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    2014 Avg.
    .246
     
    Career Avg.
    .270
    Name  Jean Segura
    Born  3/17/1990
    Height  5-10
    Weight  165
    Number  9
    Position  SS
    Bats  R
    Throws  R
    9/20/2014 3:55:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is hitless in 15 at-bats against Pirates starter Edinson Volquez and is not in the starting lineup.
    Insight: The shortstop has hit .238 with four home runs, 18 steals and a .593 OPS. Hopefully he comes back in 2015 and plays like he did in his first full season (2013) instead of this pale version of himself.
     
    9/20/2014 10:09:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is hitless in 15 at-bats against Pirates starter Edinson Volquez.
    Insight: Avoid this matchup. The shortstop has hit .238 with four home runs, 18 steals and a .593 OPS. Hopefully he comes back in 2015 and plays like he did in his first full season (2013) instead of this pale version of himself.
     
    9/6/2014 11:40:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is a career .538 hitter (7-for-13) against Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn.
    Insight: The shortstop has hit .235 with four home runs, 16 steals and a .590 OPS, but we like the matchup Saturday after his rapped out three hits and scored a couple of runs Friday night.
     
    8/24/2014 11:49:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is not in Sunday's starting lineup, Elian Herrera gets the nod.
    Insight: The shortstop has hit .233 with four home runs, 16 steals and a .588 OPS this season after fading badly following his All-Star appearance last year. he is not longer the fantasy star he was at the beginning of the 2013 season.
     
    8/14/2014 1:10:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is not in Thursday's starting lineup, Elian Herrera gets the nod.
    Insight: The shortstop has hit .234 with four home runs, 16 steals and a .584 OPS this season after fading badly following his All-Star appearance last year. He's also been dealing with a quad injury.
     
    8/5/2014 5:10:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura (quad) is in the lineup Tuesday.
    Insight: Segura missed Sunday's game due to left quad soreness. The shortstop has hit .234 with four home runs, 16 steals and a .591 OPS this season after fading badly following his All-Star appearance last year.
     
    8/4/2014 10:40:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is questionable for Tuesday's game against San Francisco due to a sore left quad.
    Insight: Segura is batting .234 with four homers, 26 RBI and 16 steals in 2014. He looks nothing like the 2013 All-Star and has little fantasy value at this production level.
     
    7/17/2014 1:52:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has returned to the team after flying home to be with his family following the tragic death of his nine-month-old son. SOURCE: Greg Matzek, 620 WTMJ
    Insight: Segura will travel with the Brewers on their three-game trip to Washington this weekend but may not play every day yet. Segura was an All-Star in 2013, but he declined in the second half last year and has batted .232 with four homers, 23 RBI and 15 steals in 2014.
     
    7/12/2014 2:55:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has been placed on bereavement leave after the death of his nine-month-old son and has returned to the Dominican Republic.
    Insight: Segura has yet to reach the hieghts we saw back at the start of the 2013 season, but he's still a low-end fantasy option at .232 with 4 HR, 23 RBI, 41 runs, 15 SB.
     
    7/10/2014 11:38:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is not in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
    Insight: Segura was just 2-for-12 in the first three games of the series and will give way to Jeff Bianchi (.169, 0 HR, 6 RBI) for the series finale.
     
    7/1/2014 10:22:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura left Saturday's game with leg cramps and didn't play Sunday, but is in Tuesday's lineup versus Toronto batting ninth.
    Insight: Segura was a fantasy star for the first three months of 2013, but he's struggled just to be more than average since.
     
    7/1/2014 9:44:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura left Saturday's game with leg cramps and didn't play Sunday, but should be ready to go Tuesday versus Toronto.
    Insight: Segura's replacement, Jeff Bianchi hasn't proven that he can hit major league pitching. Segura was a fantasy star for the first three months of 2013, but he's struggled just to be more than average since.
     
    6/29/2014 1:35:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura left Saturday's game with leg cramps is not in Sunday's starting lineup against the Rockies.
    Insight: Segura was a fantasy star for the first three months of 2013, but he's struggled since. He still provides speed (14 SB) and runs (41), just not with the power we saw at the beginning of 2013.
     
    6/29/2014 10:07:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura left Saturday's game with leg cramps, according to Adam McCalvy of mlb.com. and is questionable for Sunday's game with the Rockies.
    Insight: Segura was a fantasy star for the first three months of 2013, but he's struggled since. He still provides speed (14 SB) and runs (41), just not with the power we saw at the beginning of 2013.
     
    6/28/2014 7:08:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura left Saturday's game with leg cramps, according to Adam McCalvy of mlb.com.
    Insight: Segura was a fantasy star for the first three months of 2013, but he's hit .247 with just 29 extra-base hits (5 HR) in his last 576 at-bats. He's also been caught stealing eight times in 22 attempts this season.
     
    6/7/2014 9:50:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has never managed to knock out a hit against Pittsburgh starter Edinson Volquez.
    Insight: He's 0-for-11. After a great first half of 2013, Segura seems to have settled for mediocrity. He's batting .262 with two homers, 17 RBI and 12 steals. More is expected.
     
    5/24/2014 11:11:00 AM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has stolen four bases without being caught against Miami starter Jacob Turner.
    Insight: If you need steals, Segura should be a good option for Saturday. Segura is also 3-for-6 in their limited matchups.
     
    5/6/2014 2:19:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI Monday against the Diamondbacks.
    Insight: In Segura's last 324 plate appearances going back to July 23 last season, he has walked just 10 times and batted .240 with three home runs.
     
    5/1/2014 6:37:00 PM
    Description: Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has returned to the starting lineup for Thursday's game against Cincinnati. SOURCE: Adam McCalvy, MLB.com
    Insight: He's come off the bench the last few games. Segura underwent plastic surgery this past weekend after getting hit in the face. He's off to a so-so start with just one homer and five RBI through his first 25 games. Segura does have five stolen bases, though he's also been caught four times.
     
    5/1/2014 9:58:00 AM
    Description: Milwaukee shortstop Jean Segura is expected to return to the starting lineup for Thursday, according to manager Ron Roenicke.
    Insight: He pinch-hit on Tuesday and played an inning in the field on Wednesday. Segura got popped in the face by an errant Ryan Braun swing a couple days ago. He's been a bit of a disappointment so far, batting .236 with one homer, five RBI, 11 runs scored and five steals.
     

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