Cubs Interested In Former UL Star Jonathan Lucroy
Could a former Louisiana Ragin' Cajun star be returning to the same division in which his Major League Baseball career began?
Catcher Jonathan Lucroy, who was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels over the weekend, before having release waivers drawn up on Monday, has reportedly drawn interest from the Chicago Cubs.
A member of the UL baseball squad from 2005-2007, before being drafted by Milwaukee in the third round of the 2007 amateur entry draft, Lucroy spent his first 6-and-a-half seasons with the Brewers, who, like trhe Cubs, are members of the National League Central.
A native of Eustis, Florida, Lucroy hit .242 with the Angels this season, to go along with seven home runs and 30 runs batted in.
The 33-year old Lucroy has played for the Brewers, Rangers, Rockies, A's, and Angels throughout his career.
A 2016 MLB All-Star, Lucroy has compiled a .275 career average in 10 seasons, to go along with 107 homers and 539 runs batted in.