Jean Segura Ties Franchise Mark With Six Hits in Brewers Loss

Milwaukee Brewers newsMilwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura went 6-for- 7  in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins in extra innings. Segura tied a franchise record with two outs in the 14th inning to raise National League leading batting average to .365. He has eight home runs and 22 RBI and 14 stolen bases.

Segura is second only in all of Major League baseball to the Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera is hitting .373,

Only two other brewers in franchise history have had six hits in a game, Johnny Briggs on Aug. 4, 1973, at Cleveland and Kevin Reimer on Aug. 24, 1993, vs. Oakland.

Segura would have rather had a win. “It doesn’t matter how good you are if we lost,” Segura said.  The  Brewers have lost 20 of their last 25 games.

After Minnesota blew a 4-0 lead, Justin Morneau had a sacrifice fly in the eighth to give the Twins a 5-4 lead. Segura tied the  In the bottom of the ninth with it an RBI single  to centerfield to take the game to extra innings. Pinch hitter Eduardo Escobar hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 14th inning  To break the deadlock.

Ryan Doumit, Josh Willingham and Aaron Hicks homered for the Twins and Ryan Pressly pitched two innings of perfect relief to earn the win.

 


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