Lucroy is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Padres, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Lucroy will get the afternoon off after catching all 10 innings and going 1-for-3 with a walk during Tuesday's extra-inning win over the Padres. The backstop is hitting .254/.313/.340 across 57 games this season. Josh Phegley will start behind the dish and hit eighth in his stead.
Lucroy went 1-for-5 with a game-winning RBI single in an extra-innings victory over the Angels on Sunday. Lucroy had endured a rough afternoon that included a pair of strikeouts by the time he stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded and one out in the 11th. The veteran backstop was able to come through, lacing a 1-0 single to center to plate Jed Lowrie with the winning run. It's been a month of timely hitting for Lucroy thus far, as his seven June RBI already exceed his total for all of May.
Lucroy is not in the lineup against the Angels on Friday, Julian McWilliams of The Athletic reports. Lucroy will receive a standard day off following four straight starts. In his place, Josh Phegley will catch Chris Bassitt and bat ninth.
Lucroy is out of Saturday's lineup against the Royals, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports. Lucroy has gone 5-for-18 with four RBI and a walk over his last five starts, including a 2-for-4 night Friday in which he drove in a pair of runs with a single and a double. In his stead, Josh Phegley will take over behind the plate and bat ninth.
Lucroy is out of Saturday's lineup against the Royals, 610 Sports Radio - KC reports. Bruce Maxwell will start behind the dish and hit ninth against righty Jason Hammel. Lucroy snapped out of a 2-for-22 slump with a productive day in Friday's blowout victory by rapping out three hits over five at-bats, including his first triple of the season. However, the veteran backstop will be sitting for the sixth time in the last 15 games.
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