Good morning everyone and welcome to the Sunday edition of Brewer Daily News. Yesterday, the Milwaukee Brewers’ Jean Segura and Carlos Gomez were named to the National League roster for the upcoming All-Star Game in New York. Secondly, last night the Brewers (35-51) won a close game over the New York Mets (36-48).
For the first time in both of their careers, Gomez and Segura were voted onto the NL roster for the All-Star Game. Segura, 23, in particular had been impressive as he’s playing in what may hopefully be his first full major league season.
“It was a special moment,” Segura said. “I was so happy. At my age, not that many people do what I do right now. I feel pretty good, you know?” – via Brewers.com
Both players are reserves for the roster, but with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki out, Segura could see the nod as the starter. This year’s All-Star Game is on July 16th at Citi Field in New York, which is the home of the Mets.
Last night, the Brewers beat the Mets 7-6. Yovani Gallardo was the starter for Milwaukee and was decent, picking up his seventh win of the year. Gallardo pitched six innings and allowed four runs on six hits, three walks and struck out six.
Offensively, the Brewers were solid, picking up 12 hits. Segura went 2-for-4 at the plate with two big RBIs. Jonathan Lucroy hit a solo home run, his ninth of the year, as he went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Logan Schafer also impressed as he went 3-for-4 with one RBI. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez left after the fifth and was replaced by Yuniesky Betancourt.
Today the Brewers and Mets play in the rubber match of this three game series at 2:10 p.m. ET / 1:10 p.m. CT. The projected starters are Jeremy Hefner (3-6, 3.54 ERA) for New York and Tom Gorzelanny (1-1, 2.43 ERA) for Milwaukee.