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Jonathan Lucroy
Birthdate: 6/13/1986 (30 y, 9 m, 17 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/185     Position: C
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 7, Overall: 101, Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Contract: $11M / 5 Years (2012 - 2016) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Talks between Rangers management and Lucroy have been tabled for now, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. (3/25/2017)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Lucroy seems to have fixed whatever was wrong with his swing last year. His fly ball rate peaked after bottoming out in 2015, propelling him to his first 20-homer season (and then some). He continued hitting with authority; his hard hit rate ranks third among catchers since 2012, better than Evan Gattis, Yasmani Grandal, Brian McCann, Carlos Santana, and basically every active catcher (or former catcher) known for power. It's just that Lucroy is more of a gap hitter whose all-fields approach befits a lofted batting average on balls in play (BABIP) at the expense of power. Last year was different, obviously. It coincided with career-high strikeout and pop-up rates — he hit almost as many bloopers last year as he did in all of 2012-15 combined — so it seems like he deliberately sold out for power. Heading into 2017, the worst-case scenario for Lucroy would see his power regressing but the strikeouts sticking around - a repeat of his 2015 season, essentially, minus the DL stint. That version of Lucroy was still above average, though, albeit barely, so an investment in Lucroy is an investment in a solid floor with excellent upside. There's a new sheriff of backstops in town — he's young, he's a Yankee, and he's related to the prodigious Pablo Sanchez, no doubt — but there's virtually no justifying a decision to draft Lucroy outside the top-3 at the position. (Alex Chamberlain)

The Quick Opinion: The 2016 season showed us a different but equally productive side of Lucroy, who loaded up on both home runs and strikeouts en route to becoming fantasy baseball's best catcher. Whether he hits .300 with a dozen homers or .270 with two dozen homers, Lucroy figures again to be one of baseball's elite backstops.

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DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Total- - -- - -- - -- - -6551765321373694410.1 %10.8 %.164.324.301.373.465.368133
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-08-13MIL@CHC21B4101000000.0 %0.0 %.500.250.250.250.750.409160
2014-05-25MIL@MIA31B5321012000.0 %20.0 %.800.750.600.6001.400.840455
2014-09-28MILCHC31B4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-09-27MILCHC3C4310001000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.766405
2014-09-26MILCHC4C5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-09-25MIL@CIN3C40000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-09-24MIL@CIN3C50000000060.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.600.000.414164
2014-09-23MIL@CIN3C40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-09-21MIL@PIT3C4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-09-20MIL@PIT3C41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395151
2014-09-19MIL@PIT3C4200001000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-09-18MIL@STL3C-1B6210010000.0 %16.7 %.167.400.333.333.500.362129
2014-09-17MIL@STL3C41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395151
2014-09-16MIL@STL3C41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395151
2014-09-14MILCIN3C53000020020.0 %0.0 %.000.750.750.800.750.673341
2014-09-13MILCIN31B4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-09-12MILCIN31B-C42100110025.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.7501.000.716370
2014-09-11MILMIA3C41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395151
2014-09-10MILMIA3C41100100025.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.500.667.493218
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-09-09MILMIA3C5100010000.0 %40.0 %.000.333.200.200.200.1783
2014-09-08MILMIA3C4200002000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-09-07MILSTL31B4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-09-06MILSTL5C42200100025.0 %25.0 %.6671.000.667.7501.333.814437
2014-09-05MILSTL2C41000010025.0 %25.0 %.0001.000.500.750.500.576274
2014-09-04MILSTL3C-1B52100010020.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.600.750.573272
2014-09-03MIL@CHC3C4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22333
2014-09-02MIL@CHC2C4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-09-01MIL@CHC2C4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-08-31MIL@SFG21B5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
2014-08-30MIL@SFG2C4110010000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.321100
2014-08-29MIL@SFG5C3110010000.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.333.667.428173
2014-08-27MIL@SDP2C4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-26MIL@SDP2C4110010000.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.250.500.321100
2014-08-25MIL@SDP21B50000100040.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.400.000.27670
2014-08-24MILPIT2C4210011000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.544252
2014-08-23MILPIT2C52000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.494219
2014-08-22MILPIT2C50000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-25
2014-08-20MILTOR2C5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-08-19MILTOR21B4220021000.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.5001.000.641319
2014-08-17MIL@LAD2C5210115000.0 %0.0 %.800.250.400.4001.200.684348
2014-08-16MIL@LAD2C4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-15MIL@LAD2C52100100020.0 %20.0 %.250.667.500.600.750.573272
2014-08-14MIL@CHC3C51000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31697
2014-08-12MIL@CHC2C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-11MIL@CHC2C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-10MILLAD2C-1B40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-08-09MILLAD2C4300010000.0 %0.0 %.000.750.750.750.750.669338
2014-08-07MILSFG2C4210010000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.544252
2014-08-06MILSFG51B5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
2014-08-05MILSFG5C42200000125.0 %0.0 %.667.667.667.7501.333.814437
2014-08-03MIL@STL2C4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-08-02MIL@STL5C4000010000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-01MIL@STL2C52100230020.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.600.750.573272
2014-07-30MIL@TBR21B4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-07-29MIL@TBR2C4100000000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22333
2014-07-28MIL@TBR2C4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-27MILNYM4C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-07-26MILNYM2C4110011000.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.250.500.321100
2014-07-25MILNYM8PH100000000100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.689352
2014-07-24MILNYM2C4200112000.0 %25.0 %.750.500.500.5001.250.757398
2014-07-23MILCIN2C4200000000.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.446186
2014-07-22MILCIN5C4200222000.0 %25.0 %1.500.000.500.5002.0001.068610
2014-07-21MILCIN5C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-20MIL@WSN5C40000010025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-07-19MIL@WSN5C41100101025.0 %25.0 %.333.500.333.500.667.493218
2014-07-18MIL@WSN5C4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22333
2014-07-13MILSTL5C51100100020.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.400.500.394151
2014-07-12MILSTL3C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-11MILSTL3C50000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-25
2014-07-10MILPHI3C4000000000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-08MILPHI3C5210010000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.435178
2014-07-07MILPHI3C40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-07-06MIL@CIN3C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-05MIL@CIN3C41100100025.0 %25.0 %.333.500.333.500.667.493218
2014-07-04MIL@CIN3C4200111000.0 %25.0 %.750.500.500.5001.250.757398
2014-07-02MIL@TOR31B4110011000.0 %0.0 %.333.250.333.250.667.321100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-07-01MIL@TOR3C40000000025.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-06-29MILCOL3C4110010000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.321100
2014-06-28MILCOL3C4310011000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.766405
2014-06-27MILCOL3C4200001000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-06-26MILCOL3C5100001000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
2014-06-24MILWSN3C71000000042.9 %14.3 %.000.333.250.571.250.31697
2014-06-23MILWSN3C41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395151
2014-06-22MIL@COL3C5100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1783
2014-06-21MIL@COL3C50000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-25
2014-06-20MIL@COL3C61100110016.7 %0.0 %.200.200.200.333.400.329106
2014-06-18MIL@ARI3C41000100050.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.750.500.568269
2014-06-17MIL@ARI3C5300225000.0 %20.0 %1.200.500.600.6001.8001.032586
2014-06-16MIL@ARI3C51000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31697
2014-06-15MILCIN3C4200111000.0 %25.0 %.750.500.500.5001.250.757398
2014-06-14MILCIN3C40000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-06-13MILCIN3C5200001000.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.357125
2014-06-12MIL@NYM3C6100112000.0 %16.7 %.500.000.167.167.667.356124
2014-06-11MIL@NYM3C5320001000.0 %0.0 %.400.600.600.6001.000.691353
2014-06-10MIL@NYM3C4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.403157
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-06-08MIL@PIT3C4320010100.0 %0.0 %.500.750.750.7501.250.864471
2014-06-07MIL@PIT3C5200011000.0 %0.0 %.000.400.500.400.500.357125
2014-06-06MIL@PIT3C4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22333
2014-06-05MIL@MIN3C5200122000.0 %0.0 %.600.250.400.4001.000.605295
2014-06-04MIL@MIN3C41000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.395151
2014-06-03MILMIN2PH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-02MILMIN3C4300122000.0 %0.0 %.750.667.750.7501.500.980550
2014-06-01MILCHC3C40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-05-31MILCHC3C4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-05-30MILCHC31B5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
2014-05-28MILBAL3C40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-05-27MILBAL31B-C5210001000.0 %20.0 %.200.500.400.400.600.435178
2014-05-26MILBAL3C51000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.31697
2014-05-24MIL@MIA3C4110001000.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.250.500.321100
2014-05-23MIL@MIA3C5210010000.0 %20.0 %.200.500.400.400.600.435178
2014-05-22MIL@ATL4C4210002000.0 %25.0 %.250.667.500.500.750.544252
2014-05-21MIL@ATL4C51000100040.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.600.333.454191
2014-05-20MIL@ATL4C42200000025.0 %0.0 %.667.667.667.7501.333.814437
2014-05-19MIL@ATL41B4310000000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.766405
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-05-18MIL@CHC4C40000000025.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-05-17MIL@CHC4C4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-05-16MIL@CHC4C5100011000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
2014-05-15MILPIT41B-C40000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-05-14MILPIT4C41000001025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395151
2014-05-13MILPIT4C52000120020.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.494219
2014-05-11MILNYY9PH1100011000.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.892490
2014-05-10MILNYY3C4210122000.0 %0.0 %1.000.333.500.5001.500.854465
2014-05-09MILNYY3C4100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-05-07MILARI3C4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-06MILARI3C40000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-05-04MIL@CIN3C42000010050.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.790421
2014-05-03MIL@CIN3C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-02MIL@CIN3C4310000000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.766405
2014-05-01MIL@CIN3C4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-04-30MIL@STL4C4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-04-28MIL@STL3C6110010000.0 %16.7 %.167.200.167.167.333.21427
2014-04-27MILCHC3C40000000025.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-04-26MILCHC5C4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-04-25MILCHC5C4200001000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-04-23MILSDP5C4100000010.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-04-22MILSDP5C52000000040.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.800.667.618303
2014-04-20MIL@PIT4C6000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-04-19MIL@PIT5C5330012000.0 %0.0 %.600.600.600.6001.200.770407
2014-04-17MIL@PIT5C42000010125.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.750.667.618303
2014-04-16MILSTL3C4100002000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22333
2014-04-15MILSTL5C40000000125.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-04-14MILSTL5C4000000000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-04-12MILPIT5C4200001000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-04-11MILPIT5C40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.172-1
2014-04-10MIL@PHI5C4110010000.0 %25.0 %.250.333.250.250.500.321100
2014-04-09MIL@PHI5C5100010000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1783
2014-04-08MIL@PHI5C53200200020.0 %0.0 %.500.750.750.8001.250.829448
2014-04-06MIL@BOS5C41100100025.0 %0.0 %.333.333.333.500.667.493218
2014-04-05MIL@BOS3DH6110010000.0 %33.3 %.167.250.167.167.333.21427
2014-04-04MIL@BOS5C52101110040.0 %0.0 %1.333.500.667.8002.000.959536
2014-04-02MILATL5C3000000000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-04-01MILATL5C4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446186
2014-03-31MILATL5C3200000100.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.667.667.594287