JEAN SEGURA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Aaron Hill's time with the Brewers could be short

Aaron Hill says he has no issue with being traded to a rebuilding franchise, but his time with the Milwaukee Brewers might not be very long.The Brewers acquired Hill, who turns 34 before the beginning of the season, in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks that sent shortstop Jean Segura to the D-backs at the end of January.The veteran infielder tells the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Trade for Segura: When Does This Team Want to Win?

“We think that our time is now. Obviously, with the way ownership has stepped up, we’re putting the effort towards trying to get it done now.” This quote from Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart during a conference call with reporters at last December’s Winter Meetings not only sums up the current philosophy of the front office, but it explains every transaction...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pulling Apart the Segura Trade

Last week, the Milwaukee Brewers traded shortstop Jean Segura and right-hander Tyler Wagner to the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for right-hander Chase Anderson, infielder Aaron Hill and infield prospect Isan Diaz. The trade has largely been painted as a significant win for the Brewers. Some have considered the deal a pure salary dump, as the D-Backs cleared approximately half of...
Via BP Milwaukee
10 days ago  |  Discuss

After years marked by tragedy, frustration, can Segura blossom in desert?

Look at the numbers -- 2½ seasons of poor offensive numbers -- and it’s difficult to see why the Diamondbacks wanted Jean Segura. Since July 19, 2013, Segura’s OPS is .610, the lowest in the majors over that span for players with at least 1,100 plate appearances, according to STATS LLC. And yet, his numbers do not necessarily tell the entire story. Many fans know that on July...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers’ Quiet Upside Play

There’s a lot to talk about with any five-player trade. And with the trade that sent Jean Segura from the Brewers to the Diamondbacks, there are plenty of noteworthy angles. There’s the matter of Segura’s offensive upside vs. Segura’s offensive reality. There’s the matter of the Diamondbacks clutching onto their highest remaining draft pick, and there’s the matter of...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers get $6.5 million in Diamondbacks trade

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks are giving the Brewers $6.5 million as part of the trade that sent infielder Aaron Hill and right-handed starter Chase Anderson to Milwaukee for shortstop Jean Segura and righty Tyler Wagner.Milwaukee also obtained minor league shortstop Isan Diaz in the deal announced Saturday.Hill is owed $12 million in the final season of a $35 million, three-year contract.
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs sending $6.5 million to Brewers as part of Segura trade

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks are giving the Brewers $6.5 million as part of the trade that sent infielder Aaron Hill and right-handed starter Chase Anderson and infielder Aaron Hill to Milwaukee for shortstop Jean Segura and righty Tyler Wagner. Milwaukee also obtained minor league shortstop Isan Diaz in the deal announced Saturday. Hill is owed $12 million in the final season...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Howie Kendrick, Jean Segura, and Arizona’s Latest Mistake

Over the weekend, the Dodgers and Diamondbacks made a pair of related transactions. On Friday night, after failing to find a suitor due to the specter of a potential lost draft choice, Howie Kendrick re-signed with the Dodgers for a relative pittance; $20 million over the next two years. Given that Kendrick turned down the qualifying offer, which would have guaranteed him $15.8 million...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jean Segura traded to Diamondbacks in five-player deal with Brewers

Desperate for an upgrade at the middle infield positions, the Arizona Diamondbacks appear to have found their man. Shortstop Jean Segura was acquired by the D-Backs along with minor-league pitcher Tyler Wagner from the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday in exchange for second baseman Aaron Hill, righthander Chase Anderson, and shortstop prospect Isan Diaz, per Keith Law of ESPN. Jean...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers trade SS Segura, Wagner to D-backs for pitcher Anderson, Hill

MILWAUKEE -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have traded right-handed starter Chase Anderson and infielder Aaron Hill to the Milwaukee Brewers for shortstop Jean Segura and righty Tyler Wagner.The Brewers also got minor league shortstop Isan Diaz and cash in the deal announced Saturday.The 28-year-old Anderson was 6-6 with a 4.30 ERA in 27 starts last season. Hill has played 11 seasons...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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