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Thoughts On Villar Trade And If Brewers Deal Segura

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired shortstop Jonathan Villar from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league right-hander Cy Sneed. Villar, 24, had a solid season in a part-time role with the Astros, batting .284/.339/.414 in 128 plate appearances with 17 runs scored and seven stolen bases. He could give the Brew Crew a potential leadoff hitter with plus-plus speed if he...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant on changing to feet-first slide: ‘I only have one head’

Kris Bryant suffered a scare on Sunday following a head-first slide into second base during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs’ 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The rookie phenom was left experiencing dizziness after making contact with Brewers shortstop Jean Segura during the slide. He was forced to leave the game, although it...Read More The post Kris Bryant on changing...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jean Segura’s hot start is encouraging

There’s not much going right for the Brewers in the young season and therefore not much for Brewers fans to celebrate. One bright spot, though, is the also young Jean Segura’s hot start. After experiencing the worst year of his personal and professional life Segura is storming back. Last year he hit .246/.289/.326. As of today, Milwaukee’s shortstop is hitting .333/.379/.529...
Via The Outside Corner
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jean Segura Leaves Brewers, Returns Home After Nine-Month-Old Son Dies

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is returning home to the Dominican Republic after the death of his 9-month old son. The team broke the news to Segura after Friday night’s game, a 7-6 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He was placed on the bereavement list Saturday. Segura’s mother attended Friday’s game and told several of the wives of Brewers players. “Obviously...
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Segura heads home after death of 9-month-old son

MILWAUKEE -- Tragedy has struck the Milwaukee Brewers family, as shortstop Jean Segura learned of the death of his nine-month-old son, Janniel, late Friday night. Segura has left the team to return home to the Dominican Republic. The Brewers placed Segura on the bereavement list and recalled Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville to fill his roster spot. Following Friday night's 7...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Segura starting to feel better at the plate

Jean Segura burst onto the scene so quickly, the shortstop made it easy to forget he's only 24 years old. By becoming an All-Star in his first full season in the big leagues, Segura set the bar high with an outstanding first half in 2013. But a slow finish to last season continued into this year, as Segura seemed to be hitting a weak groundball to the left side of the infield in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Milwaukee Brewers will make the playoffs

The Brewers certainly have a chance to make the playoffs this year.  Obviously there are many factors that can play a part in a team making or missing the playoffs, but I believe that these are the most important for the Brewers this year. Yovani Gallardo and the rest of the pitching staff is critical to the Brewers success this year Health: Last year’s catastrophe of a season...
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers SS Segura makes progress in bid to be ready by Opening Day

MILWAUKEE -- While a final decision has yet to be made, Jean Segura has taken a significant step in being ready for Opening Day. Segura, who hasn't played since March 18 with a sore right shoulder, made throws to first base while fielding groundballs at shortstop prior to Saturday afternoon's exhibition game against Kansas City at Miller Park. Watched closely by manager Ron Roenicke...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Brewers Extend Jean Segura?

(Image: Mike McGinnis / Getty Images) (Editor's note: This is the debut post by new contributor Ben Tannenbaum) The emergence of Jean Segura was one of the few bright spots amidst the wreckage of the 2013 Brewers. Acquired from Anaheim in the Zack Greinke trade, the shortstop made the most of his first full major league season. He got out of the gate strong, hitting .367...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons to watch the Milwaukee Brewers in 2014

Any casual baseball fan knows that the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t have the best season last year.  For some, the prospect of watching the Brewers struggle through another torturous season might be too much.  BUT NOT FOR ME.  Instead I decided to look at the glass half full and highlight three fantastic reasons to look forward to the Brewers next season. 1) We will only hear about...
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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