Jean Segura injury: Brewers shortstop is day-to-day with a "left quad contusion."

Tom Lynn

If he can't play tomorrow it could leave the Brewers very short on their bench.

Jean Segura left Sunday's game early after being taken out by a slide at second base, but the Brewers appear to have dodged a bullet as his injury is being reported as a "left quad contusion," and he's being listed as day-to-day. Segura tried to stay in the game bit left an inning after the incident.

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Segura becomes the latest name on the list of recent Brewer injuries, and he's the second Brewer to be listed as day-to-day: Ryan Braun also missed today's game (the third in a row for him) with neck spasms, and was unavailable to pinch hit even after all of the Brewers' other bench players had been used. That forced Ron Roenicke to use Kyle Lohse as a pinch hitter with the game on the line in the eleventh inning today.

Segura's status for tomorrow's game has not been announced, but if he wasn't able to finish the game today it's hard to believe he'll be ready in time for a 1:20 first pitch in Chicago tomorrow. If he and Braun both can't go, the Brewers will have to strongly consider making a roster move to add a player to their bench.

On Sunday the Brewers handled Segura's absence by using Alex Gonzalez at shortstop, moving Yuniesky Betancourt to third base and playing Martin Maldonado at first. That alignment leaves one outfielder (either Logan Schafer or Khris Davis) and Josh Prince available on the bench.

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