MILWAUKEE With the weight of the Milwaukee Brewers' expectations resting on the young shoulders of new shortstop Jean Segura in his debut on Monday night, Segura's debut performance wasn't quite something to write home about for those hoping he'd immediately signal a bright future for the Milwaukee organization.
Segura struck out twice and went 0-for-4 in his debut for the Brewers. And coupled with his only game as an Angel last month, Segura has yet to tally a hit in the major leagues, while striking out four times.
But Monday night, especially in his first at-bat in which he struck out on three straight pitches it was clear that nerves had something to do with his debut struggles.
"I think it was OK," Segura said. "I didn't give too much offense, but I was feeling fine. There was a little bit of emotions."
The pressure of being a building block of the future is something Segura says he hasn't put on himself, but with the Brewers attempting to see as much young talent as po...