Say hi to former Brewers All-Star Jonathan Lucroy.
A minor-league agreement in between the Braves and Lucroy is done, according to David OBrien and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Hell report to Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday.
The Braves will lean on Jonathan Lucroy with Travis dArnaud hurt.
Atlanta has had a significant headache at catcher in 2021. Travis dArnaud had to have surgical treatment on a torn ligament in his thumb and is most likely to miss out on a couple of months of action. The reality that Alex Jackson is battling a hamstring problem hasnt assisted.
The Braves originally relied on another veteran, Tyler Flowers, to deal with the depth concern, but he eventually chose to retire.
Lucroy attained All-Star status with the Brewers and Rangers in 2014 and 2016, but its been a long and winding road for the veteran ever since. He was traded to the Rockies in 2017, then signed with the Athletics in 2018. He played for the Angels in 2019, quickly signed with the Cubs and hung around with the Red Sox and Phillies in 2020.
This year, he signed with the White Sox before the start of the season however got launched prior to opening day. He played 5 video games for the Nationals prior to being dropped again.
Atlanta has had a significant headache at catcher in 2021. Lucroy accomplished All-Star status with the Brewers and Rangers in 2014 and 2016, however its been a long and winding roadway for the veteran considering that then. He played for the Angels in 2019, briefly signed with the Cubs and spent time with the Red Sox and Phillies in 2020.
Veteran catcher Jonathan Lucroy. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports).
Shohei Ohtani displays with homer over the Green Monster (Video) by Natalie Abele.
The Atlanta Braves have actually signed veteran catcher Jonathan Lucroy in a relocate to help depth after Travis dArnaud had to undergo surgical treatment.
In the middle of a depth crisis at catcher, the Braves have actually found a solution.