Brewers Send Lucroy to the Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers have acquired catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Milwaukee Brewers.
The deal was finalized just minutes before the trade deadline.
In return for Lucroy, the Brewers receive outfielder Lewis Brinson and right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz.
Now, moving on to the @Rangers let's take this bad boy to the 'ship! Really excited and can't wait to get after it!— Jonathan Lucroy (@JLucroy20) August 1, 2016
Thank you @Brewers fans for everything!Nothing but love and respect from our family. You will always have a special place in our hearts!— Jonathan Lucroy (@JLucroy20) August 1, 2016
Lucroy turned down a deal to go to the Cleveland Indians over the weekend.
Lucroy was drafted by Milwaukee in 2007 in the 3rd round.
In 2014, Lucroy was an MLB All-Star.