2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Jean Segura
After a strong statistical season, Jean Segura heads to the Phillies in 2019 and Greg Jewett gives you everything you need to know regarding drafting the infielder in 2019.
Despite ranking eighth in batting average (.308), ninth in stolen bases (75) and tied for 21st in runs (278) over the last three seasons, fantasy owners continue to undervalue Jean Segura . Early NFBC drafts could portend the draft season with Segura as the 11th shortstop being taken. Should he be?
Last season, Segura accrued 586 at-bats with Seattle scoring 91 runs with 10 home runs, 63 RBI, 20 stolen bases and a .304/.341/.415 slash line. There have been whispers that Segura isn’t a great teammate based on a fight with Dee Gordon last year combined with the fact he will be with his third franchise in four years. However, for fantasy purposes, none of this matters.
In fact, noting he’s heading back to a plus hitting ball park in Philadelphia while potentially hitting second in the lineup could make him a solid fantasy contributor that seems to be flying beneath the radar. During the last three years, Segura’s racked up 1,747 at-bats, 273 runs, 41 home runs, 172 RBI, 75...