Lucroy is not in the lineup Saturday against the Diamondbacks. Lucroy will get the afternoon off after catching all nine innings and going 0-for-4 in Friday night's loss. Bruce Maxwell will start behind the dish and hit ninth in his stead.
Lucroy is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Mariners. Lucroy will get the afternoon off after going 0-for-3 and catching all nine innings during Wednesday's 1-0 loss. In his place, Bruce Maxwell will set up behind the dish and hit ninth.
Lucroy went 2-for-4 with an RBI infield single, a walk and a run in a win over the Blue Jays on Sunday. The veteran catcher's successful May continued Sunday with his fourth multi-hit effort of the month. Lucroy is hitting an impressive .302 overall since the calendar flipped, pushing his season average up 25 points to .281 in the process. The only surprisingly missing element from Lucroy's production thus far is the long ball, a particularly unusual development considering he's squaring up on the ball to the tune of a career-best 37.8 percent hard contact rate.
Lucroy is not in the lineup against the Blue Jays on Friday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Lucroy will get a standard day off following five straight starts behind the plate as Josh Phegley sets up to catch Brett Anderson during the second of a four-game set in Toronto. Look for Lucroy to be back behind the plate Saturday.
Lucroy went 2-for-4 with a run in a loss to the Yankees on Sunday. Lucroy rapped out a pair of singles to churn out his third multi-hit tally over the last seven games, bringing his May average to a blistering .367 in the process. The veteran backstop has generated a solid .295/.362/.390 line across 117 plate appearances overall, but he's surprisingly yet to go deep. That's led to a career-low .095 ISO, a particularly confounding figure when considering that Lucroy also sports a career-best 41.8 percent hard contact rate.
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