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Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes All-Star team

Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes All-Star team
Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes All-Star team
Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes All-Star team
Posted at 6:36 PM, Jul 05, 2016

The Milwaukee Brewers' starting catcher is a backup for the 2016 NL All-Star Game.

MLB announced Tuesday that Jonathan Lucroy has been chosen as a backup behind Buster Posey for the National League All-Star team when they play the American League next week Tuesday in San Diego.

It's his second All-Star team. He also played in the 2014 mid-summer classic.

This year, he has a .296 batting average, 10 home runs and 39 RBI with an .839 OPS (combining slugging percentage and on-base percentage), the second-best of his career.

Lucroy has also thrown out 38 percent of base runners trying to steal bases, the highest of his career.

The Brewers' Ryan Braun was not named an All-Star despite his .323 average, 13 home runs and 44 RBI. He could still be chosen as a fill-in like he was in 2015.