Jonathan Lucroy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rangers, agents for Darvish, Lucroy have had 'informal' talks

    Sports Day "Rangers general manager Jon Daniels went on The Ticket's Norm-a-thon Wednesday to talk about Jurickson Profar, big-name contract extensions, watching this year's World Series, Matt Bush transitioning to a starter role and more: On a contract extension for catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitcher Yu..." December 30

  • Lucroy added to Team USA for 2017 WBC

    Sports Day "Just days after the Rangers locked up catcher Jonathan Lucroy for the 2017 season, word comes down that he'll don another team's jersey soon. But don't fret, Rangers fans, it's just the jersey of the U.S. team for the World Baseball Classic. Lucroy has accepted an invitation to play for the..." November 14

  • Rangers to officially pick up Jonathan Lucroy's option for 2017

    Sports Day "In an expected -- and quite obvious -- move, the Rangers are reportedly picking up catcher Jonathan Lucroy's option for the 2017 season. The Rangers' plans to re-sign Lucroy have been the worst-kept secred in Arlington. Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball tweeted out the plan getting further..." November 03

  • Lucroy: Decision to veto Indians trade 'over with and in the past'

    ESPN "As the Indians prepare for their first World Series appearance in 19 years, Jonathan Lucroy looks on from afar, with no regrets that he missed out on an opportunity to be part of the team's deep October run. Lucroy, a two-time All-Star catcher with the Milwaukee Brewers, was on the verge of..." October 24

  • Jonathan Lucroy found out about Rangers trade from Twitter

    Larry Brown Sports "Jonathan Lucroy is just the latest player to find out about his trade through social media. Lucroy wrote about his trade deadline for ESPN, detailing his emotions, his reasons for rejecting a trade to Cleveland, and his reaction to being dealt to Texas. It turns out that Lucroy found out about..." August 05

  • Jonathan Lucroy talks vetoing Cleveland; says he was "traded to a winner"

    ABC News "When you're traded, you're never sure what to expect. I'd never been dealt before, so this was a new experience for me. After our game on Saturday, against the Pirates, I was called into an office. Something was going down. The general manager, David Stearns, told me I'd been traded. David said..." August 05

  • Yu Darvish says he shook off Jonathan Lucroy on three home runs

    Larry Brown Sports "Jonathan Lucroy was perhaps the best acquisition to emerge from this year’s trade deadline, but he obviously still has some chemistry to build with his new Texas Rangers teammates. Rangers righty Yu Darvish worked with Lucroy for the first time on Tuesday night in a 5-1 loss to the Baltimore..." August 03

  • Jonathan Lucroy headed for the Texas Rangers

    Fox 6 Now "MLB on FOX reporter Ken Rosenthal says a source has indicated Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is headed to the Texas Rangers." August 01

  • Brewers reportedly trade Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress to Rangers

    SB Nation "For the second time in three days, the Milwaukee Brewers have a reported agreement to trade All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy. This time it's with the Texas Rangers, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The deal reportedly does not include a contract extension. The Rangers are also getting..." August 01

  • Mystery team joins Rangers in Lucroy sweepstakes

    The Score "Jonathan Lucroy is widely expected to have a new home by Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. Where that home will be isn't clear just yet. The Texas Rangers, who reportedly emerged as the frontrunners for the two-time All-Star's services after Sunday's trade to the Cleveland Indians fell through,..." August 01

  • Gimenez hopes to laugh at Lucroy after Indians win World Series

    The Score "When Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy decided to exercise the partial no-trade clause in his contract to veto a trade to the Cleveland Indians Sunday, he potentially saved Chris Gimenez's job - or at least kept the veteran from losing a lot of playing time. While Gimenez is presumably..." August 01

  • Brewers reportedly agree to trade Jonathan Lucroy to Indians

    SB Nation "The Cleveland Indians made a big splash in the trade market on Saturday, reportedly reaching an agreement to acquire catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Milwaukee Brewers, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Lucroy has a no-trade clause that he will need to waive in order for the trade to be..." July 31

  • Rangers, Mets Back In Mix For Jonathan Lucroy

    MLB Trade Rumors "Jonathan Lucroy stunned fans and many in the industry when he exercised his no-trade clause and vetoed a trade from the Brewers to the Indians. There are varying reports on the reasons behind Lucroy’s decision (which are examined in further detail here), but suffice it to say, talks between the..." July 31

  • Jonathan Lucroy Deal Falls Apart, and it’s the Indians’ Fault

    Baseball Essential "Last night, it appeared all but assured that Milwaukee Brewers All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy was headed to Cleveland to provide some much-needed offensive production at the position for the Indians. Lucroy would need to waive his no-trade clause to head to join the Tribe, and as his right, the..." July 31

  • Rangers, Brewers Discussing Jonathan Lucroy; Joey Gallo “Likely” Involved

    MLB Trade Rumors "Jonathan Lucroy stunned fans and many in the industry when he exercised his no-trade clause and vetoed a trade from the Brewers to the Indians. There are varying reports on the reasons behind Lucroy’s decision (which are examined in further detail here), but suffice it to say, talks between the..." July 31

  • Brewers botched handling of Lucroy trade

    The Score "The Milwaukee Brewers have no one to blame but themselves after a proposed trade that would send Jonathan Lucroy to the Cleveland Indians fell through, former major leaguer Vernon Wells said Sunday. The rebuilding Brewers were set to receive a package of prospects in exchange for the All-Star..." July 31

  • Brewers Jonathan Lucroy vetoes trade to Indians

    SI "Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy has exercised his no-trade clause and vetoed a trade with the Cleveland Indians, reports Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Lucroy wanted the Indians to give up its 2017 club option before he..." July 31

  • Mets offered Brewers d’Arnaud, two others for Lucroy

    Amazin' Avenue "The Mets have offered a three-player package headed by Travis d’Arnaud to the Brewers for fellow catcher Jonathan Lucroy, says Ken Rosenthal, who adds that the second player in the package is believed to be Brandon Nimmo or a comparable player. That the Mets are interested in acquiring Lucroy..." July 30

  • Rangers out on Lucroy, targeting Norris

    The Score "The Texas Rangers have their sights on a new catcher. Sources told FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal that the Rangers "probably" won't be one of the teams in the mix for Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, and instead are talking to the San Diego Padres about Derek Norris'..." July 30

  • Mets continue pursuit of Jonathan Lucroy, Joe Smith, sources say

    Newsday "As the Mets sharpen their focus on trading for offensive help as well as a late-inning relief pitcher, they continue to push for the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy and the Angels’ Joe Smith, sources said Friday. With a handful of contenders vying for Lucroy, the righthanded-hitting catcher/first..." July 30

  • Lucroy able to block trade to 8 teams

    The Score "Jonathan Lucroy may have the last word on where he winds up before the trade deadline. The Milwaukee Brewers backstop has a limited no-trade clause in his contract that allows the catcher to veto a trade involving eight teams, reports ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. Lucroy can reject a move to the..." July 29

  • Indians, Red Sox and Mets still seeking Jonathan Lucroy trade

    SB Nation "The trade deadline has been quiet so far, but a lot of that has to do with the sheer number of teams still within believable distance of a postseason spot. As teams become more aware that they aren’t going to win in 2016, as competitors get more desperate and realize the teams they’re chasing or..." July 29

  • Lucroy gets day off as trade rumors intensify

    The Score "Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, the subject of increased trade speculation in recent days, is not in the lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Brewers manager Craig Counsell told reporters prior to the afternoon tilt that Thursday was a scheduled day..." July 28

  • Report: Mets, Brewers re-engaged in talks about Lucroy

    The Score "With interest intensifying for Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, the New York Mets have been invited back in the ring. The Brewers have re-engaged in trade talks with the Mets regarding the two-time All-Star, sources tell Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. There is no indication, however,..." July 28

  • Lucroy market heating up, Tigers involved

    CBS Sports "The Tigers are among the teams that have talked to the Brewers about catcher Jonathan Lucroy, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Detroit may not have the farm system depth to swing a trade for Lucroy, but you can't blame them for trying. James McCann and Jarrod Saltalamacchia have combined to..." July 28

  • Report: Trade talks intensifying for Brewers' Lucroy

    The Score "After holding onto Jonathan Lucroy all season, the rebuilding Milwaukee Brewers could finally be ready to part ways with their All-Star catcher. Trade talks involving Lucroy are reportedly intensifying as the offers are becoming more serious, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. There are a..." July 27

  • Mets Interested In Jonathan Lucroy, Offering Travis D’Arnaud In Return

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets are interested in Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, and current Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud seems to be part of any potential package the Amazins could send to Milwaukee, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports. The Brewers rejected a straight one-for-one offer of Lucroy for..." July 25

  • Mets, Rangers, Indians interested in Jonathan Lucroy

    MLB Daily Dish "New York joins Cleveland and Texas as teams known to be interested in Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, according to Kristie Ackert of The New York Daily News. The Mets are attempting to remain engaged in trade talks involving Lucroy, although progress between the two clubs will be based on the..." July 24

  • Indians, Brewers Discussing Jonathan Lucroy

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Indians and Brewers are in trade talks pertaining to catcher Jonathan Lucroy, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney (via Twitter). Olney notes that it’s possible that yesterday’s setback for Michael Brantley (and, presumably, the injury to Yan Gomes) has urged Cleveland to add a hitter. As I noted at..." July 20