Jonathan Lucroy Chases History
The Milwaukee Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy leads the National League in doubles this season with 47. In addition he is chasing history because 40 of his two-baggers have come while playing catcher.
Here are the all-time single-season doubles leaders hit as a catcher:
Ivan Rodriguez, 45, 1996
Yadier Molina, 44, 2013
Mickey Cochrane, 42*, 1930
Jonathan Lucroy, 2014, Terry Kennedy, 1982. Jorge Posada, 2007. Brian McCann, 2008 tied at 40
*season total (pre play-by-play data)