When Was Jean Segura Drafted?

Jean Carlos Enrique Segura is a Dominican baseball shortstop who currently plays for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He’s played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Seattle Mariners in the past.

In 2013 and 2018, Segura was named to the All-Star team, and in 2016 he led the National League in hits. At the 2017 World Baseball Classic, he was a member of the Dominican Republic’s national squad.

When Was Jean Segura Drafted?

Jean Segura was never drafted.

In 2007, Segura signed a free agency contract with the Angels. In 2012, he debuted in the major leagues with the Angels before being sent to the Brewers as part of a transaction for Zack Greinke.

Jean Segura
Jean Segura

He was a member of the Milwaukee Brewers until 2015 when he was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. After the 2016 season, he was moved to Seattle and signed a five-year, $70 million contract with the Mariners.

Seattle traded Segura to Philadelphia after the 2018 season.

In 2007, he made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer Angels of the Dominican Summer League’s Rookie Division.

Segura took the batter’s box. In 219 at bats, he hit 324/.392/.393 with 22 stolen bases and 7 sacrifice hits (7th in the league), earning him a DSL post-season All-Star award.

In 2008, he shattered his left leg while playing for the Arizona Angels of the Rookie-level Arizona League.

Segura batted .354/.395/.514 with 11 stolen bases in 181 at bats for the Orem Owlz of the Rookie-level Pioneer League in 2009, and also appeared in five games for the Salt Lake Bees of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League.