Why I’m Voting for Jonathan Lucroy

by Jason Epstein

Jonathan Lucroy makes his case to start in the Midsummer Classic:

I approve this message too, although the Brewers catcher’s Piazza-like numbers (.340/.401./.537) and superior pitch-framing skills speak for themselves.

Rumor has it that the next Lucroy ad will accuse Yadier Molina of secretly cavorting in the bullpen before home games with both George Soros and the Koch brothers . . . 

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