2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Jean Segura
Colby Conway takes a closer look at Philadelphia Phillies SS/3B Jean Segura to let fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2020 MLB season.
Jean Segura has bounced around a little bit in the league, playing for five teams since he entered the MLB back in 2012. He’s played for the Angels (well, kind of), the Brewers, Diamondbacks, Mariners and last year was his first year with the Phillies. As he’s progressed in the league, he’s changed a bit. From 2013-2015, Segura hit 23 home runs in 434 games. Then, in 2016, his first year in Arizona, he hit 20 home runs in 153 games, and has hit double-digit round trippers in each of the past four years. Yes, the power numbers are down for Segura, and his .280 average last year was his lowest since 2015. We’ll get to the power numbers a bit later, but especially for Segura’s game, there’s a more troubling thing.
However, the more troubling thing is that his stolen base numbers are down. Last year, he tried to steal a bag just 12 times. That’s the lowest number in a season for him since 2012, when he attempted eight stolen bases in just 45 games! It’s down, and way down. Here’s...