Jonathan Lucroy 2016 Projections
Former Louisiana Ragin' Cajun, and current Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is projected to have another solid Major League Baseball season in 2016.
A member of the UL baseball squad from 2005-2007, before being drafted by the Brewers in the third round of the 2007 amateur entry draft, Lucroy is projected to hit a .277 this coming season, to go along with 10 home runs, 49 runs batted in, a .345 on-base percentage, and a .418 slugging percentage according to RotoChamp, who releases projections on every Major League Baseball player prior to each season. s
A native of Eustis, Florida, Lucroy suffered through an injury-plagued 2015 season, hitting a .264 with 7 homers and 43 RBI's in 371 at-bats.
The 29-year old Lucroy was named to the National League All-Star team in 2014, while hitting .301 with 13 homers and 69 RBI's.
Also in 2014, Lucroy led the National League with 53 doubles, which set a new record for catchers, surpassing Ivan Rodriguez's previous high of 49.
In six seasons in MLB, Lucroy has compiled a .282 career average, to go along with 66 homers and 337 runs batted in.