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The Brewers’ Jean Segura doesn’t look like a classic shortstop – he’s 5-foot-10, 165 pounds, with a thick lower half. So, when trying to determine a “comp,” something baseball people love to do, Brewers director of pro scouting Zack Minasian went off the board entirely.
Minasian mentioned a player that Brewers general manager Doug Melvin once acquired for the Texas Rangers, but one who bears absolutely no physical resemblance to Segura.
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Segura, Melvin said, is similar to Young because of his energy, his instincts, even his relatively low profile when he was a prospect in the Angels’ organization. Young, too, was mostly unknown early in his career with the Blue Jays.
Young exceeded expectations, and now it appears that Segura – the centerpiece of the Brewers’ three-player haul for right-hander Zack Greinke last July – might do the same.
Segura, 23, skipped Triple A after the Brewers promoted him last Aug. 6, opened the c
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On the disabled list since April 6 with a sprained left knee, Ramirez will run the bases again tomorrow and could return shortly thereafter if all goes according to plan.
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