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Brewers catcher Lucroy to attend State of the Union address

Brewers catcher Lucroy to attend State of the Union address

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, a graduate of Umatilla High School, is making an unexpected road trip to Washington. It has nothing to do with playing the Nationals. It's not often that a ballplayer gets to attend a State of the Union address to Congress as the guest of a U.S. senator. So when the office of Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin called with an invite to sit in on President Barack Obama's speech tonight as recognition for the All-Star's charitable work, Lucroy accepted the opportunity. "Huge honor," Lucroy said in a phone interview from his home in Louisiana. "I'm going to do something not a lot of people get to do. I'm going to...

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