Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is out with a fractured finger

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Milwaukee figures to be without shortstop Jean Segura for a while, placing him on the disabled list with a fractured pinkie finger on his throwing hand.

Segura was off to a slow start, hitting .262 with two homers and a .679 OPS in 33 games, although that actually represents a step up from his poor production last season.

Light-hitting journeyman Hector Gomez was the in-house option to replace Segura at shortstop, so the Brewers have called up 21-year-old prospect Luis Sardinas to fill in the position. He was acquired from the Rangers this offseason in the Yovani Gallardo trade and has some long-term upside, but Sardinas doesn’t appear to be ready for the majors after posting a sub-.700 OPS at Triple-A.