Cordell as Third Player in Lucroy-Jeffress Trade

The Milwaukee Brewers announced earlier today that the team has acquired infielder/outfielder Ryan Cordell as the player to be named later from the August 1st trade that sent Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress to the Texas Rangers. OF Ryan Cordell acquired from Texas as the player to be named to complete the August 1 tradeContinue reading “Brewers Acquire Ryan Cordell as Third Player in Lucroy-Jeffress Trade”

Report: Jonathan Lucroy Open to Extension With Brewers

About 5 months ago, Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy told Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the following about the Brewers rebuilding project that started to form last off-season: “I’m not going to sit here and say we’re going to compete for the playoffs this year,” Lucroy said in a telephone interview with Haudricourt backContinue reading “Report: Jonathan Lucroy Open to Extension With Brewers”

Five Potential Landing Spots for Former MVP Candidate Jonathan Lucroy

Jonathan Lucroy had himself a career year for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2014. The catcher finished 4th in National League MVP voting, receiving a 40% share of the vote, slashing .301/.373/.465 with 13 home runs and 69 runs batted in. Lucroy was also a doubling machine that year. He doubled a total of 53 times,Continue reading “Five Potential Landing Spots for Former MVP Candidate Jonathan Lucroy”

Report: Brewers Remain Active in Jonathan Lucroy Trade Talks

The Milwaukee Brewers have been one of the most active teams throughout this MLB off-season. The Brewers, who began to rebuild during the 2015 season, have done pretty much everything from filling coaching vacancies to signing players to minor league deals. Most notably for the Brewers, they have moved around their most veteran players thatContinue reading “Report: Brewers Remain Active in Jonathan Lucroy Trade Talks”

Brewers Recall Six Prospects From Double-A Biloxi

This is a big day for the future of the Milwaukee Brewers. Following the hiring of David Stearns as the team’s new general manager yesterday, the Brewers double-a team, the Biloxi Shuckers season came to an end, and while the players didn’t like how their season ended, six of them will be getting the opportunityContinue reading “Brewers Recall Six Prospects From Double-A Biloxi”

Two Quick Thoughts: Jonathan Lucroy’s Extension Proposal

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy and his agent reportedly came to the Brewers prior to the start of Spring Training to discuss an extension. MLB.com writer Adam McCalvy spoke to Lucroy about the extension proposal prior to the Brewers game versus the Indians last night. “It was a proposal that would have kept me hereContinue reading “Two Quick Thoughts: Jonathan Lucroy’s Extension Proposal”

VIDEO: Martin Maldonado Blasts Walk-Off Homer in 17th Inning vs. D-Backs

Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado has been the Brewers starting catcher since Jonathan Lucroy broke his toe in April. In yesterday’s Arizona Diamondbacks-Milwaukee Brewers game, Maldonado knew it would be his last game as the starting catcher as Lucroy would be back in the lineup the next day. Maldonado also came into the game hitting .157,Continue reading “VIDEO: Martin Maldonado Blasts Walk-Off Homer in 17th Inning vs. D-Backs”

Jonathan Lucroy Placed on 15-Day Disabled List

Things just keep on getting worse and worse for the Milwaukee Brewers this season. All-star catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered a broken toe in the Brewers loss versus the Reds yesterday, after Lucroy was hit in the toe with a pitch. Lucroy is the 3rd player to headed to the disabled list, joining Jim Henderson, CarlosContinue reading “Jonathan Lucroy Placed on 15-Day Disabled List”

%d bloggers like this: