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After being removed from Saturday's contest following being hit by a pitch, Jean Segura was held out of the Milwaukee Brewers' lineup yesterday. While manager Ron Roenicke told reporters that Segura is "fine," he did say that the shortstop could get another day off before rejoining the team, according to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com.
"He's fine, but I thought about giving him a day [off]
somewhere in here," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "Today I think
worked out well. I really didn't even need to go in and inquire about how he
was. I think it's good for him to have a day, and we may do another one."
Segura was hit on the forearm by a pitch from Collin McHugh on Saturday. He initially remained in the game, but was removed a few innings later when his arm tightened up on him. Though he was sidelined Sunday, the Brewers received good news when it was determined the arm ailment wouldn't require an X-ray at this time.
Roenicke indicated that he was hoping to get Segura a day off regardless of the injury, but he did say that "we may do another one" before he gets back in the lineup. Milwaukee has no reason to rush their star shortstop back, so they can be extremely cautious even though it doesn't appear to be a significant injury.
A former top prospect in the Los Angeles Angels' system, the Brewers acquired Segura last summer in exchange for Zack Greinke. While Greinke has left the Angels, Segura has developed into one of the best young players in the game. Over 434 at-bats, the 23-year-old has hit .315/.350/.465 with 12 doubles, eight triples, 11 home runs and 31 stolen bases in 36 attempts.
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