For the second time in his career, Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will take his place among the game’s elite when he competes in tonight’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game in San Diego, California. He will be the lone Milwaukee representative at the 2016 Mid-Summer Classic.
Lucroy was previously an All-Star in 2014 when he starter behind the plate for the National League in Minneapolis. At the plate that night, the veteran went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs batted in during a 5-3 loss for the NL.
This year Lucroy will fulfill a back-up role behind starter Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants. Wilson Ramos from the Washington Nationals is the other reserve catcher. [Read more…]