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Jonathan Lucroy tweets he has been traded to Texas Rangers

By STEPHEN HAWKINS
AP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jonathan Lucroy says he's been traded to the AL West-leading Texas Rangers.

There was no immediate confirmation from the Rangers or the Milwaukee Brewers as the non-waiver trade deadline passed Monday, but Lucroy posted on his verified Twitter account that he's "moving on" to the Rangers and "can't wait to get after it."

In another tweet, Lucroy thanked Brewers fans and said they would always have a special place in his heart.

The 30-year-old Lucroy is hitting .299 with 13 homers and 50 RBIs in 95 games this season. He has been with the Brewers for all six of his major league seasons, hitting .284 in 805 games, and his contract includes a $5.25 million team option for 2017.

The Rangers have used four different starting catchers this season, with Bobby Wilson making a team-high 38 starts. Robinson Chirinos has started 33 games.

Texas earlier Monday acquired outfielder Carlos Beltran from the rebuilding New York Yankees.

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