Thoughts on “Baseball in the Dominican Republic: Jean Segura” ☆

After last night’s Brewers/Pirates game, Fox Sports Wisconsin aired the first of three “Baseball in the Dominican Republic” specials that will focus on current – and perhaps future – Brewers.  I hadn’t read this story of the series’ origin until after the first episode aired.  It sounds like a fascinating project: The plan was to get in, shoot some video and get out...
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Segura hasn't forgotten his Dominican Republic roots

  FOX Sports Wisconsin is presenting a special series on the Brewers in the Dominican Republic. The first special airs Friday, April 11 after the Brewers-Pirates game, and is on Jean Segura, who takes us through his childhood, when he helped his grandmother make candy that was sold to help feed the family, and baseball was played in a pasture with a home-made ball and a tree limb...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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Brewers rumors: Jean Segura no longer talking extension

Any talk of a contract extension with Jean Segura of the Milwaukee Brewers can be forgotten. According to the Journal Sentinel, the Brewers told Segura to "just go out and play" at this point. Segura enters just his second year at the big-league level but has already proven to be a building block as Milwaukee progresses into the 2014 season.Segura broke onto the scene in...
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Brewers' Jean Segura ready for Opening Day

Two days ago, Sports Injury Alert reported that shoulder soreness could land the Milwaukee Brewers All-Star shortstop Jean Segura on the disabled list to start the season. Well, things are looking up, tweets Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, Looks like SS Jean Segura will be in #Brewers opening day lineup after all. Blog coming on— Tom...
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18 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Friday: Decision yet to be made on Segura's status for Opening Day

MILWAUKEE -- Jean Segura's sore right shoulder is feeling better, but the Milwaukee Brewers shortstop's status for Opening Day is still up in the air. Segura, who hasn't played since March 18, did some light throwing and took groundballs prior to Friday's exhibition game against Kansas City at Miller Park. "There's still a little bit there," Brewers...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Rumors: Long-term contract negotiations with Jean Segura are shelved

The Milwaukee Brewers and shortstop Jean Segura have ceased negotiations on a long-term contract extension. The club and Segura’s representatives had been discussing a deal for the 24-year-old. According to Chris Cotillo on MLB Daily Dish, there is a significant chasm between Segura and the Brewers on the player’s value. There are no plans to reopen negotiations, but they might...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Rumors: Extension talks with Jean Segura are ongoing

The Milwaukee Brewers have one of the best young shortstops in the game.  Jean Segura has quietly become a force.  He has three years of arbitration between 2016 & 2018 before he can become a free agent for the 2019 season.  The Brewers are working hard though on a long term extension. Tom Hardicourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tweets: To best of my knowledge, #Brewers...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Rumors: Jean Segura & team looking at an extension

The Milwaukee Brewers & shortstop Jean Segura are both interested in an extension.  He's scheduled to make $500 thousand the next two years, followed by three years of arbitration before he's a free agent after the 2018 season.  Tom Hardricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tweets: Nothing happening yet but sounds like #Brewers will make an attempt to sign SS Jean...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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