VIDEO: Jean Segura receives a warm ovation in first at-bat since son’s passing

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Brewers shortstop Jean Segura returned to action last night one week after the passing of his nine-month-old son Janniel. Even though he was a visiting player against the Nationals, he received a very warm ovation from the crowd at Nationals Park when he came up to bat in the top of the second inning. Watch below:

You can see a number of Brewers fans were in attendance, but plenty of Nationals fans were cheering too. Well done, everyone.

Segura said after the game that he was touched by the support he received from the fans:

Aaron Boone interviewed for the Yankees manager job today

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MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch reports that ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone interviewed for the Yankees’ manager job today. No word as to whether he hit a big home run.

Boone, an ESPN analyst, obviously has some history with the Yankees, but he has no coaching experience at any level. Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote earlier this week of Boone that the Yankees “are intrigued if his charisma and passion can compensate for inexperience.” I’d say the answer to that question, whenever asked and in whatever context, is always “no,” but I suppose there’s a first time for everything.

So far the Yankees have interviewed Rob Thomson, Eric Wedge and Hensley Meulens. Yesterday Brian Cashman said there was no rush to fill the job, and that the Winter Meetings are not a deadline for the team in doing so.