The Brewers held All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy out of Saturday's starting lineup as the team considered possible deals ahead of Monday's trade deadline.
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Lineup: Brewers (45-56) vs. Pirates (52-49)
- 1. Jonathan Villar, SS (S)
- 2. Scooter Gennett, 2B (L)
- 3. Ryan Braun, LF (R)
- 4. Chris Carter, 1B (R)
- 5. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, RF (L)
- 6. Hernan Perez, 3B (R)
- 7. Martin Maldonado, C (R)
- 8. Keon Broxton, CF (R)
- 9. Chase Anderson, RHP
The Mets have made a 3-player offer to the Brewers for catcher Jonathan Lucroy and are willing to include a top prospect.
Jonathan Lucroy is an All-Star on a team-friendly contract. So why are the Brewers having trouble finding a trade fit for him? Buster Olney explains.
Junior Guerra limited Pittsburgh to four hits over 8 2/3 strong innings, Chris Carter hit a two-run home run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pirates 3-1 on Friday night.
TVV joins Homer to talk Jonathan Lucroy trade rumors, the future of the Brewers, Packers training camp and more.
Drew Olson, midday host and longtime Brewers reporter, joins Homer to discuss the trade rumors surrounding catcher Jonathan Lucroy and the news of his no-trade clause.
The Indians are among the eight teams on Jonathan's Lucroy's no-trade list, which could be an obstacle in a potential deal, Jerry Crasnick reports.
Expert picks: Lucroy biggest name dealt?
Two of five ESPN baseball experts polled expect Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy to be the biggest name traded before the deadline. Meanwhile, all five expect Ryan Braun to stay put. Trade deadline predictions (Insider)
How 'bout Lucroy, Jeffress to the Indians?
Plenty of teams have been linked to Jonathan Lucroy, but the Indians are the best fit, Jim Bowden writes. Add Jeremy Jeffress to the deal, and the Brewers could net themselves two of the Tribe's top prospects. Bowden: Trades I'd like to see (Insider)
Jonathan Lucroy has an extensive no-trade list. Will he be moved? If so, where? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt provides some insight.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Here's a twist to Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy trade talks: Lucroy's contract includes a limited no-trade clause that allows him to block deals to the Indians, Tigers, Angels, Nationals, Twins, Athletics, Padres and Mariners. Cleveland is the most noteworthy team on that list. The provision in Lucroy's contract doesn't preclude a trade, but it's an additional obstacle the Indians would have to surmount.
Zach Davies continues his roll
Davies notched his third win in four starts this month on Thursday. The 23-year-old was 1-3 with a 5.75 ERA in his first seven starts this season, but he's 7-1 with a 2.47 ERA in 11 starts since then and tied for the NL high in wins over that span (May 27 to date), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
The Brewers reportedly have received an offer for Ryan Braun, but any deal seems very unlikely.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
Scratch one more team from the pursuit of Jonathan Lucroy. Sources say the Tigers are now out of that derby.
Thursday's longest home runs
Two Rangers hit big blasts against the Royals, with Rougned Odor pacing the competition throughout the majors. Two Phillies also hit long homers in their win.
Despite reportedly being interested, the Houston Astros are unlikely to deal for Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, Jerry Crasnick reports.
Perez's homer a new personal best
Hernan Perez's two-run blast off Robbie Ray on Thursday traveled a career-long 448 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker. The blast also stands as the longest by a Brewer this year.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
The Brewers "reengaged" the Mets today regarding a trade for catcher Jonathan Lucroy, although no deal is considered close, Foxsports.com reported. Sandy Alderson said earlier this week that any initial proposal was dead on arrival.
Hernan Perez hit a two-run homer, singled and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth, Zach Davies pitched 6 1/3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Thursday.
Junior Guerra has found success in his first season as a starter, and some teams have reportedly taken notice.